Gavel (Source: AP)

Ex-School Board Member Guilty Of Misconduct

A former Broward County school board member could face up to five years in prison after being convicted of official misconduct.


Former North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau (Source: CBS4)

Jury Selection For Suspended Mayor Accused Of Mortgage Fraud

Jury selection was scheduled to get underway Monday in the trial of suspended North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau who is accused of taking part in an $11 million mortgage fraud scheme.



Ex-TD Bank Exec Charged In Billion Dollar Ponzi Scheme

Former TD Bank executive Frank Spinosa has been charged for allegedly deceiving investors in the $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme operated by convicted scammer Scott Rothstein.


(Photo Credit: Stan Honda/Getty Images)

GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed Recall

GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company


North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau (Source: City Of North Miami)

North Miami Mayor Sought In Mortgage Fraud Investigation

North Miami Mayor Lucie Tondreau is being sought by the federal agents for alleged mortgage fraud.


Suspended Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño after he plead guilty in court one count of conspiracy fraud on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Former Sweetwater Mayor Surrenders To Begin Prison Sentence

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño has turned himself in to begin his prison sentence.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Maroño (wearing sunglasses, black suit jacket and a pink tie) can be seen entering court October 18, 2013 (Source: CBS4)

Former Sweetwater Mayor Sentenced To Three Plus Years In Prison

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño was sentenced three years and four months in prison for his part in a kickback scheme. Last November, Maroño pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit hones services wire fraud.


Kim Rothstein arrives for her arraignment on Sept. 12, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Kim Rothstein Sentenced To 18 Months In Prison

The wife of convicted Ponzi scammer Scott Rothstein was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison. Kim Rothstein, 39, had faced up to five years in prison for concealing and trying to sell more than a million dollars in jewelry.


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Poll: Americans Love Their Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy theories have long been a favorite of authors and movie-makers. But, according to new polling, a large percentage of Americans subscribe to some form of conspiracy theories.

CBS Miami–10/02/2013

President Barack Obama (L) welcomes President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of Estonia, President Dalia Grybauskaite of Lithuania (R), and President Andris Berzins of Latvia in the Cabinet Room of the White House August 30, 2013 in Washington, DC. A joint meeting was to be held that will highlight the transformations the Baltic States have undergone since restoring their independence two decades ago. President Obama spoke with the media about the ongoing situation in Syria.  (Photo by Aude Guerrucci-Pool/Getty Images)

Florida Politician Asks If White House Planned Syrian Chemical Attack

Multiple politicians have been ensnared in scandal by questionable social media posts. Tuesday night, Polk City Republican Representative Neil Combee became the latest to run into problems on social media.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013