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Carlos Gimenez

Sources: Mayor, Fins Agree No Tax-Funded Stadium Without Vote

If your tax dollars will be used to build a new stadium for the Dolphins, voters will have to approve it, according to sources with deep knowledge of the controversial plan.

CBS4–02/09/2013

Several Miami-Dade Police officers were fired or suspended for being delinquent while on duty, according to an investigation by CBS4 News. (CBS4)

Mayor, New MDPD Police Dir. React To Scathing “Delinquent On Duty” Report

Moments after assuming command as the new director of the Miami Dade Police Department, JD Patterson was answering questions about a squad of lazy cops who were caught on surveillance video ducking calls.

CBS4–02/05/2013

(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

No Apology From Miami-Dade Firefighter For Facebook Diatribe

A former Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue captain, demoted for a seemingly racist rant posted on his Facebook page, offered no apology Tuesday as he and the firefighters’ union appealed his punishment.

CBS4–02/05/2013

Long lines at a polling precinct in Little Havana on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4 Viewer/John Vishak)

M-D Election Officials: Future Wait Times Will Be Under 1 Hour

The bar for election wait times has been raised: one hour.

CBS4–02/02/2013

Mayor Carlos Gimenez

M-D Police Director Finalists Narrowed Down To Six

County Mayor Carlos Gimenez has narrowed the candidates for the next director of the Miami-Dade Police Department down to six.

CBS4–01/19/2013

Mayor Carlos Gimenez gives a pat on the back to Miami-Dade Fire Chief William "Shorty" Bryson, who announced his retirement Thursday. Gimenez named Assistant Chief Dave Downey, left, as Bryson's replacement. (Source: WALTER MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

New M-D Fire Chief Named The Same Day The Old Chief Retires

A new county fire chief was named on Thursday, the same day current chief William “Shorty” Bryson announced his retirement to Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

CBS4–01/17/2013

(Source: Miami-Dade Fire Rescue) Capt. Brian Beckmann

Miami-Dade Fire Captain Demoted Over Trayvon Martin Post Fights For Old Job

A Miami-Dade Fire captain who was demoted after he made controversial comments about the Trayvon Martin case last year began pleading his case before an arbitrator Monday.

CBS4–01/14/2013

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A Year To Remember In Politics

From a political standpoint, 2012 proved to be another raucous year in South Florida. Amid echoes of, “Let people vote!” in our ears, with the images of long lines still haunting our memories, Florida was once again the center of attention.

CBS4–12/27/2012

Long lines at a polling precinct in Little Havana on Election Day, Nov. 6, 2012. (Source: CBS4 Viewer/John Vishak)

State Officials Meet To Discuss Miami-Dade Election Problems

A special team formed by Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner to investigate the problems in last month’s election met Tuesday afternoon in Miami-Dade with Mayor Carlos Gimenez and the Supervisor of Elections Penelope Townsley.

CBS4–12/11/2012

Hundreds of voters arrived at the Miami-Dade Elections Headquarters on Sunday after learning they would get another opportunity to request, fill out, and submit last-minute absentee ballots. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Election Emails Describe Chaotic Election Day

As people voted hours after midnight on election night, Miami-Dade county leaders were scrambling to fix what had been days of chaos.

CBS Miami–11/30/2012

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