Prosecutors Oppose Moving US Sen. Menendez’s Corruption CaseFederal prosecutors for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are opposed to moving the corruption case from New Jersey to Washington.
Florida Prisons May Get More Oversight After ScandalsSome Florida legislators are pushing for a proposal that would strip Florida Governor Rick Scott of complete control of the state's prison system amid distrust over the way the system has been run.
Court Gives Scott Oct. Deadline In Mayor CaseGov. Rick Scott has until mid-October to explain to the Florida Supreme Court why he won’t lift the suspension of a South Florida mayor acquitted of federal corruption charges.
Suspended Homestead Mayor Heads To Trial The corruption trial of suspended Homestead mayor Steven Batemen got underway with jury selection Monday morning.
Golden Beach Cop Off The Hook In "Double Dipping" Investigation Grand theft, fraud and official misconduct charges have been dropped against a Golden Beach police Sgt. Lyndean Peters who was accused of fraudulently reporting or under-reporting off-duty work details.
Former City Of Miami Police Officer Sentenced On Corruption ChargesA 27-year-old former City of Miami Police Officer has been sentenced to 81 months in prison, three years of supervised release, fined thousands of and dollars and ordered to pay forfeiture on corruption charges.
Suspended Tamarac Mayor To Remain Out Of Jail Tamarac’s ‘on again’, ‘off again’ mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco will remain out of jail as her corruption case winds through the legal system, That was the decision of a Broward judge Thursday morning.
Tamarac Commission Taps Dressler To Fill In For Suspended Mayor Tamarac commissioners have chosen one of their own, Harry Dressler, to take over the mayor's position. The commission made the appointment after current Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco was suspended for a second time by Gov. Rick Scott last Friday.
New Contempt Charges For Convicted Miami Police SergeantA former Miami police sergeant currently serving time for corruption offenses is facing new charges.
Ex Sweetwater Mayor Maroño Pleads Guilty In Corruption CaseFormer Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño admitted his guilt Wednesday in the public corruption case against him.
Suspended Homestead Mayor Arrested On Election Law ViolationsJust a few months after he was arrested and charged with two felony charges of unlawful compensation or reward for official behavior; suspended Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman was arrested again Friday on seven counts of election law violations.
Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman Bonds Out Of Jail After Corruption ArrestFor the third time in as many weeks, a local mayor has found himself on the wrong side of the law.