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Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Report: Judge In Spence-Jones Case Once Investigated Her

The intrigue surrounding whether Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones can seek a third term took another turn Friday when CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald discovered the judge who ruled against her this week once investigated her in a public corruption case.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013

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DeFede: Wasserstrom Doesn’t Get It

When former Hollywood City Commissioner Keith Wasserstrom called me out of the blue several weeks ago, I have to admit, I didn’t immediately recognize the name. There have been so many politicians Broward convicted of wrongdoing in recent years it’s hard to keep track of them all.

CBS4–03/14/2012

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Jury Convicts Deerfield Beach Commissioner

A Broward County jury wasted no time Wednesday in convicting suspended Deerfield Beach Commission Sylvia Poitier of public corruption charges.

CBS4–11/16/2011

Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poiter's mug shot.  (Source: Broward Corrections)

Opening Arguments In Suspended Commissioner’s Trial

Opening arguments got underway Monday in the misconduct trial of Deerfield Beach Commissioner Sylvia Poitier.

CBS4–11/14/2011

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Gov. Scott Sells Solantic Share

Governor Rick Scott has finally reached a deal to sell off his family’s stake in the Solantic urgent care clinic chain after claims of conflict of interest emerged.

CBS4–04/14/2011