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Former Utica Mayor Lou LaPolla Sentenced for Petit Larceny | Crime

LaPolla sentenced in Oneida County Court UTICA, N.Y. — Former, longtime Utica mayor and school board member, Lou LaPolla, in February, pled guilty to petit larceny, a misdemeanor, admitting the crime. Today in Oneida County Court, perhaps the tougher task of admitting he was wrong. “For over 60 years, I’ve been in public service. […]

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Mayor Bowser, Chief Smith Unveil Real Time Crime Center

The District has launched a new approach to investigating and monitoring crime: the Real Time Crime Center (RTCC). DC Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) and MPD Chief Pamela Smith officially unveiled the center Monday, April 8 along with a new CameraConnect initiative which works to solicit community participation in the city’s crime prevention efforts. The center’s […]

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Massive Peskin kickoff sets up an epic race for mayor of SF

It’s always hard to estimate crowd size, particularly in a crowded place like Portsmouth Square, but I would say at least 750 people showed up today for the Aaron Peskin for Mayor kickoff, and that might be low. Could have been 1,000. Either way, it was a massive show of support for a candidate who […]

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Guatemala Probing Killing Of Indigenous Town’s Mayor

Guatemalan authorities were investigating on Saturday the death of the mayor of an Indigenous town after his body was found in his home in what authorities called a “crime scene.” The body of Daniel Chavajay, 33, was found Friday, prosecutors said. He was mayor of San Juan La Laguna, located on Lake Atitlan, about a […]

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WS Gaza protests continue but city council action unlikely | #citycouncil

Protesters repeated their demands on Monday that the Winston-Salem City Council pass a resolution calling for a ceasefire in war-torn Gaza, but city elected leaders said Tuesday that the council is unlikely to act. As they have been doing for weeks, protesters assembled at City Hall in advance of a council meeting, with some speaking […]

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Mayor Scott makes 2024 ‘State of the City’ address

Baltimore City Mayor Brandon Scott will speak Monday evening with a ‘State of the City’ address.Scott will be joined by city leaders at Baltimore Center Stage at around 6 p.m. He is expected to discuss investments in city youth, neighborhood development, public safety strategy and vacant housing plans, among other topics.The address comes less than […]

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Mayor Adams’ administration is gaslighting NYC on violent subway crime

Nicole Gelinas Opinion By Nicole Gelinas Published March 24, 2024, 7:07 p.m. ET The Adams administration and the New York Times have been gaslighting New Yorkers into believing that subway crime is rare, according to Post columnist Nicole Gelinas. Christopher Sadowski After every violent subway crime, the New York Times tells us not to worry: Subway violence […]

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After citizen petition, Flagstaff City Council will consider Gaza cease-fire resolution | Local News | #citycouncil

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Albanian prosecutors order arrest of tourist town mayor for alleged corruption

Albanian prosecutors say they have ordered the arrest of the mayor of a seaside tourist town in the country’s south on corruption charges By LLAZAR SEMINI Associated Press March 23, 2024, 8:06 PM ET • 1 min read TIRANA, Albania — Albanian prosecutors said Saturday they ordered the arrest of the mayor of a seaside […]

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Alaska

House passes bill making vandalism against churches a felony | #alaska | #politics

Vandalism at the Emmonak Catholic Church With bipartisan support, the Alaska House passed a bill that would make vandalism on churches and religious property a felony. House Bill 238 is sponsored by Democrat Rep. Andy Josephson of Anchorage, who said in his floor remarks that vandalism against religious property affects an entire congregation, whereas vandalism […]

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