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Tuesday Oct 7 | via The Miami Herald
Latandra Ellington had weathered some of Lowell Correctional Institution's harshest and most primitive realities, and was just seven months shy of freedom - and being reunited with her four young children. But on Sept. Comment?
Monday Sep 22 | via CBS Local
A South Dade Senior High student is accused of choking a teacher until she lost consciousness and then sexually assaulting her. "I feel really shocked and disappointed because you come to school to feel safe," South Dade student Caitlin Muirhead told CBS4's Peter D'Oench. Comment?
Sunday Sep 21 | via The Miami Herald
One year after his arrest plunged Homestead into turmoil - and capped a string of headlines about South Florida politicians getting busted for corruption - former Mayor Steven Bateman heads to trial Monday insisting he did nothing wrong. The allegation: that Bateman took a secret and illegal $125-an-hour consulting job with a healthcare company while using his mayoral position to help grease the wheels of government to complete construction of the chain's His defense: Bateman's gig as a Community Heath of South Florida "consultant" was perfectly legit and, yes, completely separate and distinct from his duties as mayor. Comment?
Sep 20, 2014 | via The Miami Herald
Five sergeants and a captain with the Florida Department of Corrections were arrested Thursday, charged with gassing an inmate, then beating and kicking him while he was handcuffed and shackled, and then lying about it. Michael Crews, Florida corrections secretary, said in a news release that the arrests demonstrate his commitment to punishing staffers who break the law or violate department policy. Comment?
Updated: Sat Oct 18, 2014 12:53 pm
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