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News in Miami-Dade County, Florida

22 months' prison for convicted ex-Homestead mayor
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:21:44 -0800

MIAMI (AP) - A former South Florida mayor convicted on corruption charges has been sentenced to 22 months in state prison. A Miami-Dade County judge imposed the sentence Friday on former Homestead mayor Steven Bateman, who was convicted by a jury of illegal compensation and illegal lobbying charges. ...

Florida Same-Sex Marriage Allowed by U.S. Supreme Court
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 17:16:12 -0800

Barb Lawrence, left, and Kimmy Denny kiss as they stand with others to show their support of the LGBTQ couples who are asking the state of Florida to recognize their marriage at the Miami-Dade Courthouse on July 2, 2014 in Miami, Florida.

Mosquito-Borne Disease Alert Lifted In Dade County
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:39:24 -0800

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County on Friday announced an end to the dengue fever alert.

Supreme Court won't stop same-sex marriage in Florida
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 18:55:23 -0800

Gay couples in Florida will be able to get marriage licenses starting Jan. 5

Former Homestead mayor convicted of public corruption gets prison time -- goes free on bond
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:44:52 -0800

Former Homestead mayor Steven Bateman's day of reckoning was finally here. Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Robert J. Luck sentenced him Friday to nearly two years in state prison. Those who accused Bateman and his wife Donna Bateman of using his public position to beef up their private profits with secret business dealings feared Luck was going to sentence him to house arrest or probation. Bateman's ...

Miami-Dade Mayor Wants All Police To Have Body Cameras
Thu, 11 Dec 2014 11:08:42 -0800

Mayor Carlos Gimenez says the big debate now is how much of the footage should be available to the public.

MDX should seek new solutions to county traffic woes
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 09:02:28 -0800

The Miami-Dade Expressway Authority has initiated a massive toll hike on the Dolphin and Airport Expressways (State Roads 836 and 112), increases that will more than double the amount of money paid by many of us as we commute to and from work. The new tolls could cost a driver commuting daily in a round ... The post MDX should seek new solutions to county traffic woes appeared first on .

Miami-Dade County gives unanimous approval for body camera study
Tue, 02 Dec 2014 17:29:41 -0800

Miami-Dade County commissioners took their first step toward considering body cameras for county police officers, unanimously approving a study of the benefits and concerns. But Miami-Dade County's mayor is already forging ahead with a rollout. "Who is going to be responsible for public records requests? Who is going to review them, who is going to be responsible? The department or whom?" asked ...

New way to move youth fair
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:22:53 -0800

After voters approved potential expansion of Florida International University onto county land where the annual Miami-Dade County Fair & Exposition is held, county officials are now seeking a new site for the fair.

U.S. Supreme Court lifts stay in federal Florida same-sex lawsuit but meaning for Keys and other state cases unclear
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 06:58:12 -0800

Same-sex marriage will begin Jan. 6 in Florida -- the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday evening denied Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's request to Justice Clarence Thomas that he extend… Click to Continue »