A Miami-Dade County jury has convicted Willie Barney of attempted first degree murder and robbery for robbing and shooting an off-duty Miami-Dade Police detective following closing arguments Friday morning.
Miami-Dade Detective Wislyn Joseph broke down sobbing Thursday as he recalled the day he was allegedly robbed and shot by a then 19-year-old Willie Barney.
Openings statements got underway Wednesday in the retrial of a man accused of the armed robbery and attempted murder of an off-duty police detective but the state has changed its strategy.
With a judge warning him to be careful what he wishes for, a convicted armed robber and attempted murderer was granted a new trial in Miami-Dade Monday.
Having tried and failed twice to convict Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones on public corruption charges, the State Attorney’s Office in Miami-Dade may soon find itself in court, defending against charges of misconduct in pursuing Jones.
The trial of former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones on bribery and theft charges resumed Tuesday. Spence-Jones’ former administrative assistant Jonelle Adderley testified and said she never solicited money herself.
Miami Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle is dramatically scaling back the resources her office is dedicating to the investigation of Congressman David Rivera, CBS4 News has learned.