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aggressive-anger-angry-163431-300x200Mexican telenovela star Pablo Lyle is accused of punching and knocking out 63-year-old Juan Ricardo Hernandez in a Miami street on March 31.

Lyle was arrested on Monday morning by Miami police and charged with battery. He posted $5,000 bond Monday and was given permission to fly back to Mexico. Attorney information was not immediately available.

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calculator-1680905_1920-300x200A bill which would make changes to Florida’s workers’ compensation has been approved by a House panel even though it does not contain reforms requested by the state’s business community. Groups which represent retailers, major corporations, and small enterprises have been asking for caps on attorney fees in injured workers’ claim cases. They say these caps are necessary to stop workers’ compensation premiums from skyrocketing.

Instead, the House panel unanimously passed proposal HB 1399 last week. By changing the way insurance providers reimburse health care companies, HB 1399—if passed—could lead to a 5 percent reduction in the workers’ compensation insurance premiums paid by employers. This would follow the 13.4 percent reduction in state-set workers’ compensation insurance rates approved last year.
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accident-action-asphalt-1797290-300x187Rey Villanueva was arrested on DUI charges for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist.

Villanueva, 30, was arrested on charges that include reckless driving, leaving the scene with property damage, leaving the scene with death, and DUI manslaughter. Attorney information was not available.

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child-girl-kid-12165-300x196Wayne Lincoln Chin of Pembroke Pines, Florida is accused of sexually assaulting a girl over a span of 10 years starting from when she was 4 years old.

Chin, 57, is charged with lewd and lascivious molestation on a minor under 12, sexual assault, and sexual battery. He was ordered held without bond in Broward Main Jail. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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building-ceiling-classroom-373488-300x200Elementary school teacher Alejandro Perez was arrested on March 22 for allegedly touching his female students in an inappropriate manner.

Perez, 60, taught the fifth grade at Charles R. Hadley Elementary School in Miami-Dade. He is charged with six counts of lewd and lascivious conduct on a child under 12 and another six counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a child who is 16 or older.

Perez was ordered held without bond at Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center. The press did not name an attorney for him.

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