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Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price told a group of citizens to "go to Hell" on February 15, 2011. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Price’s Meeting With Prosecutors Canceled

Federal prosecutors asked Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price to meet with them on Wednesday to discuss allegations of corruption, but that meeting was then canceled.

07/02/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Prosecutor: ‘No Plans’ To Have Perry Testify

A special prosecutor said Friday that he does not plan to call Texas Gov. Rick Perry to testify before a grand jury investigating whether he abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

06/06/2014

The main gate at the Fort Hood Army Base. (credit: Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Senator Seeks Records From Fort Hood On Military Sex Crimes

The Pentagon is coming under pressure to give Congress detailed information on the handling of sex crime cases in the armed forces.

02/10/2014

Two doctors review images of a prostate with cancer before performing a bracytherapy operation. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Moratorium Lifted On Revamped Texas Cancer Agency

State leaders are finally lifting a nearly yearlong moratorium on a $3 billion cancer agency in Texas that came unraveled by a criminal investigation and questionable spending.

10/30/2013

A 2008 photo of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sitting in Wayne County, Michigan Circuit Court for sentencing. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

North Texan & Ex-Detroit Mayor Sentenced To 28 Years In Prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.

10/10/2013

Lay, Skilling Found Guilty In Enron Case

Ex-Enron CEO Skilling Resentenced To 14 Years

Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been resentenced to 14 years as part of a court-ordered reduction that closes one of the country’s most notorious financial scandals.

06/21/2013

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Hill To Appeal Dallas Corruption Conviction

It was the biggest corruption case in Dallas history, and former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill is getting another chance to prove his innocence.

04/30/2013

A 2008 photo of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sitting in Wayne County, Michigan Circuit Court for sentencing. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

North Texan & Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Convicted, Jailed Until Sentence

Jurors in a city buffeted by financial crisis convicted former Detroit Mayor and current Grand Prairie resident Kwame Kilpatrick on corruption charges Monday.

03/11/2013

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

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Sarah Saldaña On New U.S. Attorney Appointment

She is known as the prosecutor who took on Dallas City Hall in the largest corruption trial in the city’s history. Now Sarah Saldaña is ready to continue fighting public corruption as the new U.S. Attorney for North Texas.

10/03/2011

States' probe of foreclosures could force reforms

A joint investigation by every state and the District of Columbia could force mortgage companies to settle allegations that they used flawed documents to foreclose on hundreds of thousands of homeowners.

10/13/2010

Letters May Have Been Sent Directly to Grandsons

Apparently Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson asked for a thousand dollar scholarship from the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation be sent directly to her grandsons and great-nephews, and not to their colleges.

09/07/2010

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