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Knife-wielding MMA fighter threatened his mother and ran from Hialeah police

Hialeah’s John Chavez, 30, a trained MMA fighter, threatened his mother with a knife when he became angry she filed a court order to make him undergo psychological examination. After Chavez ran from police Wednesday morning, causing school lockdowns and traffic disruptions, Hialeah police caught him around 11 a.m. at the corner of West 56th Street and West 21st Court.

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Fugitive called 'The Ghost' is captured after 20 years, Hialeah police say

Hialeah police confirm on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016, the arrest of longtime fugitive Anibal Mustelier, who is accused of engineering the failed murder attempts of a Bay of Pigs veteran, and of masterminding a daring Brickell bank heist.
José A. Iglesias jiglesias@elnuevoherald.com
Fugitive called 'The Ghost' is captured after 20 years, Hialeah police say 2:30

Fugitive called 'The Ghost' is captured after 20 years, Hialeah police say

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Robbers steal narcotics and pain killers from Walgreen's pharmacy

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Interview with woman who almost lost daughter to liposuction procedure

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Hialeah police officer wrangles lost flamingo running through traffic

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