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Edgar Alvarez was arrested in Coral Gables in connection with a 2006 murder in Southern California. (CBS4)

SoCal Fugitive Tracked Down & Arrested In Coral Gables

A fugitive wanted for murder in California was arrested in Coral Gables Wednesday, the FBI said.


John Hammar

Jon Hammar Speaks Out After Months Long Imprisonment In Mexico

The South Florida Marine veteran released from a Mexican prison after a harrowing four-month ordeal is speaking out about his terrifying time behind bars.


John Hammar

Fmr. Marine Jailed In Mexico Is Home For Christmas

The South Florida Marine veteran released from a Mexican prison late last week has made it back to South Florida after a harrowing four-month ordeal.


John Hammar

Ex-Marine From S. Florida Released From Mexican Jail

Jon Hammar, the 27-year-old former Marine from Palmetto Bay, was released Friday night from the Matamoros jail.


Mexico City Wal-Mart

Opinion: Walmart Bribery And Mexico

According to news reports, the allure of building a Wal-Mart near ancient pyramids in Mexico, and thus gaining access to global tourists nearby, was so strong that Wal-Mart circumvented democratic institutions and bribed the right people to get their way.


John Hammar

Parents Enlist Help To Free Ex-Marine From Mexican Prison

A Palmetto Bay man who survived wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is now locked in a legal battle South of the border.


Tropical Storm Ernesto, Wednesday 8/8/12 11pm

TS Ernesto Picks Up Steam As It Enters Southers Bay Of Campeche

Ernesto has finally entered the southern Bay of Campeche and is gaining strength, according to forecasters at the National Hurricane Center.


Hurricane Ernesto, Tuesday 8/7 11pm

Hurricane Ernesto Beginning To Make Landfall On Yucatan Peninsula

Ernesto has strengthened into a Category 1 Hurricane as it continues to head toward the Yucatan Peninsula.



Florence Weakens, No Threat To Land

Tropical Storm Florence, a storm in the eastern Atlantic that poses no threat to land, is done strengthening.

CBS Miami–08/05/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.