Esteban Bovo

Runaway Bus (Source: CBS4)

Bus Driver Death Probe Expanded

The investigation surrounding the death of bus driver Laquita Alvin has expanded with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez instructing police to examine not only how she died but also determine who may have tampered with a safety device on her bus that could have saved her life.

02/12/2015

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Dade Commissioner To Investigate Bus Driver’s Death

A day after Miami Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez announced he had launched an investigation into what he termed “bus safety issues,” the chairman of the commission’s transportation committee said he would initiate his own review of the transit department.

02/05/2015

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Herald: Commissioners Give Early OK To Legalize Ride-For-Hire Companies

There may be some hope for ride-for-hire companies, like Lyft and UberX, in South Florida.

07/15/2014

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MDPD May Soon Switch Back To Old Radio System

The Miami Dade Police Department will switch back to its old radio system if the persistent problems with their new radios are not resolved in the next couple of days, Deputy Director Juan Perez said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Jim DeFede & Mayor Carlos Gimenez  (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Miami-Dade Budget

CBS4 Investigator Jim DeFede’s one-on-one interview with Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is the backbone of a special half-hour devoted to the fallout surrounding the county budget woes which have led to so-called “rolling brownouts” and pink slips inside Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

CBS4–07/29/2013

Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Dolphins Stadium Deal

We talk to Miami-Dade Commissioner Esteban Bovo about why he voted “no” to the Dolphins stadium deal.

CBS4–04/15/2013

An artist rendering of proposed changes to Sun Life Stadium (Source: Miami Dolphins)

M-D Commission Approves Fins Stadium Deal

The Miami-Dade Commission has approved a stadium deal between the Miami Dolphins and the county to renovate Sun Life Stadium using taxpayer money along with private money from Fins owner Stephen Ross. The motion was passed by an 8-3 majority with Commissioners Bovo, Zapata, and Suarez voting against the deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

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Devil Is In The Details Of Stadium Deal

Miami-Dade Commissioners are set to meet Wednesday to decide whether to move forward with a new proposal to use tax dollars to renovate Sun Life Stadium.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

Absentee ballots (CBS4)

Judge: Miami-Dade Has Authority To Enact Absentee Ballot Law

A Miami-Dade circuit judge has refused to throw out a county ordinance that makes possession of more than two absentee ballots a misdemeanor.

CBS4–02/22/2013

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M-D Commissioner Proposes Six Gun-Control Measures

Six gun-control proposals were sent to the Florida Legislature at Tuesday’s board meeting.

CBS4–12/18/2012

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