A New York City woman has been sentenced to 23 years in prison for killing her aunt with a meat cleaver.
Elizabeth Sanchez, 32, pleaded guilty in June to first-degree manslaughter, according to the Queens County District Attorney's Office. She had initially been charged with murder. She was sentenced on Tuesday to 23 years in prison.
Prosecutors said Sanchez killed her aunt, 50-year-old Maria Palaguachi, in March 2017, by attacking her with a meat cleaver in the home they shared in Queens....
A new wave of fear is sweeping across the globe thanks to celebrities who share a message claiming Instagram will now allow users' photos to be used against them in court.
Uhhh, it's all a hoax.
Celebs such as Pink, Julia Roberts, Rob Lowe and Taraji P. Henson have all shared the fake post that says "Instagram does not have my permission to share photos or messages."
Even U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry fell for the scam. Let that one sink in for a second.
"There is no truth to this post,"...
A man accused of killing a Boca Raton woman after delivering a washing machine and dryer to her home is expected to reappear in court Wednesday.
Jorge Lachazo, 21, was arrested Monday on attempted murder and battery charges, but his charges were upgraded Tuesday after the victim, Evelyn Smith Udell, 75, died of her injuries.
Lachazo now faces charges of first-degree murder, first-degree arson and armed burglary with battery.
Police said Lachazo and co-worker David Gonzalez, who work for a...
The Miami Dolphins broke ground Wednesday on the team's new training complex in Miami Gardens.
Participating in the ceremony was Dolphins CEO Tom Garfinkel and several former players including Nat Moore, Joe Rose, Kim Bokamper and Channing Crowder.
Also there were Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez, Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara Jordan.
The $135 million state-of-the art complex and sports performance clinic is being built in partnership...
The federal judge overseeing the case against Jeffrey Epstein on Wednesday ordered a hearing to discuss prosecutors' effort to dismiss the indictment against the alleged sex trafficker in the wake of his death.
In a court filing, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman said he believed the Aug. 27 hearing would help shed light on the conclusion of the case against Epstein. The New York City medical examiner determined Epstein died by suicide while in jail on Aug.10.
"The court believes that...
Chantal is churning Wednesday in the North Atlantic -- at roughly the same latitude as Philadelphia -- but the tropical storm isn't expected to have any impact on land, the National Hurricane Center said.
It is unusual for a storm to have formed this far north. But with "water temperatures running 3 to 4 (degrees Fahrenheit) above average in the North Atlantic, it's not surprising there was enough fuel for this storm," CNN meteorologist Chad Myers said.
While Chantal is just the third named...
A suspect in last month's synagogue shooting near North Miami Beach will remain behind bars.
Carlints St. Louis was ordered held without bond Wednesday morning in connection with the July 28 shooting outside Young Israel of Greater Miami.
St. Louis, 30, of Hallandale Beach, was arrested Tuesday on charges of attempted murder, aggravated battery on a person 65 or older and discharging a firearm from a vehicle.
Miami-Dade police said Yosef Lifshutz was unlocking the doors to the synagogue...
A boy was taken to a hospital Wednesday morning to be treated for an apparent shark bite in Fort Lauderdale.
Battalion Chief Stephen Gollan, a spokesman for the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Department, said the boy was taken to Broward Health Medical Center as a precaution after he was bitten on the foot while swimming in the ocean across from the Ritz-Carlton.
The boy, who is on vacation from Canada, was swimming in the chest-deep water when something latched onto his foot, Local 10 News...
A Southern California school district is reopening an investigation into video showing students giving a Nazi salute, with one official saying unspecified new photos and video have emerged.
The Garden Grove school district in Orange County announced the new probe Tuesday night just before a tense school board meeting in a community angry after learning high school officials knew about the salute video months before it became public this week.
Pacifica High School Principal Steve Osborne...
Have you been perusing the produce area at your store and noticed fruits or vegetables that say “hydroponically grown?” They just kind of popped up one day, and we noticed there wasn’t much explanation.
If you’re anything like us, you may have bypassed it just because you’re unsure about what a hydroponically grown product is.
As it turns out, unless you’re attempting to try this growing process yourself (spoiler alert: it can be tricky), the advantages seem to outweigh the disadvantages.
The Dow and the broader US stock market are rallying on Wednesday ahead of the release of Federal Reserve minutes in the afternoon.
The Dow is trading more than 250 points, up 1%. The S&P 500 is 0.9% higher and the Nasdaq Composite is up 1%. All three indexes finished lower on Tuesday. The Dow and the S&P ended three-day winning streaks.
The Fed will publish the minutes from its July meeting at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday. During the July meeting, the Fed cut interest rates for the first time...
The Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival returns to Sunshine Grove in Okeechobee from Thursday, March 5th through Sunday, March 8th!
The lineup has yet to be announced but judging from years past, YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS IT!!
General Admission tickets go on sale Friday, Aug. 23rd.
For tickets or more information click here.