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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 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

Michelle Spence-Jones

Judge Recuses Himself From Spence-Jones & Dunn Fight

The Reverend Richard Dunn held a press conference today to reiterate his fight against Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones’ quest for a third-term.

CBS4–04/16/2013

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

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Miami Commissioners Slam Managers Over Budget Surprise

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.

CBS Miami–11/15/2012

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Focus On South Florida: Legacy 100

The 50 most powerful and influential black businesses and leaders in South Florida are being honored by “Legacy Magazine” this month.

My TV 33–06/05/2012

Michelle Spence Jones (CBS4)

Spence-Jones Case Could Go To Jury Wednesday

The jury seated for the bribery trial of former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones could begin their deliberations as early as Tuesday afternoon.

03/15/2011

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

Developer Testifies Spence-Jones Money Was Donation, Not Bribe

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.

03/08/2011

Michelle Spence Jones (CBS4)

Testimony Continues In Spence-Jones Trial

The bribery trial against Michelle Spence-Jones continued Thursday with more testimony from her former administrative assistant.

CBS4–03/03/2011

Former Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones

Judge’s Past Resurfaces In Michelle Spence-Jones Case

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.

CBS4–02/22/2011

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