On Tuesday, Faustin Denis, general manager of IMECO, Inc., got a $270,000 contract from North Miami despite an ongoing felony racketeering and fraud case against him over a bribery scandal in Opa-locka. It was his fourth contract from the city in just over a year despite questions over whether his f ... More >>
Apparently, it takes more than felony charges to dissuade the North Miami City Council from giving your company a six-digit payout. On October 9, by a vote of 4-1, council members in North Miami awarded a $270,000 contract to IMECO, Inc., for a streetscaping project at Pioneer Boulevard. That winnin ... More >>
Need a quick infusion of cash? Don't bother signing up to sell cheap knives door-to-door or be part of dodgy medical study. Instead, head up to North Miami and bid for a city contract. Because as one company learned, you can quite easily bankroll yourself through the North Miami City Council. Last w ... More >>
Say you're Miami-Dade's top prosecutor. On Aug. 14, you easily won reelection to your sixth term. But your campaign was embarrassed by the revelation that one of your trusted campaign consultants may have previously employed a woman criminally charged with absentee ballot fraud. As a result of your ... More >>
Terence Pinder symbolizes all that is crooked and wrong in the city of Opa-locka. The Herald has done a great job of telling his story thus far: a slick, charismatic populist with an affinity for ladies, P.F Chang’s, and Baptist melodrama. He was arrested last November and charged with, among ot ... More >>
The mayoral candidate's bilingual campaign has a message that doesn't translate
The Bell Tolls For Spree
Free cops for your next event? Dorrin Rolle says yes.
A caller to emergency 911 says she was sexually assaulted by two Metro-Dade police officers
When Metro cop Dante Starks was found to have groped several female colleagues, his bosses knew just what to do: Transfer him.