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  • Guatemala captura a supuesto narcotraficante ligado a Los Zetas

    Guatemala captura a supuesto narcotraficante ligado a Los Zetas
    Un presunto narcotraficante con vínculos con el cartel mexicano de Los Zetas fue detenido por la policía guatemalteca el jueves por la noche después de un tiroteo que dejó tres muertos, dijeron las autoridades. Jairo Orellana, conocido como "El Pelón",...
  • Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86

    Clyde Snow, forensic anthropologist who helped ID victims of John Wayne Gacy, dies at 86
    Clyde Snow, one of the nation's foremost forensic anthropologists, who discovered the hidden stories told by skeletal remains and helped identify Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele and countless victims of accidents, crimes and state-sanctioned abuses of...
  • Teen dead, uncle on life support after Encinitas swimming accident

    One of two persons pulled unconscious from the water off Moonlight Beach in Encinitas last week has died and the other remains on life support in a hospital. A 17-year-old boy from Guatemala died Monday, four days after the rescue, according to the...
  • Climb a Colorado fourteener

    Climb a Colorado fourteener
    Colorado is famous among mountain aficionados for its fourteeners, which are mountains that exceed 14,000 feet in elevation. The total number of fourteeners varies, depending on who's doing the counting, but there's agreement that there are more than 50...
  • 'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride

    'Insane Coaster Wars' returns for another worldwide thrill ride
    The third season of "Insane Coaster Wars" takes viewers on another virtual world tour aboard 28 roller coasters in Europe, Asia, Central America and the United States. While the 2014 lineup is somewhat less prestigious than the first two seasons, the...
  • U.S. in talks with Central American officials about immigrant children

    In an attempt to stem a crush of Central American children illegally crossing the United States alone into south Texas, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Thursday that he was in contact with ambassadors in Latin America to discuss how to...
  • Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum

    Walking among saints and sinners at Fowler Museum
    The image of bandit Jesus Malverde turns up as a kind of venerated saint inside "Quitapesares (Solace)," a makeshift chapel by artist Maria Romero erected near the end of a large new exhibition at the UCLA Fowler Museum. On May 3, 1909, the outlaw was...
  • Spreading the Pentecostal spirit

    Spreading the Pentecostal spirit
    "Dios es bueno!" (God is good!) Pastor Rene Molina moved among the sea of believers, bestowing blessings with his touch. He placed a hand on one worshiper's head, sparking such emotion that the man fell to the floor. "Jesus was an immigrant and...
  • Ex-Guatemalan soldier linked to massacre gets 10-year sentence

    Ex-Guatemalan soldier linked to massacre gets 10-year sentence
    A former Guatemalan special forces officer convicted of failing to disclose on immigration documents his part in a massacre of a village during the country's bloody civil war was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison and will be stripped of his...
  • Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX

    Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX
    Paramedics met a Delta Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to treat nine teenagers who apparently became ill after consuming food before boarding in Guatemala City, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman...
  • Gilbert Rodgers April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014

    Gilbert Rodgers  April 9, 1930 - February 19, 2014
    Gil Rodgers, a long time resident of Glendale, passed away at the age of 83 in his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife Beverley, his daughter Kim Westhoff (Chris) and grandchildren Jennifer and Christine Westhoff, and his...
  • Tecún Umán, historia maya y el poder salvador de los libros

     Tecún Umán, historia maya y el poder salvador de los libros
    Frágil como un pájaro, pequeño y tímido, aquel estudiante guatemalteco de la escuela primaria South Grade de Lake Worth jamás sonreía y raramente hablaba.     Su maestra, Rebecca Hinson, lo identifica simplemente como Manuel, "un ave herido que nunca...