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.
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.
The Reverend Richard Dunn held a press conference today to reiterate his fight against Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones’ quest for a third-term.
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.
Commissioners were steaming, less than a day after learning that Miami finished the fiscal year with a budget surplus of some $45 million. That’s a figure nearly six times what managers had previously reported.
The 50 most powerful and influential black businesses and leaders in South Florida are being honored by “Legacy Magazine” this month.
The jury seated for the bribery trial of former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones could begin their deliberations as early as Tuesday afternoon.
Prominent Miami developer and civic leader Armando Codina took the stand Tuesday in the trial of former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones on bribery and grand theft charges.
The bribery trial against Michelle Spence-Jones continued Thursday with more testimony from her former administrative assistant.
A Miami-Dade judge Tuesday morning denied the state’s motion to remove herself from presiding over former Miami commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones’ bribery case.