Joe Martinez

(Source: CBS4) Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez delivers the State Of The County address on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012.

Gimenez Victory May Be Challenged

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez easily defeated opponent Joe Martinez to retain his top job in the county Tuesday night. But, Martinez is not going gently into the night after losing by more than 20 percent of the vote.

CBS Miami–08/15/2012

Carlos Gimenez and Joe Martinez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Re-Elected Miami-Dade Mayor

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez cruised to victory in his battle with long-time commissioner Joe Martinez, but the race may be far from over.

CBS4–08/14/2012

Joe Martinez, former chairman of the Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners (Miamidade.gov)

Commissioner Joe Martinez Hopes To Run County That Raised Him

On Tuesday, Miami-Dade county voters will have the opportunity to elect their next mayor.

CBS4–08/13/2012

A veteran Miami-Dade detective is listed as stable at Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot three times in the abdomen during a drug operation. (Source: CBS4)

Miami-Dade Detective Recovering After Grow House Shootout

A veteran Miami-Dade detective is listed as stable at Jackson Memorial Hospital after he was shot three times in the abdomen during a drug operation.

CBS4–08/01/2012

(Source: City of Hialeah)

Hialeah Mayor Backs Gimenez Rival Last Year, Gimenez Now

Flip-flops are frequent in politics, but in South Florida, this is a biggie. Last year, Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez supported Julio Robaina, Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s chief rival. That’s not the case this year.

CBS Miami–07/20/2012

Property Values

Miami-Dade Commission OKs Property-Tax Cut

If you live in Miami-Dade County, expect to pay less in property taxes next year. Best of all, another rate cut may be on the horizon.

CBS Miami–07/18/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Trump Wants To Build Film Studio In Homestead

Real estate mogul Donald Trump has unveiled big plans to build a new city in South Florida. During Tuesday’s meeting of the Miami-Dade Commission, plans were unveiled for Trump Studio City, an ambitious 800 acre film studio.

06/05/2012

(Source: CBS4) Incense most teens know as 'synthetic marijuana'

Miami-Dade Commission Approves Ban On Synthetic Marijuana

Miami-Dade commissioners have passed on first reading a ban on the sale of synthetic marijuana.

CBS4–06/05/2012

Members of Vigilia Mambisa are calling for a boycott against the Marlins due to the comments about Fidel Castro made by manager Ozzie Guillen. (Source: CBS4)

Cuban Exiles, Politicians Call More Severe Punishment Of Guillen

The Cuban exile group Vigilia Mambisa has spent the morning protesting outside the new Marlins Park in Little Havana over the controversial comments about Fidel Castro made by manager Ozzie Guillen.

CBS4–04/10/2012

Ozzie Guillen Miami Marlins Manager

Marlins’ Ozzie Guillen Suspended For Five Games

A humbled Ozzie Guillen met the press at Marlins Park Tuesday morning to try to atone for the damage he did when he praised Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Guillen blamed the controversy on a misinterpretation from Spanish to English, but took full blame for the controversy.

CBS4–04/10/2012

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