Following multiple stories from Riptide about the Miami Heat refusing to share profits from the American Airlines Arena with county taxpayers who subsidize the place, Miami-Dade Inspector General Christopher Mazzella has apparently decided that someone should try to verify how much the team is actua ... More >>
Norman Braman's advice to voters notwithstanding, there is a measure on the ballot that deserves a resoundingly emphatic YES! And that is the question asking voters to make the Miami-Dade Inspector General's office a permenant part of the county's home rule charter -- in effect our local constitutio ... More >>
via Miami-Dade Fire RescueMiami-Dade Fire Chief Herminio LorenzoJoseph Mitrani was given the job of overseeing construction of a new training facility for the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department. Mitrani was instrumental in making sure the project was completed on time and under budget, according t ... More >>
Inspector General investigators discovered former high school principal Donald Hoecheryl falsified documents to hide the fact he had spent more than $200,000 in taxpayer money for unauthorized teacher retreats to Hawk's Cay Resort in the Keys and three other hotels.A two-year investigation by the ... More >>
Alex Izaguirre This past Friday, Miami-Dade inspector general Christopher Mazzella announced his office had busted ex-schools police Sgt. Patricia Hobby stealing $2,841 in overtime she didn't work.To avoid jail time, Hobby agreed to resign from the schools police force, complete 150 hours of comm ... More >>
Simon Graves wants to dunk crooked pols.
County cops ripped off kitties and doggies, auditors say
Donna Weaver hoped to get help from the FBI in finding her husband. Instead she got crooked agents working with violent drug dealers
The Office of the Inspector General and the Commission on Ethics and Public Trust may part ways after an acrimonious year
Miami-Dade's ethics czar decides to use the Internet to upbraid the inspector general. Bad decision
Incredibly, the job of one of the county's most successful and vigilant agents is on the line
Santa's Enchanted Forest may be a children's favorite, but for one county commissioner it's an outrage
A tenacious entrepreneur and county commissioners are hung up on the repercussions of a prepaid phone card bid
Jackson Memorial Hospital's foreign patients owe the county more than $85 million
How you gonna keep 'em down on the job, once they've seen OT?
Greed, thievery, corruption, and betrayal -- the sordid tale of Miriam Alonso's downfall
For 30 days Steve Shiver wasn't sleazy or overtly unethical. A personal record for the county manager.
It smells like political cronyism, laced with a little Penelas and arsenic
What could go wrong with a $600 million airport contract? Funny you should ask.