2 Nonprofit Heads Sentenced in Thomas Scheme Two men who used their nonprofit to help cover up theft of government funds by a D.C. councilmember have each been sentenced to probation and community service.
Former DC Homland Sec. Director Pleads Guilty To Misuse of Grant FundsFormer homeland security director Millicent West kept her emotions in check enough to give one-word or one-sentence answers in U.S. District Court Friday, but eventually she needed her attorney to bring her some tissues as she stood before the judge.
Imprisoned Harry Thomas Jr. Got DMV to Void Traffic TicketsThe District of Columbia's Department of Motor Vehicles says it was former councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. who requested that 10 traffic and parking tickets be voided early last year.
D.C. Council Having Heated Disputes Over New Chairman, Barry Calls Council "A Laughingstock"The D.C. Council is scheduled to install one of its lawmakers as interim chairman after months of scandal has forced two of its committee members to be removed, but arguments over the proper candidate have caused the meeting to be led astray.
Scandal-Tinged D.C. Council To Pick Interim ChairmanReeling from scandal, the D.C. Council is preparing to install a quiet, detail-oriented lawmaker as interim chairman.
Ex-DC Council Chairman Pleads Guilty To 2 ChargesThe former chairman of the District of Columbia Council pleaded guilty Friday to lying about his income on bank loan applications, the latest blow to a city government rocked by scandal.
DC Government Dogged By Corruption ScandalsDistrict of Columbia councilmember member Harry Thomas Jr. pleaded guilty to stealing funds earmarked for youth sports programs. Another, Kwame R. Brown, was accused of lying about his income on bank loan applications and is set to appear in federal court Friday morning.
Harry Thomas Jr. Ordered To Repay $350K To CityFormer D.C. Councilman Harry Thomas Jr. will have to repay the city $353,500.
Kenyan McDuffie To Officially Replace Harry Thomas Jr. On D.C. Council WednesdayKenyan McDuffie is set to become the newest member of the D.C. Council.
D.C. Mayor Praises Special Election Winner McDuffieDistrict of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is praising Kenyan McDuffie as the person to replace Harry Thomas Jr. on the city council.
Kenyan McDuffie Wins Special Election To Replace Harry Thomas Jr. On D.C. CouncilThere will soon be a new member of the D.C. Council to replace Harry Thomas Jr., who stepped down from his Ward 5 seat after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $350,000 from the city.
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