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Blog Entries by HS News Staff

Woman Dies from 15-Inch Vaginal Penetration, Gavin Yepa Now Faces Life in Prison

Yesterday afternoon, FBI special agents arrested Gavin Yepa, 26, a member and resident of Jemez Pueblo, on a criminal complaint alleging a sexual assault continue reading »

Fighting Forest Fire, Argentine Pilot Survives Crash

The pilot of a plane being used to fight a forest fire in Chubut, a province in Argentina's Patagonia region, survived a crash on Wednesday, officials said. Firefighters found the pilot, continue reading »

Celebrity Apprentice, Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza Chooses Latino Commission on AIDS as Her Charity

The Latino Commission on AIDS announced it is honored to be Miss Universe 2008 Dayana Mendoza’s Charity Choice for the 2012 Celebrity Apprentice TV Show. continue reading »

Romney the DREAM Killer - By Hector Luis Alamo, Jr.

Former Massachusetts governor and current GOP presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney has vowed to veto the DREAM Act if he’s elected president. “The question is, if I were elected and Congress were to pass the DREAM Act, would I veto it, and the answer is yes," Romney told a group of voters in Le Mars, Iowa, during a campaign stop on Saturday. "For those that come here illegally, the idea of giving them in-state tuition credits or other special benefits, I find to be contrary to the idea of a nation of laws." continue reading »

117 Children Murdered in Colombia in 2011, Over 40% Under Age of 5 Years-Old

In 2011 117 children were murdered in Colombia, 41 of them under 5 years of age. This is what emerges from the statistics, sent to Fides, on the toll statements released at the end of 2011 concerning violent deaths in America. continue reading »

Narco Boat Loaded with Marijuana Seized Off California Coast, 10 Arrested

Ten people are in custody following the predawn interdiction Wednesday of a Mexican "panga" boat loaded with more than a ton of marijuana along the Ventura County coast north of Los Angeles. continue reading »

STUDY:  Hispanics Holiday Shopped on Their Mobil Devices to The Tune of $5.15 Billion

U.S. Hispanic Consumers spent more than $5.15 billion during this year’s holiday season on mobile devices, illustrated in a new INFOgraphic, Hispanic Holiday Mobile Survey 2011 by Zpryme. continue reading »

Auto Sales in Brazil Reach Record High

More than 3.63 million new cars, pick-up trucks, vans, large trucks and buses were sold last year in Brazil, an increase of 3.63 percent over 2010 and a new record, the Fenabrave distributors' association said Wednesday. continue reading »

Dying Man Ignored by People in Mexican Bank- Business Goes on as Usual

A 65-year-old man died from an apparent heart attack while standing in line in a Mexico City bank as other customers and most of the employees ignored what was happening, officials said. Julian Vives Leon, who was identified by his brother, died on Tuesday, the Federal District Attorney's Office said. continue reading »

Gloria Estefan First Female to Debut on No. 1 Spot on Latin Billboard

Singer Gloria Estefan has become the first female artist to debut in the No. 1 spot on Billboard Latin Songs in the 25 years since the chart was created, Billboard said Wednesday. continue reading »

Arredondo Family Loses 2nd Child After He’s Unable to Cope With Loss of Brother Killed in Iraq

In 2004, the Arredondo family lost 20-year-old Alexander to the war in Iraq. Seven years later, Lance Corporal Alexander Arredondo’s father has been struck with another devast continue reading »

Man Convicted of Killing Carlos Acosta Gets Retrial After Court Stenographer Loses Transcript

The family of Carlos Acosta, who was killed in September 2005, will have to suffer through another trial despite a man being convicted of the murder in 2009, all because of a computer virus. continue reading »

At 1035 lbs, Mayra Rosales Avoids Jail for Nephew’s Death, Defense Claims She’s Too Fat to Murder

Mayra Lizbeth Rosales of Texas was accused of hitting her nephew over the head, resulting in his 2008 death. However, her defense team claimed that the super morbidly obese woman was incapable of killing him because she’s too fat. continue reading »

60-Year Old L.A. Latino Bishop Resigns After Admitting to Fathering 2 Children

Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Gabino Zavala as auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles after the prelate disclosed he was the father of two teenage children, the Vatican said Wednesday. continue reading »

Mario Lopez Announces Engagement to Mother of His Child, Courtney Mazza

Extra host, Mario Lopez proposed to the mother of his daughter over New Year's weekend while they vacationed in Mexico. The 38-year-old Saved By the Bell continue reading »