Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.
It was the biggest corruption case in Dallas history, and former Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill is getting another chance to prove his innocence.
A former Baylor basketball player faces up to three years in prison at sentencing for attempting to extort $1 million from Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Prosecutors say Hurd contacted one of Griffin’s agents in June with a demand of $1 million in order not to release information damaging to the reputation of Griffin.
The former mayor of a North Texas city has been indicted in connection with a bribery scheme. David E. Dorman was previously the mayor of Melissa, located in Collin County.
Former Baylor basketball player Richard Hurd has been arrested and charged with the attempted extortion of Robert Griffin III.
A state ombudsman tells lawmakers that students at a youth lockup in Texas are coercing and extorting each other for cigarettes, drugs and money.