Family emigrated to Florida, circa 1960.
Wife: Suzanne (three sons, one daughter)
Son: Ricky Jr.
High School: Hialeah High School, Hialeah, FL (1977)
University: Minnesota State University Moorhead (transferred)
University: BA Journalism, University of Minnesota
WSVN Miami Weekend Anchor (1982)
Driving While Intoxicated struck a pedestrian who later died, Miami, FL (10-Dec-1990), no contest
CNN Anchor, Correspondent (2004-10)
MSNBC Anchor (2001-03)
Author of books:
Conventional Idiocy: Why the New America is Sick of Old Politics (2010, non-fiction)