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  • Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical

    Researchers: Political corruption in Prince George's is cyclical
    Former Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson was sentenced to a year and one day in prison Friday, Dec. 9 on charges of tampering with evidence three days after her husband, former County Executive Jack Johnson, was sentenced to 87 months...
  • Bill would deny pensions to convicted officeholders

    Prompted by recent scandals involving such officials as Mayor Sheila Dixon, an Anne Arundel County delegate has introduced legislation that would deny public pensions to elected officeholders who are convicted of crimes committed while in office. Del....
  • Bills seek to keep guilty pols from getting paychecks, pensions

    A Baltimore mayor and a Prince George's County councilwoman lingered in office for weeks after being found guilty of serious charges. A former Prince George's County executive is heading to prison but gets to keep a pension worth more than $50,000 a year....
  • Clarksville man sentenced to prison for contraband alcohol scheme

    A Clarksville man has been sentenced to 46 months in prison and three years of probation for conspiring to transport and distribute untaxed alcohol. Amrik Singh Melhi, 52, pleaded guilty Dec. 20 at the U.S. District Court in Greenbelt to one count of...
  • State Sen. Muse to challenge Cardin for Senate

    A Prince George's County state legislator, C. Anthony Muse, announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate in Maryland this year, challenging Sen. Ben Cardin's bid for a second term. Muse, an African-American pastor...
  • Prince George's County moves toward speed cameras

    Prince George's County moves toward speed cameras
    Although questions were raised about the reliability of Lanham-based Optotraffic's speed cameras at a public hearing this month, the company has been hired by Prince George's County officials to install and maintain speed cameras on county roads....
  • Jack Johnson's golden parachute

    Jack Johnson's golden parachute
    The case of former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson, who pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges in May, was back in the news this week after it was revealed that he is continuing to collect his $39,468 state pension, despite having...
  • Federal judge to rule by next week on dismissal of Currie charges

    A federal judge said Monday he will rule by next week whether eight bribery and extortion charges filed against state Sen. Ulysses Currie and two former executives of Shoppers Food Warehouse, which employed Currie as a consultant, will stand. Defense...
  • Prince George's County Exec Baker gets good grades on first 8 months in office

    It's been almost eight months since Rushern Baker III took over the reins as Prince George's county executive. Baker took over Maryland's second-largest county at a time when it was draped in corruption and disarray after his predecessor, two-term...
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