'No one wants to touch this case.' Probe into payoffs in NFL players' case goes nowhere
MIAMI — A police investigation revealed that a Miami high school football coach might have paid $55,000 in cash to four men who claimed they’d been robbed by two NFL players in Miramar. The payoffs, according to a detective’s report, were made so the victims would change their story — and took place in a downtown Miami law office.But if that amounts to witness tampering, no prosecutor wants to touch it.The criminal investigation into coach Dominic Johnson — as well as defense lawyer Michael Grieco — appears to be dead in the water, more than one month after news broke of the supposed payoffs i...
ICE asks federal judge to undo court order that mandates masks and soap, limits transfers
MIAMI — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has asked a federal judge to undo an order she issued last month requiring the agency to give soap, cleaning supplies and masks to detainees at three South Florida detention centers.The June 6 mandate — which also strictly limits ICE transfers to other facilities and bars COVID-19-positive detainees from being housed with people who have not been tested — was issued by U.S. District Court Judge Marcia G. Cooke in hopes of helping curb viral outbreaks of the coronavirus.ICE’s request was filed late Monday, just hours before the 30-day deadline to...