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Bond set at $50,000 for telenovela star accused of fatally punching man

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MIAMI - Prosecutors requested Monday that a Mexican telenovela star be held in lieu of a $1 million bond, days after the death of a man the actor punched during a road rage incident in Miami. Pablo Lyle, 32, appeared in court Monday, where the state announced it is considering charging him with second-degree murder in the death of 63-year-old Juan Ricardo Hernandez. Lyle's attorneys argued that their client can't afford a $1... [...]

Facebook Deals With Security Breach, Millions Of User Records Exposed

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – More than 540 million records of Facebook users were publicly exposed on Amazon’s cloud computing service. According to the cyber-security firm “Upguard,” two ‘third-party’ Facebook app developers posted private data including names, passwords, and email addresses. Researchers said anyone who could find the information online could download it. Facebook says the company’s policies prohibit storing... [...]

Confessed Parkland Shooter Nicolas Cruz Must Attend Future Pre-Trial Hearings

FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/AP) — Attorneys for confessed Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School gunman Nikolas Cruz went before a judge Friday to see if she would waive his attendance at future pretrial hearings. Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer said that in order to obtain the waiver she would have to question Cruz directly. She said if he “knowingly, voluntarily and intelligently” waives his appearance, she will allow... [...]

Court Dismisses Former Sheriff Scott Israel’s Lawsuit Against Gov. Ron DeSantis

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FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami) – A Broward circuit court judge has dismissed former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel’s lawsuit against Governor Ron DeSantis. On January 11th, Israel was suspended by DeSantis is Executive Order in which the governor cited neglect of duty and incompetence. When DeSantis suspended Israel, he said Israel displayed poor leadership and failed to keep families and children safe before and during the Feb.... [...]

Miami Social Media “Influencer” Arrested in Colombia on Money-Laundering Charges

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Jenny Ambuila, a Miami-based social media influencer, probably didn't win a ton of friends by blatantly posting images of her white Porsche Cayenne and bright-red Lamborghini Huracán on Instagram. But she did attract the attention of some very important people: Colombian federal police. Late last week, the Colombian government announced charges against Ambuila and her father, Omar Ambuila, involving a massive bribery and... [...]