State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle
The former chief of staff for Congressman Joe Garcia is going to jail for orchestrating a fraudulent, online absentee-ballot request during the 2012 election.
One of Congressman Joe Garcia’s former chief of staff is going to jail for orchestrating a fraudulent, online absentee-ballot request.
State authorities said they have launched a criminal investigation into the now-closed Biogenesis clinic at the center of Major League Baseball’s latest performance-enhancing drug scandal.
It was May 30th, 2011. Memorial Day. At 4 a.m. a crowd remained along famed Collins Avenue on Miami Beach, the last day of an Urban Beach weekend that brought hundreds of thousands of visitors to town. A small car drove South on Collins, in the wrong lane. It swerved, side-swiping some other vehicles along the way. As the car approached 14th street, police officers opened fire.
Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones, who was acquitted of corruption charges last year, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against those who accused her of wrongdoing.
For more than a year, the Miami Dade State Attorney has been investigating Congressman David Rivera for possible campaign finance law violations. But CBS4 News has learned the case is now closed and no charges will be brought against the Republican freshman.
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.
During his years in the state Legislature, David Rivera collected tens of thousands, and possibly hundreds of thousands, of dollars in unreported donations from lobbyists and corporations, CBS4 News has learned.
Bond was lowered Friday to $100,000 for a Miami-Dade health clinic owner who was arrested, along with two Miami-Dade public school employees after allegedly defrauding the county’s medical insurance plan.
Two Miami-Dade public school employees were arrested for allegedly defrauding the county’s medical insurance plan.