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  • Parishioners honor a passionate man of the cloth

    Parishioners honor a passionate man of the cloth
    People packed the pews and filled the balconies of Baltimore's historic Bethel A.M.E. church Sunday morning to honor a man they credit with reviving the house of worship — one of the city's most influential — and bringing unabashed passion...
  • Kwame Gambles Prison Sentence

    Kwame Gambles Prison Sentence
    Looks like former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is going to take a gamble with his prison sentence. Today, he reportedly rejected a plea deal in his federal racketeering case. The Detroit News reports that Kilpatrick would have served 15 years behind...
  • Outside auto show, a stalled state

    Outside auto show, a stalled state
    General Motors Corp. kicked off this year's North American International Auto Show with an opulent party in a giant heated tent alongside the Detroit River. Coming on last after several other acts, Michigan's own Kid Rock took the stage, singing as a pack...
  • 2008 year in review

    2008 year in review
    Last Sunday, New Yorkers gathered in Times Square for the second annual Good Riddance Day, feeding reminders of the things they least liked about 2008 into an industrial-sized paper shredder. There's something so wonderfully archetypal about this ritual...
  • Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories

    Times' Paul Pringle wins George Polk Award for SEIU stories
    Los Angeles Times staff writer Paul Pringle has won a George Polk Award for investigative stories that "revealed potential corruption" in California's largest union local, it was announced today. In August, Pringle reported that a Los Angeles local of...
  • MUGSHOTS TO MILLIONS?

    MUGSHOTS TO MILLIONS?
    Kobe Bryant is an Olympic gold medalist and international pitchman. Dany Heatley ranked among the NHL's top 10 goal scorers this season and last year was MVP of hockey's world championships. Leonard Little is an aging pass rusher for one of football's...
  • Mayor's supporters underwhelmed by case

    Sheila Dixon looks far from finished. The Baltimore mayor dug in yesterday after being indicted on a dozen counts related to gifts she allegedly received, and the city's political establishment, so far, is standing firmly behind her. Many said they don't...
  • Inquiry threatens Dixon's momentum

    Inquiry threatens Dixon's momentum
    Six months into her historic term as Baltimore's first female mayor, Sheila Dixon has been riding high - the homicide rate is at a two-decade low, the City Council passed her budget almost untouched, and she has won praise for her work on gun control...
  • Some see cloud over City Hall

    With the raid of Mayor Sheila Dixon's house, the complicated financial investigation that has bubbled through Baltimore news cycles for years officially jumped the local threshold. Political and public relations experts say this whiff of scandal will...
  • Nation in Brief / MICHIGAN Detroit mayor: 'I truly apologize'

    Detroit Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick pleaded for forgiveness from his family and his constituents in an emotional televised speech, his delayed response to recently revealed racy text messages that contradicted his sworn testimony that he did not have a...
  • Detroit mayor names new aide

    Detroit Democratic Mayor Kwame M. Kilpatrick named a new chief of staff a day after the woman who previously held the post resigned amid allegations that she and the mayor had lied under oath about an affair. Kandia Milton, who has served as deputy chief...