31, Oct 2014 - Madison, FL 'Bad Judge'-hating lawyers spawn 10 other absurd cancellation demands
The Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Miami-Dade Chapter is up in arms about "Bad Judge," the new NBC comedy where Kate Walsh plays Rebecca Wright, a judge who is free-wheeling with the language, booze and men, which is supposed to be tempered by the fact that she's good at her job.In light of Wright's antics, the FAWL has called for NBC to cancel the comedy -- and it will probably get its ...
30, Oct 2014 - Judge finds ex-Homestead mayor guilty
MIAMI (AP) - A judge has pronounced a former South Florida mayor guilty on one of two felony corruptions charges more than a month after a jury convicted him. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Robert Luck announced his decision Thursday. Jurors found former Homestead mayor Steven Bateman guilty in September ...
29, Oct 2014 - Miami Beach, FL Subhanna Beyah, 26, pleads guilty to stealing $1 million in cash, jewelry throughout South Florida
A woman who pleaded guilty to stealing $1 million in cash and jewelry during various thefts throughout South Florida was sentenced to 364 days in jail in Miami-Dade County. Subhanna Beyah, 26, must also serve 10 years of probation and two years of community service. Beyah was extradited from New York to face the charges against her in South Florida last year. Miami Beach police said Beyah stole ...
27, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Man gets life for slaying of Miami detective
MIAMI (AP) — A South Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Miami police detective. A Miami-Dade judge handed down the mandatory sentence Monday for 27-year-old Andrew "Birdman" Rolle.
12, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Jimmy Sabatino orchestrates final con from behind bars
A career con man, who has spent much of his adult life behind bars for running scams from Miami to London, has been sentenced to five years in state prison, but not before orchestrating one final swindle. Jimmy Sabatino was sentenced Wednesday in a Miami-Dade County courtroom for scamming hotels throughout South Florida, racking up thousands of dollars in bills that he never paid. Not anymore. A ...
11, Oct 2014 - Gay marriage ruling puts pressure on Fla. Attorney General Pam Bondi
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is being asked to drop her appeals in several ongoing lawsuits challenging the state's ban on gay marriage. The request was made Monday by groups opposed to the ban after the U.S. Supreme Court turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit gay and lesbian unions. Judges in four Florida counties -- Palm Beach, Monroe, Miami-Dade and Broward and a U.S ...
10, Oct 2014 - FYI Miami: September 25, 2014
NUCLEAR PROJECT ‘FEASIBLE’ : Despite skepticism from attorneys for consumer and business groups, Florida Power & Light’s long-term plan to build two nuclear reactors in Miami-Dade remains feasible, staff of the state Public Service Commission said in a recommendation this week that will go to the commission Oct. 2 for approval.
10, Oct 2014 - Miami-dade, FL Man accused in $270,000 Medicaid fraud
A 60-year-old man is accused of defrauding Medicaid of more than $270,000 in Miami-Dade and Broward counties, according to Florida's Attorney General.
04, Apr 2014 - State Supreme Court Rules Man Can Be Held Liable For Tomahawk Chop
In a case that involved a man getting hit in the head with a tomahawk, a divided Florida Supreme Court has ruled that another man involved in an altercation outside a Miami-Dade County bar could be held liable.
01, Apr 2014 - Volusia, FL 5 Things to Know in Florida for March 20
Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. The head of Miami-Dade County's Crime Stoppers program could get jail time for contempt of court over his refusal to divulge details about an anonymous tip.