corruption

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh
Loyd Fox/Baltimore Sun via AP
April 25, 2019 - 2:41 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Federal agents raided the homes and offices of Baltimore's embattled mayor on Thursday amid widening probes to determine whether she used sales of her children's books to disguise government kickbacks. The searches pushed the latest political scandal for Maryland's largest city to...
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Maryland's chief accountant is calling for Pugh to step down, calling the latest revelations about lucrative deals to sell her self-published children's books "brazen, cartoonish corruption."
Patrick Semansky/AP Photo, File
April 02, 2019 - 7:51 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore already faced daunting challenges: soaring violent crime, a thriving drug economy and poverty so intense that some derelict neighborhoods look like they were hit by a plague. Now, Mayor Catherine Pugh is embroiled in a strange scandal, sucking attention away from those...
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In this Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 file photo, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Sebastian Scheiner/AP Photo, File
February 28, 2019 - 12:36 pm
By Aron Heller, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's attorney general on Thursday recommended indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with bribery and breach of trust in a series of corruption cases, a momentous move that shook up Israel's election campaign and could spell the end of the...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opens the weekly cabinet meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Gali Tibbon/Pool via AP
January 07, 2019 - 5:25 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — In what was billed as a "dramatic announcement," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used a prime-time address on Monday to again dismiss a series of corruption allegations against him. Netanyahu said that it would be "unjust" for him to be indicted ahead of early elections...
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The panel, "You're Not From Around Here, Are You? Changing A Culture of Non-Compliance." From left to right Joe Friday of the Canadian government ethics commission, Amy, Kurland, and Nick Paul, an Ohio ethics officer.
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Pat Loeb
December 10, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is host, for the next few days, to the Council on Government Ethics Law. The group is made up of the officials who try to keep government honest and open, and they had a reason for choosing Philadelphia for their annual conference. Yes, Philadelphia has...
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From left: Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro, former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell
Left: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images; Right: Cherri Gregg/KYW Newsradio
Kristen Johanson
November 13, 2018 - 11:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced charges against former City Representative Desiree Peterkin-Bell after a 14-month-long grand jury investigation. Shapiro said Peterkin-Bell, a senior official under former Mayor Michael Nutter, took more than $...
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