Israel Hernandez http://wlrn.org en Friends Of Israel 'Reefa' Hernandez Respond To Autopsy Report http://wlrn.org/post/friends-israel-reefa-hernandez-respond-autopsy-report <p></p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:07:59 +0000 Hillary Lindwall 29002 at http://wlrn.org Friends Of Israel 'Reefa' Hernandez Respond To Autopsy Report Family Of Teen Israel 'Reefa' Hernandez Will Sue Miami Beach Police http://wlrn.org/post/family-teen-israel-reefa-hernandez-will-sue-miami-beach-police <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:13pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(20, 20, 20); font-family: Arial; font-size: 24px; line-height: 27.600000381469727px; white-space: pre-wrap;">Governor Rick Scott kicks off the legislative session with a State of the State address touting tax cuts and job creation. The state legislature starts by advancing a bill legalizing a form of medical marijuana and passing tougher sex predator laws. </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:18:17 +0000 Elaine Chen 28866 at http://wlrn.org Family Of Teen Israel 'Reefa' Hernandez Will Sue Miami Beach Police Family Of Teen Who Died In Miami Beach Taser Incident To Sue Police http://wlrn.org/post/family-teen-who-died-miami-beach-taser-incident-sue-police <p><span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">Relatives of Israel&nbsp;</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px; text-align: left; ">Hernández</span>-Llach<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; ">, the teen who died after being shot by a </span>Taser<span style="color: rgb(26, 39, 50); font-family: arial, helvetica, sans-serif; line-height: 19px; text-align: left; "> st Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:13:20 +0000 David Ovalle 19661 at http://wlrn.org Family Of Teen Who Died In Miami Beach Taser Incident To Sue Police Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short http://wlrn.org/post/israel-hern-ndez-life-local-artist-cut-short <p>Israel Hernández-Llach was an 18-year-old award-winning artist when he was chased by Miami Beach police officers and tasered for tagging a shuttered McDonald’s. He died soon after the electric probes delivered tens of thousands of volts into his chest.</p><p>The taser, a supposedly non-lethal tool of the police, has caused over 500 deaths since 2001 across the United States, according to Amnesty International. Hernandez’s tools of choice: paints, pens, cameras, and objects he found.</p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 12:24:47 +0000 Rob Goyanes 19263 at http://wlrn.org Israel Hernández: The Life Of A Local Artist Cut Short Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez? http://wlrn.org/post/were-miami-beach-police-wrong-taser-graffiti-artist-israel-hernandez <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On The Florida Roundup, a week after a fatal&nbsp;</span>tasering<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;by Miami Beach Police, graffiti artist Israel Hernandez is buried. Michael E. Miller of the Miami New Times, who broke the story about Hernandez’s death, will talk about police conduct and the safety of&nbsp;</span>tasers<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:22:50 +0000 Elaine Chen 19123 at http://wlrn.org Were Miami Beach Police Wrong To Taser Graffiti Artist Israel Hernandez?