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Liberty City minister Gaston Smith who was convicted of using public grant money for personal pleasure, including fun in Las Vegas, rolled snake eyes in his bid to have his record erased.  (Source: CBS4)

Miami Pastor Who Looted Public Funds Regains Status As Convicted Felon

A Liberty City minister convicted of using public grant money for personal pleasure, including fun in Las Vegas, has rolled snake eyes in his bid to have his record erased.

07/15/2014

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Convicted Reverend Wants Record Expunged

The Reverend Gaston Smith was convicted of looting public grant money, but he wants to erase that conviction and his arrest from the public record during a Friday hearing.

CBS Miami–03/21/2014

Michelle Spence-Jones

Spence-Jones Lawsuit Against Miami Mayor Tossed

A federal judge has dismissed former Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones lawsuit filed about a year ago against Mayor Tomas Regalado, Katherine Fernandez Rundle and others.

12/21/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Court Rules Spence-Jones Can’t Seek Third Term

Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones will not be able to run for a third term according to a ruling issued by the 3rd District Court of Appeal Wednesday, CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald reported.

CBS Miami–07/24/2013

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Michelle Spence-Jones Uses City Staff For Campaign-Style Rally

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.

CBS4–04/17/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Report: Judge In Spence-Jones Case Once Investigated Her

The intrigue surrounding whether Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones can seek a third term took another turn Friday when CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald discovered the judge who ruled against her this week once investigated her in a public corruption case.

CBS Miami–04/12/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones listens to testimony in her trial on bribery and grand theft charges.  (Source: CBS4)

Michelle Spence-Jones Denied Chance At Third Term In Office

A Miami judge has banned Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones from seeking a third term in office.

CBS4–04/09/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones

Spence-Jones, Rev. Dunn Square Off In Court

Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Reverend Richard Dunn squared off in court on Monday.

CBS4–04/08/2013

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Exclusive: Movie Director Billy Corben Makes PSA About Teen Violence

A South Florida movie director known nationwide for films including “Cocaine Cowboys,” “Broke” and “The U” is making a Public Service Announcement aimed at curbing teen violence.

CBS4–03/14/2013

Michelle Spence-Jones

Spence-Jones To Run For Another City Commission Term

Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.

CBS4–01/26/2013

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