Harold James went from putting criminals behind bars to sitting in the cell next to them Tuesday when he was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for protecting a sports-betting ring.
There were prayers, gospel songs and fiery speeches Wednesday as Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones took her battle for a third term in office out of the courthouse and into a churchhouse.
The Reverend Richard Dunn held a press conference today to reiterate his fight against Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones’ quest for a third-term.
The growing problem of gun violence in South Florida has local pastors taking notice and action. They hope to stop violent crime by coming together and using their influence to make a difference.
In recent days there have been at least eight people shot in the City of Miami, including three teenagers. Two of the teens were killed.
An early morning shooting Monday capped off a violent weekend in the Magic City.
A teenage boy died after being shot Saturday afternoon, according to a homicide detective.
A Miami police officer will plead guilty to extortion charges in federal court Friday, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.
The second inauguration of the nation’s first African American president isn’t the only event being commemorated Monday. It’s also the day America honors the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and South Florida took time to remember and pay tribute to the civil rights leader with parades in both Miami-Dade and Broward Counties.