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Inspirational YouTube Makeup Guru, Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13

Inspirational YouTube Makeup Guru, Talia Castellano Passes Away at 13

On Tuesday, the inspirational YouTube makeup guru Talia Castellano passed away after a long battle with cancer. Known on YouTube as TaliaJoy18, Castellano not only impressed people with her makeup skills continue reading »

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

Gold Coins from Sunken 1715 Spanish Galleon Found at Ocean’s Bottom near Florida

A total of 48 gold "escudos" making up part of the treasure from a 17th-century galleon have been recovered on Florida's east coast, the media reported Monday. continue reading »

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Not Guilty of Killing African-American Teenager Trayvon Martin

JUST IN:  George Zimmerman Not Guilty of Killing African-American Teenager Trayvon Martin

The six-person juror panel came back with a Not Guilty verdict for George Zimmerman after deliberating more than 16 hours over two days. continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Gun-Toting Felon Arrested Thanks to Facebook Photos

LATINO BLOTTER: Gun-Toting Felon Arrested Thanks to Facebook Photos

A Florida man was arrested and plead guilty to illegally possessing firearms after being caught on Facebook. Alain Ramirez, 28, was convicted of felony burglary in 2008, and was therefore not allowed to possess firearms or ammunition. continue reading »

Miami’s Casa Casuarina, aka Versace Mansion, Faces Uncertain Future

Miami’s Casa Casuarina, aka Versace Mansion, Faces Uncertain Future

Casa Casuarina, the South Beach mansion where Italian designer Gianni Versace was murdered in 1997, faces an uncertain future after its current owner filed for bankrutpcy protection. continue reading »

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Where Can Undocumented Immigrants Drive “Legally”?

Across the country from California to Vermont, lawmakers are changing legislation in regards to driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants. In the past year many states have passed new bills and laws allowing the undocumented the right to drive legally. continue reading »

Man Steals $2M in Merchandise from Toys-R-Us Stores Across the Country

Man Steals $2M in Merchandise from Toys-R-Us Stores Across the Country

A man named Ignatius "Michael" Pollara is accused of stealing more than $2 million in merchandise from Toys-R-Us stores across the country. According to Florida investigators, Pollara is one of the continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Sisters Get DUIs After Switching Seats When Pulled Over

LATINO BLOTTER: Sisters Get DUIs After Switching Seats When Pulled Over

The Miranda sisters of Miami were read their Miranda rights after they were pulled over by an officer who spotted their car swerving on U.S. 1. While following Steffany Miranda, 18 continue reading »

People With Money Could Buy Visa Under Immigration Reform

People With Money Could Buy Visa Under Immigration Reform

The U.S. Senate wants to create an “investor visa,” which would expand the current EB-5 program by lowering the investment threshold for foreign nationals seeking U.S. residency. continue reading »

STUDY: For Hispanics and Black George Zimmerman Shows Criminal Injustice

STUDY: For Hispanics and Black George Zimmerman Shows Criminal Injustice

Blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to believe that George Zimmerman would have been arrested immediately had he shot a white person, according to a newly published study. continue reading »

Fertility or Birth Rate? What Jeb Bush Really Meant

Fertility or Birth Rate? What Jeb Bush Really Meant

Jeb Bush got the Twitter to flutter over the weekend because of something he said. He was speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition conference in Washington when he made this statement: continue reading »

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Drives Drunk in Wrong Direction With No Pants

LATINO BLOTTER: Woman Drives Drunk in Wrong Direction With No Pants

Ma'am, when you're arrested for DUI and you're not wearing pants, there sometimes is a connection between unusual behavior — not wearing your clothes — and the level of intoxication. continue reading »

JUST IN:  Miami Heat Repeat – 2013 NBA Champions

JUST IN:  Miami Heat Repeat – 2013 NBA Champions

The Miami Heat and LeBron James’ headband have claimed another straight NBA championship with a 95-88 victory over the San Antonio Spurs. continue reading »

One Ethnic Minority Part of All Woman Jury Deciding George Zimmerman’s Fate

One Ethnic Minority Part of All Woman Jury Deciding George Zimmerman’s Fate

The state of Florida has chosen an all woman jury to determine the fate of George Zimmerman on charges of murdering African-American teen Trayvon Martin. continue reading »

POLL:  Florida Voters Not Thrilled with Rubio’s Work on Immigration

POLL:  Florida Voters Not Thrilled with Rubio’s Work on Immigration

Florida voters give Sen. Marco Rubio negative ratings for his work on immigration reform and strongly disagree with his vote in the U.S. Senate against requiring background checks for those buying gun continue reading »