Mayoral Melee In SweetwaterSweetwater Mayor Jose Diaz arrived to cheering supporters at a news conference Thursday as he battles to stay on the ballot in the May 12th election.
Confidential Informant In FBI Sting Breaks His Silence Michael Kesti isn’t buying the verdict in the corruption case against Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.
Jury Starts Deliberating In Trial Of Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor A jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi.
Jury Selection For Trial Of Suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael PizziJury selection is scheduled to get underway Tuesday in the trial of suspended Miami Lakes Mayor Michael Pizzi who was arrested in August 2013 on public corruption charges.
Sweetwater Mayor Shuts Down City's Finance DepartmentThe mayor of Sweetwater is expected to announce Wednesday that he will shut down the city's finance department.
Former Sweetwater Mayor Surrenders To Begin Prison SentenceFormer Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño has turned himself in to begin his prison sentence.
Gov. Scott Formally Removes Mayor Manny Moroño From Office 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.
Former Sweetwater Mayor Sentenced To Three Plus Years In PrisonFormer Sweetwater Mayor Manny Maroño was sentenced three years and four months in prison for his part in a kickback scheme. Last November, Maroño pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit hones services wire fraud.
A Year in Politics: Indicted Mayors, Cocaine CongressmanBy all accounts, 2013 should have been a quiet year in politics. In Washington, the President was riding high after an easy re-election. In Tallahassee, the Republicans remained in firm control of the state’s government. And locally, there were no major elections to embarrass South Florida.
Three Former Sweetwater Police Employees Will Demand Jobs Back Three former Sweetwater Police Department employees plan to ask for their jobs back at a special commission meeting scheduled for Tuesday night.
Another Questionable Connection To Former Sweetwater MayorMore questions of ethics violations in a South Florida city have emerged, and this time a City Commissioner is the focus.
Suspended Mayor To Change Plea As Sweetwater Looks For Missing MoneyThe attorneys for Sweetwater’s suspended mayor Manny Maroño have filed notice indicating he plans to change his plea to guilty on a single count of conspiracy fraud.
Questionable Connection: Suspended Mayor Helped Towing Co. Get Business Manny Maroño, the suspended mayor of Sweetwater, helped his friend and former business partner secure a spot as one of the preferred towing companies in Doral, a letter obtained by CBS4 and El Nuevo Herald confirms.
Questionable Connection Between Towing Co. & Suspended MayorAt a tow yard in Coral Gables, cars are brought in from all over South Florida. Some of those cars come from Sweetwater, where signs for Southland The Towing Company are posted in several parking lots.
Police Promotions, Demotions & Resignations Taking Place In SweetwaterShakeups are happening at the Sweetwater Police Department amid an FBI investigation.