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  • 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...
  • Baltimore political leaders eager for Dixon's problems to be resolved

    Baltimore political leaders eager for Dixon's problems to be resolved
    The new indictments issued last week in the City Hall corruption probe have some Baltimore political leaders impatient for resolution to a case that has spanned three years and left the city's reputation in limbo. "Most people I talk to are saying 'Let's...
  • 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...
  • Mayormania

    Welcome back to the Opinion L.A. News Quiz. This week's quiz is in three parts: A trivia question (no prize awarded); a limerick competition (prize awarded!); and a caption contest (prize awarded!). If years of scandal have taught you more than you...
  • Catching up: Barracuda II, Oprah, Nielsen, Kwame

     
    Yesterday was an extraordinarily busy day, and we didn't get to posting a few things that merit some notice: 1. McCain slightly exceeded Obama's Nielsen rating for his acceptance speech, with both topping 38 million viewers. This is a......
  • Annals of Dave: Who is Judy Smith?

     
    In the weeks since Gov. Paterson put out negative information on Caroline Kennedy in the wake of her withdrawal from the Senate sweepstakes, the name Judy Smith has surfaced a few times as a key media advisor involved in......
  • Ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick pleads financial woes to the court; but what about $15G's for plastic surgery?

     
    Detroit's ousted mayor says he's unable to make ends meet on$10G's a month and pay his fine....
  • Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to up to 5 years in prison

     
    Embattled former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison Tuesday for violating the terms of his probation related to his conviction for lying under oath about an affair with his chief of staff. Kilpatrick,......
  • Brand X Files: 'Sex and the City 2' fashions. Britney wants to be frozen. Curse of Sarah Palin?

     
    At the "Sex And The City 2" premiere: Best, worst and most absurdly dressed. (Radar) Britney Spears wants to be frozen after her death, so she can be brought back to life later. Idea came from hearing the story that Walt Disney had his corpse frozen. A...