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Former D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas Jr. gets 38 months

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Former Ward 5 D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas Jr. will serve 38 months in prison for stealing more than $353,000 in public funds, a judge ruled Thursday.Calling Thomas' actions "a betrayal of the public trust," District Judge John Bates ordered Thomas to serve a sentence less than the 46-month prison term prosecutors had sought, but far more than the 18-month sentence the defense recommended."A...

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