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Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Jury Selection For Trial Of Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi

Jury selection is scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the trial of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi who was arrested in August 2013 on public corruption charges.

07/08/2014

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 Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Former Mayor Michael Pizzi Holds Party While Out On Bond

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi who was removed as mayor after he was indicted by the feds in a corruption sting held a barbecue on Saturday.

02/01/2014

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

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi arrives at federal court in Miami on Oct. 25, 2013. (Source: CBS4)

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor: “I Will Be Exonerated”

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi entered a not guilty plea to federal corruption charges at his arraignment in federal court Friday morning.

CBS Miami–10/25/2013

Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi (Source: miamilakes-fl.gov)

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Calls Threatening Comments About Rival “Silly Talk”

Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi calls a report that he plotted to harm a councilman three years ago “silly talk.”

10/20/2013

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 Enters Not Guilty Plea For Conspiracy Charge

Suspended Sweetwater Mayor Manuel Maroño and lobbyist Jorge Forte entered not guilty pleas in court Friday morning on a single charge of conspiring to commit honest services fraud.

CBS Miami–10/18/2013

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Suspended Homestead Mayor Won’t Be Re-Elected, Miami Lakes Elects New Mayor

Homestead voters decided Tuesday they did not want suspended mayor Steve Bateman to serve another term.

CBS Miami–10/01/2013

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