Three former Sweetwater Police Department employees plan to ask for their jobs back at a special commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.
More questions of ethics violations in a South Florida city have emerged, and this time a City Commissioner is the focus.
The attorneys for Sweetwater’s suspended mayor Manny Maroño have filed notice indicating he plans to change his plea to guilty on a single count of conspiracy fraud.
Manny Maroño, the suspended mayor of Sweetwater, helped his friend and former business partner secure a spot as one of the preferred towing companies in Doral, a letter obtained by CBS4 and El Nuevo Herald confirms.
At a tow yard in Coral Gables, cars are brought in from all over South Florida. Some of those cars come from Sweetwater, where signs for Southland The Towing Company are posted in several parking lots.
Shakeups are happening at the Sweetwater Police Department amid an FBI investigation.
The Sweetwater city commission will meet Monday evening to name a new commissioner and vice mayor.
The City of Sweetwater and Carlos Aguilar joined forces with Vilma Castro, the mother of Jaclyn Torreabla, who was brutally murdered when she was 18 by a man she thought was her friend in 2009.
A day after Tropical Storm Isaac passed through the area, the rains from feeder bands kept coming over Miami-Dade County leaving some areas under water.
The City of Sweetwater has already outlawed synthetic marijuana and now wants to ban bath salts as well.