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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Miami judge has banned Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones from seeking a third term in office.
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones and Reverend Richard Dunn squared off in court on Monday.
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.
Eight years ago, Michelle Spence-Jones was elected to the Miami City Commission. Despite an embattled past, she plans to run for re-election.