01/28/14 09:47 AM
NEW ORLEANS — A first day of jury selection for the bribery trial of former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin ended Monday without a panel being seated. U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan questioned 60 prospective jurors before sending them home. Berrigan said she needs to speak with one more...
01/28/14 09:37 AM
NEW YORK — A federal judge has denied motions to set aside the convictions of two Yonkers politicians in a 2012 corruption trial. Former City Councilwoman Sandy Annabi was convicted of accepting nearly $200,000 to change her vote on real estate deals. Prosecutors said her co-defendant,...
01/28/14 09:27 AM
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The Navajo Nation Council began its weeklong winter session Monday with the prospect of the legislative leader being removed from his post because of pending bribery and conspiracy charges. Legislation sponsored by Delegate Alton Joe Shepherd would oust Speaker Johnny...
01/27/14 11:01 AM
BECKER, Minn. — State officials plan to update the way they consider environmental and health effects when determining the overall cost of energy production, a move that could help guide decisions ranging from the fate of aging power plants to using cleaner sources of energy. The state...
01/27/14 10:43 AM
NEW ORLEANS — Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who led the city during its darkest days after Hurricane Katrina, will be thrust back into the spotlight this week when he goes on trial in a corruption case that mushroomed at the end of his eight-year tenure. Even before the allegations,...
By Richard Pollock | 01/27/14 06:45 AM
New York insurance regulators have promised independent insurance agents they will take corrective action following a flood of complaints from consumers about Health Republic Insurance of New York, the largest of two dozen Obamacare health co-ops.
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