State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle
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.
Twenty four days after a 14 year-old boy shot and killed a suspected thief in the backyard of the family’s Miami Shores home, prosecutors have reached no decision on whether the killing was justified – and felony murder charges against the dead man’s alleged accomplice have been dropped.