Tags » Crooked Politicians

Former NC Mayor To Be Sentenced In Corruption Case

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The former mayor of Charlotte is being sentenced in a federal corruption case that stunned North Carolina’s largest city.

In a deal with prosecutors, Patrick Cannon, 47, pleaded guilty in June to one count of honest services wire fraud, which carries a sentence of up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. 370 more words

Top News

Texas Gov. Perry Ordered To Be In Court Halloween

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry will make his first court appearance on Halloween as his defense team tries to quash the two felony counts of abuse of power against him on both constitutional and technical grounds. 258 more words

National News