Several Sweetwater department heads who had ties to former Mayor Manny Maroño have been fired as part of Mayor Jose Diaz’s “Clean House” project.
At least 23 people were injured in a town about 30 miles northwest of the capital city of Managua.
Former Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi who was removed as mayor after he was indicted by the feds in a corruption sting held a barbecue on Saturday.
Governor Rick Scott formally removed former Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño Friday, the day after he was sentenced to three years and four months in prison for his part in a kickback scheme.
Shoppers could not resist the draw of discounts on the day after Christmas. The consumers packed local shopping malls in hopes of finding big bargains.
The Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office has released the video of a beating posted on Facebook.
As the FBI continues to dig deeper into Sweetwater and its Police Department, the City Commission spent part of Monday night considering the fate of one former police employee in particular.
South Miami has added its name to a growing list of communities that have canceled agreements with a towing company that once belonged to Sweetwater’s former mayor, Manuel “Manny” Marono.
The cloud of suspicion in Sweetwater is growing. It now hangs heavy over everyone from the former mayor and ex-police chief, to a recently appointed commissioner, several police officers and a fired civilian employee.
A former Sweetwater police department employee will get another chance to ask for his job back after he was granted a continuance at a special commission meeting Tuesday night.