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Suspended Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño after he plead guilty in court one count of conspiracy fraud on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Former Sweetwater Mayor Surrenders To Begin Prison Sentence

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño has turned himself in to begin his prison sentence.

CBS Miami–02/11/2014

Suspended Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño after he plead guilty in court one count of conspiracy fraud on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Gov. Scott Formally Removes Mayor Manny Moroño From Office

Governor Rick Scott formally removed former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño Friday, the day after he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for his part in a kickback scheme.

01/24/2014

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Maroño (wearing sunglasses, black suit jacket and a pink tie) can be seen entering court October 18, 2013 (Source: CBS4)

Former Sweetwater Mayor Sentenced To Three Plus Years In Prison

Former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño was sentenced three years and four months in prison for his part in a kickback scheme. Last November, Maroño pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit hones services wire fraud.

01/23/2014

A look-back on politics in 2013 (Source: CBS4)

A Year in Politics: Indicted Mayors, Cocaine Congressman

By all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.

CBS4–12/30/2013

Sweetwater Sign (Source: CBS4)

Three Former Sweetwater Police Employees Will Demand Jobs Back

Three former Sweetwater Police Department employees plan to ask for their jobs back at a special commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.

CBS4–11/18/2013

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Another Questionable Connection To Former Sweetwater Mayor

More questions of ethics violations in a South Florida city have emerged, and this time a City Commissioner is the focus.

CBS Miami–11/11/2013

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Suspended Mayor To Change Plea As Sweetwater Looks For Missing Money

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.

10/30/2013

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Questionable Connection: Suspended Mayor Helped Towing Co. Get Business

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.

CBS Miami–10/17/2013

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Questionable Connection Between Towing Co. & Suspended Mayor

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.

CBS Miami–10/14/2013

City of Sweetwater sign.  (Source: CBS4)

Police Promotions, Demotions & Resignations Taking Place In Sweetwater

Shakeups are happening at the Sweetwater Police Department amid an FBI investigation.

09/26/2013

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