Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez

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Politics And Public Fear Drive Ebola Scare In Miami-Dade

The experts at the Centers For Disease Control told Florida Sunday not to expend resources testing a West Africa boy for Ebola.

10/06/2014

October 5, 2014: A sick child was transported to JMH after exhibiting flu-like symptoms that Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine said were likely not a result of the Ebola virus. (Source: CBS4)

Mayor: I Requested Ebola Test Be Conducted Out Of Caution

A sick teenager has been taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital out of a precaution due to unknown illness.

10/05/2014

Steve Bateman  (Source: CBS4)

Former Homestead Mayor Bateman Found Guilty In Corruption Trial

A jury found former Homestead Mayor Steve Bateman guilty of two felony counts of illegal compensation and one misdemeanor count of illegal lobbying.

09/22/2014

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Protesters Pack The Streets Outside Of Buena Fe Concert

The Miami-Dade County Auditorium is packed Thursday night, but not for the typical reason.

09/18/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Wants Body Cameras On Every Police Officer

Amid criticism over possible police misconduct in Ferguson, Mo., Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez said he wants a camera on every police officer.

08/21/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Mayor Gimenez’s New Budget Cut Police Layoff Numbers In Half

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez’s latest budget proposal has fewer layoffs at the Miami-Dade Police Department if concessions aren’t made.

08/15/2014

Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez Set For Talks With Police Union Amid Possible Layoffs

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez is set to meet with leaders of the county’s police union amid possible layoffs of about 400 employees.

08/13/2014

July 28, 2014: Jack Garcia (Source: CBS4)

Retired Fireboat Captain & Mourning Father Wants Mayor Recalled

Less than a month after his son died in a Fourth of July boating accident, a retired Miami-Dade firefighter is taking on County Mayor Carlos Gimenez.

07/28/2014

Miami-Dade's Animal Services Department is hitting the road to help make adoptions easier for people who can't make it to their shelter. (Source: Miami-Dade County)

Miami-Dade Goes Mobile For Easier Pet Adoptions

Miami-Dade’s Animal Services Department is hitting the road to help make adoptions easier for people who can’t make it to their shelter.

07/09/2014

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez (Source: CBS4)

Gimenez: Fire Union To Blame For Fireboat Fiasco

Just days after the county faced criticism for not having its fireboats available during the July Fourth boating tragedy that left four people dead and a dozen injured, Miami Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez proposed a budget that takes $3.3 from the fire department and transfers it to the libraries.

07/08/2014

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