By Fox News Latino | 09/04/2013 - 11:15
Elba Ortiz has come out of hiding to set the record straight.
Despite fearing for her safety, the mother of Carlos Ortiz, who is currently sitting in jail with his friend and former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez for an alleged role in murder of Odin Lloyd, has grown desperate to “tell people the truth.”
By Fox News Latino | 08/30/2013 - 10:45
A man accused of killing his wife and then posting a confession and a bloody picture of her body on Facebook has pleaded not guilty in Florida.
Prosecutors say 31-year-old Derek Medina fatally shot 26-year-old Jennifer Alfonso at their South Miami townhome earlier this month. A judge on Thursday set a tentative trial date of Nov. 4.
Medina is charged with second-degree murder, but The Miami Herald reports prosecutors will likely seek a first-degree murder indictment when the grand jury returns in September.
By Samantha Leal | 08/27/2013 - 11:10
Jodi Arias' sentencing will not happen until mid-September, reports Fox News Latino. Arizona Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens said that prosecutors needed time to respond to requests by the defense to monitor jurors' Twitter feeds, and to restrict live TV coverage of the proceedings. These requests will be heard on September 16.
By Samantha Leal | 08/21/2013 - 11:58
A federal judge has ordered a new trial for two Mexican restaurant owners who were accused of hiring undocumented workers, after he learned a juror refered to the defendants as "wetbacks," according to the Bangor Daily News.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/03/2013 - 17:13
During a speech to young students in Denver, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor acknowledged how difficult the issue of racial profiling can be while alluding to the Boston Marathon bombings.
By Sugey Palomares | 03/27/2013 - 10:25
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor challenged the anti-gay argument during the Prop 8 hearing yesterday. The Supreme Court could end up finding bans on same-sex marriage unconstitutional across the board. The Latina justice took her own stance on the matter during the hearing.
By Samantha Leal | 02/26/2013 - 11:17
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor didn't hold back when criticizing racially charged language used by a federal prosecutor in Texas, even when the Supreme Court announced it would not take up the case. Sotomayor made the relatively unusual step of writing a statement to accompany the announcement, reports Reuters.
By Samantha Leal | 07/19/2012 - 09:56
George Zimmerman, who is on trial for the murder of Trayvon Martin, spoke in a nationally televised interview for the first time last night. The interview, with Sean Hannity for Hannity on Fox News, was conducted at an undisclosed location in Seminole County, where Zimmerman must stay under conditions of his release on bail, reports Fox News Latino.
By Amaris Castillo | 09/28/2011 - 16:05
The manslaughter trial of Michael Jackson’s former personal physician Dr. Conrad Murray began yesterday and choreographer and director Kenny Ortega took the stand. The 61-year-old Spanish-American recalled the demeanor of the deceased Jackson on June 19, 2009—just days before the singer died from a drug overdose. “My friend wasn't right,” Ortega said. “There was something going on that was deeply troubling me.”
By Amaris Castillo | 07/07/2011 - 12:47
In an exclusive interview with ABC’s Barbara Walters, Jose Baez, the defense attorney in the famous Casey Anthony case, shared his thoughts on the trial’s outcome. The formal sit-down interview, which aired last night on Primetime Nightline, was the 42-year-old Puerto Rican’s first since his client was found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee after 11 hours of deliberation. The tod