Just a few items for you from this morning's mainstream media.
A- Herald: Smile. You're on candid camera.
Hours after Natalie Belmonte and her son, Gerard Belmonte Lopes, arrived home from a party early Sunday, a neighbor’s surveillance camera captured a sequence of events that police believe shows exactly what happened to the Pembroke Pines Realtor following her slaying:B- Herald: But does he still hate Castro? That's what his constituency is most worried about.
• 2:49 a.m.: Natalie Belmonte’s red Lexus pulls into the driveway. Two people leave the car and enter her home on the 19300 block of NW Fifth St.
• 5:08 a.m.: A person whom police said matches the general appearance of Gerard Belmonte — who is 5-feet, 6-inches tall, and weighs 195 pounds — walks out of the house, gets into the Lexus, and repositions the car with the trunk near the front door.
• 5:12 a.m.: The person re-appears at the front door, drags a large object the size of an adult body to the car, and struggles to load the object into the trunk. The person re-enters the house several times.
Federal investigators have opened a second criminal probe of U.S. Rep. David Rivera, examining undisclosed payments from a Miami gambling enterprise to a company tied to the Republican congressman, The Miami Herald has learned.C- Herald: Morin.
Agents with the FBI and the Internal Revenue Service have begun interviewing witnesses knowledgeable about a $1 million consulting contract between Flagler Dog Track — now known as Magic City Casino — and Millennium Marketing, a company co-owned by Rivera’s 70-year-old mother and her business partner, according to sources familiar with the investigation.
The involvement of the IRS, and the questions agents have asked, indicate Rivera is the subject of an income-tax evasion inquiry.
D- Sun-Sentinel: Everything must go.
Shoppers visiting Borders Group Inc.'s remaining 399 stores over the next several weeks can expect a range of discounts, depending on the item.E- Sun-Sentinel: Video, woman kept reporting her car stolen when it wasn't.
For bestsellers and other popular books, DVDs and other merchandise, liquidators running Borders's going-out-of business sales likely will offer discounts of about 20 percent, people familiar with the industry said. Less-popular goods could get 40 percent markdowns. Sales begin Friday.
F- Sun-Sentinel: Life in South Florida.
HOLLYWOOD — A man attacked his girlfriend with a samurai sword when she refused to stay in her bedroom, police said.G- WPLG: Video, big women stealing big bottles of wine.