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Today in History

Oct. 10, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Oct. 10, the 283rd day of 2018. There are 82 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 10, 1973, Vice President Spiro T. Agnew, accused of accepting bribes, pleaded no contest to one count of federal income tax evasion, and resigned his office. On this date:...

Grand jury indicts Detroit councilman on bribery charges

Oct. 4, 2018 3:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A federal grand jury on Thursday indicted a Detroit city councilman on corruption charges tied to $15,000 in bribes and free auto body work solicited and accepted from a business owner in return for help on a property issue. The U.S. Attorney's office in Detroit said Gabe Leland faces one...

Ex-Detroit mayor again ordered to pay $1.5 million to city

Sep. 21, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court says a judge made the right call when she ordered former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department. The restitution is related to Kilpatrick's 2013 corruption conviction. He was found guilty of fixing city business to enrich...

Today in History

Sep. 4, 2018 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2018. There are 118 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 4, 1951, President Harry S. Truman addressed the nation from the Japanese peace treaty conference in San Francisco in the first live, coast-to-coast television broadcast....