The Dallas County district attorney’s office has dismissed criminal charges against a suburban mayor and eight former employees of the town’s public works department.
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for bribery, money laundering and other corruption that spanned his two terms as mayor — including the chaotic years after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005.
Mayors from across the country discuss job, tourism, veterans and more.
More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.
Right now, Dallas City Council members make $37,000per year and they are asking for a bump to $60,000.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.
Irving residents may have a new candidate for mayor, also known as man’s best friend.
A federal jury has convicted former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin on charges that he accepted bribes, free trips and other gratuities from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work while he was in office.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption.
A Blue Mound police officer was fired and another resigned after they were accused of tipping off the city’s mayor that his name was mentioned during a narcotics investigation.
Since the latest news of Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal broke, Slate.com has posted a name generator that will allow anyone to type in their first and last name to generate their own personal pseudonym.
McKinney residents turned out to cast their ballots in the general election to vote for the mayor and city council representatives for District 1, District 3 and one at-large seat.