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Immigration Apologizes To Army Veteran, Not Considered U.S. Citizen

Immigration officials apologized to a U.S. Army veteran who discovered he was not a U.S. citizen.

05/21/2014

Ana Alliegro arrested in Managua, Nicaragua Friday March 7, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Rivera Friend Pleads Not Guilty To Campaign Violations

Ana Alliegro, the friend and political confidante of former Republican Congressman David Rivera, pleaded not guilty in federal court Monday afternoon to multiple charges related to the campaign of Justin Sternad.

CBS Miami–03/10/2014

Justin Lamar Sternad (Source:CBS4)

New Twist In Rivera, Sternad Campaign Finance Scandal

The sordid campaign finance scandal involving convicted congressional candidate Justin Lamar Sternad and U.S. Rep. David Rivera has taken a major twist.

CBS Miami–02/26/2014

Miami Trolley (Source: CBS4)

Dade’s Spending Of Federal Funds For Transit Projects Under Investigation

Federal investigators are reviewing how Miami-Dade County spent tens of millions of federal dollars in transit funds.

01/19/2014

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Report: More Witnesses Cooperating In Case Against David Rivera

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.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

Congressman David Rivera

Report: Rivera Facing 11 State Ethics Charges

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.

CBS Miami–10/24/2012

(Source: CBS4) Defendant Chai Footman, a Miami Beach firefighter, runs from cameras without comment after appearing in federal court on corruption charges.

Report: Fire Inspector Takes Plea In Miami Beach Extortion Case

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.

CBS4–06/08/2012

Miami Marlins Stadium Construction

Report: Marlins Stadium Deal Under Federal Investigation

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.

CBS4–12/02/2011

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Citing Scandal, UM Says No Bowl Game For ‘Canes

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.

CBS4–11/20/2011

Nevin Shapiro

Exclusive: UM Accuser Says Scandal Will Yield NCAA “Death Penalty”

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.

CBS4–08/16/2011

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