The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.
Federal investigators are reviewing how Miami-Dade County spent tens of millions of federal dollars in transit funds.
The investigation surrounding former U.S. Representative David Rivera’s alleged ties to an illegally funded congressional campaign continues to tighten up with additional witnesses now helping federal agents, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Chai Footman, who worked as a Miami Beach fire inspector, told a Miami federal judge Friday that he was part of a conspiracy that sought to shake down a Miami Beach club owner, who was actually an undercover FBI agent, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
The United States Securities & Exchange Commission have started an investigation into the financial information used for $500 million in bond sales and campaign contributions by the Marlins to elected leaders, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Saturday’s win against South Florida made the Miami Hurricanes eligible for a post-season bowl, but those brief hopes were dashed Sunday afternoon when the University said it would not let the team be considered for a bowl game, a response to the ongoing NCAA probe of the football program.
Former University of Miami booster, and federal convict, Nevin Shapiro said his evidence will spark the NCAA’s most severe punishment that could bring about the end of football at the University of Miami.
When Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado was elected to office it was with the support of the police and firefighters’ unions; consider the honeymoon over.
The ongoing battle between Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and the Miami Police Department escalated late Tuesday when Regalado wrote to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asking for a federal investigation of nine police-involved shootings.