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L.A. Commissioner Guilty Of 14 Felonies

A veteran commissioner who helped supervise contracts in one of the nation’s largest cities has been convicted of more than a dozen felonies for his role in a public corruption scandal that began as an investigation into the trade of city contracts for campaign contributions under the previous mayor. After…

Feds, City Blame Each Other For Illegal Alien’s Crime Spree

An ugly finger-pointing drama has escalated between federal immigration authorities and San Francisco law enforcement officials over who dropped the ball in the case of a criminally convicted illegal immigrant gang banger who was freed and went on to murder a man and his two sons last week. The notoriously…

Judge Grants Convicted Child Molester Freedom

A south Florida judge who sentenced a child-molesting middle school teacher to four decades in prison turned around and granted him a rare post-conviction bond that has allowed the felon to avoid jail and instead live freely, travel and work while he appeals his case. The Broward County judge (Marc…

Senator Used Office To Help Secret Employer

A federal agent specializing in public corruption cases says that an influential Maryland state lawmaker used his public office to benefit a large company that he secretly worked for. Democrat Senator Ulysses Currie, who chairs the powerful state panel (Senate Budget and Taxation Committee) that directs billions of dollars in…

Jailed Lawmaker Asks Bush For Clemency

The corrupt Republican congressman in jail for taking millions of dollars in bribes from a prominent defense contractor has asked President George W. Bush to grant him clemency before leaving office. San Diego Representative Randy “Duke” Cunningham is serving an eight-year federal prison sentence for taking $2.4 million in cash,…

Two Judges, Court Clerk Indicted

Two Georgia judges and a county court administrator have been federally charged for operating multiple schemes to defraud taxpayers, including illegally paying employees with court fees, giving friends high-paying jobs and fixing cases. A lengthy 19-count indictment charges a veteran Superior Court judge in rural Clinch County as well as…

Corruption Probe Doesn’t Stop Gov.’s Cash Flow

Although he has already spent more than $2 million in legal fees to fend off an ongoing federal corruption probe, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich continues to rake in millions of dollars in contributions from sate contractors that regularly seek his help and influence. Just last month, Blagojevich’s top adviser and fundraiser (Antoin Rezko)…

Sanctuary City Protects Illegal Immigrant Murderer

A notorious sanctuary city’s longtime practice of protecting illegal immigrant felons from deportation allowed a repeat offender to brutally murder a father and his two sons on that city’s streets. For decades San Francisco authorities have shielded juvenile illegal immigrants—even those guilty of committing violent crimes—from deportation, spending millions

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