Barbara Areces

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    Miguel Exposito's Lawsuit Tossed, Leaving Chief's Job In Michelle Spence-Jones' Hands

    ​This morning Miami-Dade Judge Barbara Areces threw out suspended Miami Police Chief Miguel Exposito's lawsuit against the city, putting his fate back into the hands of the commission.In case you've forgotten that we live in a very strange city, Areces decision essentially means that Michelle Spen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2011

    Carlos Alvarez Loses Lawsuit, Recall Is On Bitches!

    Carlos Alvarez enters the final battle against his recall.​Over the next two weeks, we'll see if County Mayor Carlos Alvarez can muster up the support that propelled him to office in 2004 and 2008, as well as giving him more powers. Earlier today, Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Barbara Areces dismissed ... More >>

  • News

    July 31, 2008

    Overtown Street Fighter Big Red Hustles and Grows

    And finds his way from lawless to legit.

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2007

    Ex-FBI Agent Back in Court

    John Connolly – a 66-year-old retired FBI agent who is awaiting trial in Miami on murder charges – told a judge Tuesday that his lawyer, Manny Casabielle, wasn’t spending enough quality time with him. “I have no problem with his ability to defend me,” Connolly told Judge Barbara Areces in ... More >>

  • News

    February 8, 2007

    The G-man and the Snitch

    Decorated FBI agent John Connolly soon goes on trial for murder in Miami. Too bad he wasn't here when the shots were fired.