- Spike Lee rips Rahm Emanuel on 'Chi-Raq' orange carpet Updated: Dec-02-15 1:34 am
NEW YORK - Kind words were in short supply for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the premiere of Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq" in New York on Tuesday night.
- Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video release Updated: Dec-01-15 9:57 pm
CHICAGO - Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police officer shooting a black teenager 16 times.
- Ex-Connecticut mayor returns to office after prison stint Updated: Dec-01-15 8:51 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut - The former mayor of Bridgeport, who spent seven years in federal prison for public corruption, was sworn in again on Tuesday as mayor of Connecticut's largest city.
- Things to know for officer's trial in death of Freddie Gray Updated: Dec-01-15 8:09 pm
BALTIMORE - A jury will be seated Wednesday for the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to stand trial in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died of a spinal injury he suffered in custody.
- The Latest: Police say Juneau mayor didn't die of gunshot Updated: Dec-01-15 7:59 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The latest on the death of the Juneau, Alaska, mayor (all times local):
- Mexico experts: passageway may lead to Aztec ruler Updated: Dec-01-15 7:50 pm
MEXICO CITY - A Mexican archaeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler.
- NYC mayor to expand municipal electric vehicle fleet Updated: Dec-01-15 7:37 pm
NEW YORK - New York City plans to launch the largest municipal electric vehicle fleet in the U.S.
- Groups protest utility's proposed new solar tariffs Updated: Dec-01-15 7:00 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - Several environmental and pro-solar energy groups on Tuesday protested a proposal by the state's largest electric utility to impose new charges on customers who generate their own electricity by using solar power.
- The Latest: Illinois attorney general asks for federal probe Updated: Dec-01-15 6:15 pm
CHICAGO - The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer and an online threat against the University of Chicago (all times local):
- Setting end to state oversight on Flint mayor's 100-day plan Updated: Dec-01-15 3:38 pm
FLINT, Michigan - Flint's new mayor says her goals include getting the city declared a federal disaster area and setting a date for ending state oversight.
- Deal reached in Syria's Homs for fighters to leave Updated: Dec-01-15 3:23 pm
DAMASCUS, Syria - A deal has been reached for thousands of insurgents to leave the last opposition-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs and for state institutions to return to the area, an opposition monitoring group and a Syrian official said Tuesday.
- Twin Falls City Council approves new police chief Updated: Dec-01-15 2:12 pm
TWIN FALLS, Idaho - The City Council has approved the appointment of Nampa police Chief Craig Kingsbury as head of the Twin Falls police force.
- Lewiston City Council approves wireless water meters Updated: Dec-01-15 1:22 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho - Wireless automatic water meters are coming to Lewiston after the City Council approved a contract for the equipment.
- Task force to seek ideas on fixing streets in New Orleans Updated: Dec-01-15 1:15 pm
NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has appointed a 13-member panel charged with coming up with ways to pay for the massive backlog of work needed to fix the city's streets.
- Hattiesburg council OKs borrowing wastewater treatment funds Updated: Dec-01-15 1:15 pm
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - Hattiesburg City Council members voted to enter into a loan that'll be used for improving and repairing the city's water and sewer system.
- Biskupski calls for resignation of all department heads Updated: Dec-01-15 12:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY - Salt Lake City mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski is calling for the resignation of nearly all city department heads and all employees in the mayor's office.
- Spokane City Council demands answers from mayor Updated: Dec-01-15 11:36 am
SPOKANE, Washington - The Spokane City Council is upset that Mayor David Condon knew in April of allegations of sexual harassment against former police Chief Frank Straub and did not disclose the information.
- Burlington considers buying historic building for $1 Updated: Dec-01-15 11:23 am
BURLINGTON, Iowa - The Burlington City Council is considering buying a historic downtown building for $1 and transferring ownership to an organization that can restore and sell the structure.
- Aspen mayor heads to Paris for climate talks Updated: Dec-01-15 9:56 am
ASPEN, Colorado - Aspen Mayor Steve Skadron is heading to Paris this week to participate in the global climate change conference, bringing with him the perspective of a town reliant on both snow and luxury.
- Fresno council declares state of emergency over apartments Updated: Dec-01-15 9:09 am
FRESNO, California - The Fresno City Council has declared a state of emergency over conditions at a central-city apartment complex.
- Tiffin to abide by Johnson County's minimum wage ordinance Updated: Dec-01-15 9:05 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa - City officials say Tiffin will abide by the Johnson County minimum wage ordinance.
- Indianapolis council considering pay hike for incoming mayor Updated: Dec-01-15 8:52 am
INDIANAPOLIS - The Indianapolis City-County Council is considering a significant pay raise for the incoming mayor and 25 council members.
- City council agrees to change time of Sunday alcohol sales Updated: Dec-01-15 8:47 am
HATTIESBURG, Mississippi - The Hattiesburg City Council has agreed to move the start of Sunday alcohol sales from noon to 11 a.m.
- Petitions filed seeking removal of Marmet mayor Updated: Dec-01-15 8:01 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Residents have filed a petition seeking the removal of the mayor of the town of Marmet.
- Milwaukee's mayor running for 4th term Updated: Dec-01-15 7:54 am
MILWAUKEE - Milwaukee's mayor says he's running for a fourth term.