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The Latest: Council hands control of police over to sheriff
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The Latest on the death of a Mississippi police chief (all times local): 7:35 a.m. The city council in a Mississippi town where the police chief shot and killed himself has turned control of the police department over to the sheriff's office. The Sun ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Constable Police Sheriff Government occupations United States Legal professions Deputy sheriff Titles
Havre de Grace mayor, council races set; Craig not running
The field of candidates is set for the 2017 elections for Havre de Grace mayor and City Council, with a contested race for mayor and one of three council seats open to a new member, as Councilman Randy Craig did not file for re-election by the 5 p.m. Tuesday filing deadline. Mayor Bill Martin,...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | City council Local government in the United States Councillor Municipality Titles Mayor Computer file Town council
Bill Linehan leaving council after decade in office
City Councilor Bill Linehan is stepping down from his District 2 seat after a decade on the council — opening a hot race for the Southie seat.In a statement released on the Southie pol’s behalf last night, Linehan was credited with helping Mayor Martin J. Walsh during a “smooth transition of power” following his election. Linehan also oversaw “the most vital” district in the city, the statement added.
1 points by Boston Herald | Thomas Menino Raymond Flynn South Boston Boston Boston City council Titles Municipality Management occupations
Russian Opposition Activist Navalny Found Guilty in Retrial
A court in a provincial Russian city has found opposition leader Alexei Navalny guilty in the retrial of a 2013 fraud case, which means that he cannot run for president next year.
68 points by The Wall Street Journal | Judge Jury Leader of the Opposition Verdict United States Opposition Fraud Titles
DGA names Russell Hollander as national executive director
The Directors Guild of America has picked from within its own ranks a new national executive director to succeed Jay Roth, who is set to step down in May after more than two decades leading the union. Russell Hollander, who has worked at the DGA for 16 years, was unanimously voted to head the organization...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | United States Film director Executive director Monday Titles Senior Advisor Negotiation Voting
Leader of Philly Police oversight board resigns

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Executive director Defamation Abuse Titles The Commission The Order Ed Rendell Resignation
Letter: A foolish appointment
A foolish appointmentI was very shocked when our new governor nominated Frank Edelblut for education commissioner. Edelblut is not qualified in any sense for the position. I hope the Executive Council denies this foolish suggested appointment. Governor, you were wrong on this one.Don Irvin Belmont
-2 points by Concord Monitor | Titles Executive Council of New Hampshire Lieutenant Governor Back to Black United Nations
Mayor's panel approves plan to sell downtown Baltimore parking garages
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake bypassed the City Council on Thursday to approve a proposal allowing the city to sell four downtown, city-owned garages to raise up to $60 million for recreation centers.The plan — which clears the way for the city to begin negotiating with companies to buy the garages...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Municipality City council Mayor Councillor Titles Town council Management occupations Positions of authority
Abe 'honored' to meet President-elect before other leaders
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he had a "very candid discussion" Thursday with US President-elect Donald Trump.
4041 points by CNN | President of the United States United States Department of Defense United States armed forces Elections Titles President-elect President-elect of the United States United States Senate
Awami League asks the BNP not to create 'unnecessary' controversy about election commission
The Awami League has asked the BNP not to stir up 'unnecessary' controversy about the Election Commission.
5 points by | President Titles United States Constitution General Secretary Sociology Law Management Iran
Harvard city clerk charged with possession of child porn
The city clerk in northwest suburban Harvard was arrested Monday and charged with three counts of child pornography possession.
3 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Child pornography Pornography City Titles Municipality Government occupations Police Coroner
Natchez hires accounting firm to conduct forensic audit
NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - The city of Natchez has hired a Madison accounting firm to conduct a forensic audit of the city's finances. The Natchez Democrat reports (http://bit.ly/2cO2gH2) Mayor Darryl Grennell signed an agreement Friday to hire Collins, Barr & Hembree to conduct the audit. The concerns or specific problem ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Audit Financial audit Auditing Titles Finance