Just 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.
For the third time in as many weeks, a local mayor has found himself on the wrong side of the law.
Former Ft. Lauderdale Vice Mayor Cindi Hutchinson will be spending four months in jail as part of a plea deal with prosecutors.
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, who was acquitted of corruption charges last year, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against those who accused her of wrongdoing.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
The former head of the Broward Teacher’s Union has pled not guilty to nearly two dozen charges including grand theft and racketeering.
A former Fort Lauderdale firefighter wanted for allegedly forging documents and official misconduct appeared in court Friday, just hours after being taken into custody.
Four Fort Lauderdale firefighters and one former firefighter face a slew of charges, including conspiracy to commit perjury, forgery, grand theft, and official misconduct.
Former House Speaker Ray Sansom is suing the state, saying he should be reimbursed for the costs of defending himself against corruption charges that were eventually dropped.
A Hialeah woman could face corruption charges. This is not the first time ballot brokering has made news in South Florida.