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Top 7 Most Embarrassing Songs on Professional Athletes’ Playlists

By: @AlexDarcey In our series of Pre-Game Playlist, on CBSLocalSports.com, we ask professional athletes many questions surrounding their musical taste.  Questions include; their favorite artist of all time, a would-be entrance theme song, and the […]

06/20/2014

Miami Herald Photographer Patrick Farrell says the image of a father kissing his daughter still stays with him today. The father asked him to take the picture. Farrell believes despite his grief the dad wanted the world to see what had happened. (Courtesy: David Sutta)

Personal Perspective On Pulitzer Prize Photos

As a photographer myself, I was naturally drawn to the story of the Pulitzer Prize photographs exhibit. I had seen some of this work on newspapers, on television, and of course digital screens like the one you are looking at right now. When you walk into the Frost Museum though it’s different. There is something in these rooms that you can’t get through a screen or a tablet. The images are obviously the perfect blend of light and composition. What makes them spectacular is the human emotion they create. Some images contain an emotion in front of the lens while other evoke an emotion from within you.

02/13/2014

Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: Fl. Department of Corrections)

CBS4’s Gary Nelson Witnesses Execution Of Ryce’s Killer

CBS4’s Gary Nelson witnessed the execution of the Jimmy Ryce’s killer on Wednesday night.

02/12/2014

Jimmy’s father, Don Ryce, said the death of Juan Carlos Chavez will finally bring some measure of justice.  (Source: CBS4)

Jimmy Ryce’s Father Warns Other Child Predators Following Chavez’s Execution

Almost 19 years ago, the Ryce family was changed forever at the hands of Juan Carlos Chavez when he took the life of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce. At 8:17 pm Wednesday night, in front of Jimmy Ryce’s father, brother and several other witnesses, Chavez was executed by lethal injection.

02/12/2014

File image of Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS4)

Jimmy Ryce’s Killer Executed

Juan Carlos Chavez, the man who raped, murdered, and then dismembered the body of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce received the state of Florida’s ultimate punishment Wednesday when he was executed.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

Death row inmate Juan Carlos Chavez walks into the criminal courthouse Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, in Miami. (Source: Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff)

How Jimmy Ryce’s Killer Spent His Final Hours

As Juan Carlos Chavez, the convicted killer of 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce, awaits his 6 p.m. scheduled execution at Florida State Prison, he has a detailed schedule that he will follow Wednesday morning and afternoon.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

The Archdiocese of Miami held a special mass to remember jimmy Ryce and pray for his killer Juan Carlos Chavez. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Archdiocese Prays For All Involved In Chavez Execution

As the family of Jimmy Ryce wait for the execution of his killer, Juan Carlos Chavez, a special prayer service was held by the Archdiocese of Miami at St. Martha’s Catholic Church for both the Ryce family and the convicted killer.

CBS Miami–02/12/2014

Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS)

More Last Minute Appeals Possible Ahead Of Chavez Execution

The convicted murderer of nine-year-old Jimmy Ryce, Juan Carlos Chavez, has less than 19 hours to live and his lawyers are spending those hours fighting to extend his life through last minute appeals.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Juan Carlos Chavez (Source: CBS)

Justice For Jimmy: A Look Back At The Chavez Trial

“It’s been a long, long time coming,” said the father of Jimmy Ryce, upon learning that Wednesday, February 12th is the day the man who kidnapped, raped, murdered and dismembered his 9-year-old son, will be put to death.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014