| Mar 25, 2008
Police and Firefighters to Get Pay Raises
Birmingham police and firefighters may finally be getting the pay raises they have been trying to get for years. This morning, Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford will unveil his pay-raise proposal at the city...
| Jan 2, 2009
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...
| Jan 10, 2009
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...
| Feb 17, 2009
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...
| Jun 18, 2008
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...
| Jun 20, 2008
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...
| Jan 21, 2008
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...
| Oct 21, 2009
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Ama Daetz, a San Jose native, is thrilled to be back in the Golden State. Most recently, she was an anchor for the NBC affiliate in Detroit.
"Detroit is breaking news, all day every day," says Daetz....
| Nov 6, 2009
Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon's legal bills, racked up during a years-long corruption probe that has led her to enlist seven criminal defense attorneys for a theft trial next week, could run into the hundreds of thousands of dollars, legal observers say....
| Aug 4, 2009
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...
| Apr 4, 2009
DETROIT — Not everyone in this city cares about college basketball, certainly not the guy standing outside a downtown office building with a ladder.
A cold wind rattles down the avenue as Joe Gwisdalla and the rest of the maintenance crew hurry...