Former Texas Tennis Club President Pleads Guilty In College Admissions ScamThe 62-year-old from Houston had previously agreed to plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge in a deal with prosecutors.
Developer Ruel Hamilton, Indicted In Dallas City Hall Corruption Probe, Wants Case DismissedHamilton is accused of giving former Dallas Council member Carolyn Davis $40,000 to get a housing project of his passed through the city’s housing committee.
Texas Judge Who Accepted Bribe Money In Beer Boxes Headed To PrisonA former Texas judge has been sentenced to five years in prison after being found guilty of accepting cash bribes in exchange for favorable court rulings.
Americans Say Congress Is Listening To All The Wrong PeopleIn red, blue or purple states, in middle America or on the coasts, most Americans loathe the nation's legislature. One big reason: Most think lawmakers are listening to all the wrong people
College Basketball Takes A Big Hit With ArrestsAcross the country, nine other people, including three more assistant coaches, were arrested after a federal probe revealed hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools, shoe sponsors, agents, even tailors.
Jurors In Price Trial Told 'It Wasn't Bribe Money, It Was Shoe Money'Jurors were told Wednesday that more than $100,000 in cash found in John Wiley Price's safe actually belonged to his assistant - kept under lock and key so she wouldn't go on a shoe shopping spree.
Jurors In Price Case Told About Payments Made To NealyJurors on Thursday morning were told that political consultant Kathy Nealy was paid more than $1 million from seven companies who were seeking lucrative contracts with Dallas County.
Lawyers Attend Final Hearing Ahead Of Price TrialA final pretrial hearing took place on Monday at the federal courthouse in Dallas in a case against a Dallas County commissioner who has been accused of accepting bribes.
Corruption Cases Casts Harsh Light On NYPD Handgun PermitsA corruption probe at the New York Police Department has cast a harsh light on how people get handgun permits in a city that boasts some of the nation's toughest gun laws.
Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin Convicted Of Taking Bribes 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.