Dennis Bedard

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    In Spence-Jones Soap Opera, a One-Month Commercial Break

    ​It's now two strikes for pugnacious Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones. A Miami-Dade County judge today dismissed her temporary injunction against Charlie Crist's suspension, setting February 12 as the day when she'll actually decide if the Governor's action is constitutional. A half hour later o ... More >>

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    January 14, 2010

    Spence-Jones to Guv: See You In Court

    After today's executive order suspending her again, the next big date in the Michelle Spence-Jones saga is Tuesday afternoon.  Erik MazaSpence-Jones at a victory rally after being re-elected as District 5 commissioner. ​Earlier this week, Spence-Jones' attorneys asked a Miami-Dade judge for a ... More >>

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    January 13, 2010

    Spence-Jones Won't Be Suspended for at Least Four Days

    Photo by Erik MazaMichelle Spence-Jones talks to the press after she was declared the winner with 53 percent of the vote.​Click here to view photos as we followed Michelle Spence-Jones on campaign day.The morning after suspended Miami Commissioner Michelle Spence-Jones won a special election and d ... More >>

  • News

    May 21, 1998

    Conflict in Clubland

    Streets lined with rowdies, fistfights, gunshots, cops in ski masks. Is this what an entertainment district is supposed to look like?

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    April 11, 1996

    Crime & Nourishment

    In Miami breaking bread has become an intricate part of breaking the law

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    March 21, 1996

    Jailhouse Rumble

    If racial strife and political bickering were crimes, the entire staff of Dade County's corrections department would be locked up

  • News

    November 9, 1995
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    November 9, 1995

    Crime & Politics

    The continuing success of lobbyist Ron Book: Perverse proof of how much lawmakers need lawbreakers

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    January 19, 1994

    Feud for Thought

    Mike is a DUI attorney with a nose for legal loopholes. Alan is a crusading cop with a jones for drunk drivers. Vendetta, anyone?