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Jasmine Kripalani

Jasmine Kripalani is a court producer for CBS4.

Prior to joining CBS4, she worked as a reporter for The Miami Herald covering local politics, crime and occasional features for print and online.

She was part of The Miami Herald’s Pulitzer Prize-winning team for its breaking news coverage of Cuban boy Elian Gonzalez who was seized by federal agents and returned to his father in April, 1999.

Jasmine is familiar with the only-in-South-Florida story lines that make this community such a news-rich environment. One such story Jasmine uncovered featured a greens keeper, who worked for an exclusive golf club in Weston, and, who, it was later discovered, had been robbing banks in Scottsdale, Ariz. on his days off.

Jasmine worked as an intern for various newspapers including the Commercial (Memphis) Appeal, Contra Costa Times in California’s Bay Area, St. Paul Pioneer Press and The Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Her work has also appeared in The Washington Post. She spent a year studying French at the Sorbonne in Paris where she covered Yasser Arafat’s death and other international stories on a freelance basis.

She joined CBS4 News in August of 2008, and has moved around the newsroom from night editor on the news assignment desk to producer for the CBS4 I-Team and now as weekend web producer.

When she’s not working, Jasmine enjoys spending time with her daughter, reading, singing karaoke and learning new languages. She’s fluent in Spanish and French.

Geralyn Graham at her trial on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jury To Begin Deliberations In Graham Murder Trial Thursday

Jurors heard from state prosecutors one final time Wednesday afternoon before they decide the fate of accused child killer Geralyn Graham.

CBS4–01/23/2013

Geralyn Graham at her trial on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Defense Discredits Jailhouse Informants’ Testimony In Graham Trial

Defense attorneys for Geralyn Graham continued to present their case Monday with testimony from a county prison guard whose testimony aims to discredit a jailhouse informant’s assertion that Graham confessed to her about killing foster child Rilya Wilson.

CBS4–01/14/2013

Geralyn Graham in court on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Credibility Of Jailhouse Confession At Issue In Graham Trial

Testimony against Geralyn Graham continued Friday as state prosecutors tried to bolster the credibility of a jailhouse snitch — a key witness in their case against the accused child murderer. Graham faces first-degree murder in the death of foster child 4-year-old Rilya Wilson. Rilya’s body has never been found.

CBS Miami–01/04/2013

Courtroom Generic Gavel

Judge Denies Widow’s Stand Your Ground Defense

A Miami criminal court judge denied a widow’s claim that she acted in self-defense when she shot and killed the man she suspected of killing her husband.

CBS Miami–12/21/2012

Robin Lunceford testifies at the trial of Geralyn Graham on Wednesday Dec. 19, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Jailhouse Informant Takes Stand In Rilya Wilson Trial

Robin Lunceford, a jailhouse informant, took the stand Wednesday afternoon in the murder trial of Geralyn Graham, accused of killing Rilya Wilson.

CBS Miami–12/19/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade Corrections) Chris Paciello whose real name is Christian Ludwigsen

Former SoBe Club King Avoids Jail After DUI Arrest

Chris Paciello, the once renowned South Beach club king, made an appearance Monday morning, but this time before Miami-Dade County Court Edward Newman.

CBS4–08/13/2012

Juan Carlos Portieles, 33, is charged with murder in the death of 18-Year-Old Jaclyn Torrealba in 2009.  (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Jury: Killer DJ Will Die In Prison

A Miami-Dade county jury has sent a Miami DJ to prison for life, with no chance of parole, for killing his girlfriend and then driving around for a day with her body in the front seat of his car.

CBS4–07/31/2012

Miryanis Napoles (Source: Miami-Dade County Police)

Former Bank Employee Faces Fraud Charges

A 27-year-old former Miami Beach bank employee is accused of fraudulently withdrawing thousands of dollars from a bank customer’s account.

CBS4–06/22/2012

Miami filmmaker Billy Corben appeared before Judge Jose Fernandez Wednesday morning, June 13, 2012.  (Source: Walter Michot / Miami Herald Staff)

Filmmaker Off The Hook For Tweeting During Trial

A Miami-Dade Judge told famed filmmaker Billy Corben Wednesday morning that he “did violate my court order” for using social media while serving as a juror.

CBS4–06/13/2012

Doug Burris prepares to retire with a final performance Saturday night (April 28th) at Miami Beach Senior High.  (CBS4)

Rock Ensemble Teacher Prepares Farewell Performance

In his 40 years leading Miami Beach’s Sr. High School’s Rock Ensemble, Doug Burris hasn’t skipped a beat.

CBS4–04/26/2012

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