It's not gonna be easy to follow the dictatorial footsteps of North Miami Mayor Andre Pierre. Throughout his tenure as the city's head cheese, Pierre had done just about everything to attract the kind of attention usually reserved for a small nation's despot. His campaign manager was arrested for al ... More >>
On September 20, former North Miami Beach Mayor Myron Rosner did the perp walk. His crime: allegedly accepting thousands in free campaign ads on bus benches from a company whose owner told prosecutors he had pressured them with promises to renew their contract.Rosner is in big trouble, with three f ... More >>
During Myron Rosner's tumultuous reign as mayor of North Miami Beach, he weathered accusations that he retaliated against a local blogger, broke ethics rules, bent city regulations to work on his house, and violated campaign finance laws. Now that he's out of office, Rosner's luck is up. Prosec ... More >>
Claudia Davant claims her estranged husband and state Sen. Alex Diax de la Portilla has State Sen. Alex Diax de la Portilla "can be extremely explosive and violent," says estranged wife. repeatedly stalked her since she filed for divorce five months ago. And the Florida Department of Law Enforcem ... More >>
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