Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Latest from The Spokesman-Review


  • Texas’ Perry indicted for coercion for veto threat

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday for abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for …


  • Hawaii’s Inouye, senator and war hero, dies at 88

    HONOLULU (AP) — On Dec. 7, 1941, high school senior Daniel Inouye knew he and other Japanese-Americans would face trouble when he saw Japanese dive bombers, torpedo planes and fighters …


  • Too big to jail? Execs avoid laundering charges

    NEW YORK (AP) — When the Justice Department announced its record $1.9 billion settlement against British bank HSBC last week, prosecutors called it a powerful blow to a dysfunctional institution …


  • Sen. Daniel Inouye of Hawaii dead at 88

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Recovering from war wounds that left him with one arm, Danny Inouye wanted a cigarette and needed a light. The nurse at the Army hospital in Michigan …


  • DC lottery contract is subject of federal probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal grand jury is investigating the awarding of the $38 million contract to run the District of Columbia lottery, a process that raises further questions about …


  • US Attorney resigns during probe of online posts

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — U.S. Attorney Jim Letten, whose successful prosecution of a former Louisiana governor and numerous other public officials won him bipartisan praise for more than a decade, …


  • Dem on trial seen as part of old Chicago politics

    CHICAGO (AP) — The grizzled Chicago Democrat has compared himself to a virile hog, likened a then-chief prosecutor to a Nazi and bragged about directing government investigators to kiss his …


  • Artifact of old-school Chicago politics on trial

    CHICAGO (AP) — The grizzled Chicago Democrat has compared himself to a virile hog, likened a then-chief prosecutor to a Nazi and bragged about directing government investigators to kiss his …


  • Ethics panel investigating New York Republican

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that Rep. Michael Grimm, a former FBI agent, is under investigation for possible campaign finance violations, but said it is deferring …


  • High court rejects appeal of ex-La. congressman

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is leaving in place the corruption conviction of a former Louisiana congressman who hid money from bribes in his freezer. The justices on Monday …


  • Rep. Jackson Jr. resigns, citing mental health

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. quietly resigned Wednesday, effectively ending a once-promising political career months after the civil rights icon’s son went on a mysterious medical leave while …


  • Women in Petraeus scandal visited White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The two women at the center of David Petraeus’ downfall as CIA director visited the White House separately on various occasions in what appear to be unrelated …


  • Woman in Petraeus scandal visited White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official says a Tampa Bay socialite whose emails triggered the eventual downfall of CIA director David Petraeus visited the White House three times this …


  • Obama withholding judgment on Petraeus process

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he’s withholding judgment about the handling of a federal investigation that cost the CIA director his job, but he’s seen no evidence …


  • Lawmakers probe widening generals scandal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he has no evidence that the scandal that ended former Gen. David Petraeus’ career had a negative impact on national security. In his …


  • Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. leaves Mayo Clinic

    CHICAGO (AP) — Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. left the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday after his second treatment for bipolar disorder there, but it remained unclear where the congressman was going …


  • FBI preparing timeline of its Petraeus probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is preparing a timeline of its criminal investigation that brought to light CIA Director David Petraeus’ extramarital affair so the bureau can respond to members …


  • Congress on Petraeus probe: We want answers

    WASHINGTON (AP) — David Petraeus never shied away from the public eye before in times of crises. Now, he might not have a choice. As details emerged about his extramarital …


  • Ex-Goldman executive awaits sentence from NY court

    NEW YORK (AP) — A former Goldman Sachs and Procter & Gamble Co. board member convicted of insider trading will serve up to 10 years in prison if the government …


  • McGovern’s political career only part of legacy

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern never slowed down, never stopped working — not even after losing the 1972 presidential race in a historic landslide that would have politically …


  • George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …


  • Government: Violent crimes rose 18 percent in 2011

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent crimes unexpectedly jumped 18 percent last year, the first rise in nearly 20 years, and property crimes rose for first time in a decade. But academic …


  • 2nd Detroit police chief accused of sex scandal

    DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Dave Bing was elected to replace a scandal-plagued predecessor after promising to clamp down on crime. But following allegations of a sex scandal involving another …


  • NY’s latest sex scandal dogged by sordid past

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It was an odd assignment for the young, pretty staffer when she was ordered to go along on a trip to Atlantic City with her boss. …


  • Corruption trial opens for former Detroit mayor

    DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick repeatedly stuffed his bank account and paid off credit cards with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash, the illegal fruit of …


  • Detroit’s former mayor faces corruption trial

    DETROIT (AP) — After a last-ditch effort to move the case out of Detroit failed, former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is returning to court for the start of a corruption trial …


  • Mayor of NJ’s capital arrested in corruption probe

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal agents arrested the struggling mayor of New Jersey’s capital Monday on corruption charges, alleging he agreed to accept bribes in connection with a proposed parking …


  • ICE chief of staff resigns amid misconduct claims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano resigned Saturday amid allegations of inappropriate sexual behavior lodged by at least …


  • Ethics Committee appoints panel in Berkley case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Ethics Committee announced Monday that it had appointed a panel to investigate whether Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley used her position to benefit her family’s financial …

Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(800) 338-8801
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile