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Deputies: Man shot to death in Orange County, shooter at large

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — A man was shot and killed early Tuesday at an Orlando-area apartment complex, the Orange County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies responded to the Tymber Skan complex off Texas Avenue just before 2 a.m. At the scene, they determined someone had been shot along Tymberwood...
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Mayor Mike Duggan calls Detroit City Council "dysfunctional"

Mayor Mike Duggan slammed the City Council yesterday when asked about the ongoing debate over the city's paratransit plan. Driving the news: The Federal Transit Administration said the city's 70% reduction in paratransit services — due to a City Council vote last month that rejected contracts with a controversial transit company — violates federal law, the Detroit News reports."We're dealing with a dysfunctional City Council for the first time in nine years, I've got to get adjusted to that," Duggan told reporters at a press conference for an affordable housing development in Southwest Detroit. "I've been at DDOT every day,...
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Former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter stands by stop and frisk, despite being stopped by police multiple times

How do you feel about stop and frisk (and policing more broadly) as an answer to Philly’s gun violence crisis? Get in touch. Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter can remember three distinct times he’s been stopped by a police officer: as a teenager, during his time as a City Council member, and two years ago. During the most recent time, Nutter said he was just around the corner from his Wynnefield home when officers approached his Mini-Cooper with hands on their weapons.
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Lewis pulls Joly nomination as IPD chief, will reopen search

ITHACA, N.Y. (WHCU) — Ithaca Mayor-elect Laura Lewis has rescinded the offer of police chief to John Joly and says she’s restarting the process. In a statement Monday, Lewis said several members of the Common Council disagreed with her appointment and is removing the choice from tomorrow’s council meeting. Lewis adds she’ll soon announce a plan to reopen the search for Ithaca’s new chief of police.

Ousted Woonsocket mayor to be sworn back in after reelection

(WJAR) — The mayor ousted by Woonsocket's City Council in October will be sworn in again on Tuesday night. Weeks after the city council voted her out of office, Lisa Baldelli-Hunt was reelected by voters to be mayor. The City Council voted to remove her from her position in...

Placement lottery Tuesday for mayor election

CHICAGO (CBS)-- In the race for Chicago mayor, Tuesday is the the placement lottery to see where candidates will show up on ballots for the February municipal election.It starts at 10 a.m. at the board's supersite on North Clark. Monday was the deadline for candidates to file petition challenges, an opportunity to try and knock their competitors out of the race.These are the five candidates at risk of getting booted off the ballot. Election judges will determine whether their signatures pass legal muster.As it stands now 12 candidates are in the race. The election is on February 28th.

Detroit mayor pledging to help disabled who need rides

DETROIT (AP) — The mayor of Detroit vowed Monday to use his executive power to keep public transportation available for disabled riders after the city council failed to approve full service after Dec. 30.Separately, the Biden administration warned Detroit that it was violating federal law by failing to fully fund the service, known as paratransit, The Detroit News reported."Paratransit is an integral part of DDOT's transit system that eligible riders with disabilities depend on to travel to work, educational opportunities, medical appointments and other daily activities," wrote Kelley Brookins, a regional administrator at the Federal Transit Administration.The city council recently turned down a five-year, $49 million contract with Transdev, a French company accused of inconsistent service.As a result, city officials said they soon won't accept reservations for the new year unless it's an urgent medical need, reducing service by 70% — from 1,000 rides a day to 300."I'm not going to let the disabled of this city be stranded on Jan. 1," Mayor Mike Duggan said. "I will be exercising emergency powers to put emergency contracts in place to protect our most vulnerable at risk. ... We'll take action in the next 48 hours."

Mayor Hancock says he's advocating for Broncos stadium to stay in Denver

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock tells CBS News Colorado he's been advocating to ensure the idea of moving the stadium for the Denver Broncos down the line isn't in the cards. It's been about three months since Walmart heirs, and some shareholders, bought the Broncos for $4.65 billion -- the most expensive NFL team purchase yet. The future of Empower Field at Mile High has been said to be the "number one decision" the football team's new owners will have to make. "The ownership team, their eyes are wide open right now in terms of their responsibilities and their hopes for...

Boston City Hall Plaza Reopens

A transformed Boston City Hall Plaza reopened to the public to music, speeches, confetti, and many rides down the new playground’s popular slide. City Hall Plaza will now live up to its intended role as the civic heart of Boston. Sasaki partnered with Shawmut Design and Construction and Skanska...
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Stan Wirth exits Mayor's job, after eight years of leading City of Beatrice

BEATRICE – Stan Wirth thanked Beatrice citizens last night for allowing him to serve as Mayor for the past eight years. In a farewell statement, Wirth called being Mayor a rewarding experience. He said the staff of the city and board of public works has his enduring respect for what they do.

How to watch: Gov.-elect Healey, Boston Mayor Wu to meet Tuesday

Two barrier-breaking women will finally hold a meeting Tuesday, coming one month after the November general election. Gov.-elect Maura Healey is scheduled to meet privately with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu at City Hall “to discuss the ongoing partnership between leadership of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and City of Boston,” the mayor’s office said in a news release Monday.

Metro Council to vote on new Titans stadium terms

Metro Council is set to approve the terms and conditions for financing, constructing and operating the new Titans stadium. Metro Council is set to approve the terms and conditions for financing, constructing and operating the new Titans stadium. Pets of the Week for December 6, 2022. December 6, 2022 Pets...
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New Beatrice Mayor, City Council sworn in

BEATRICE – The new Mayor for the City of Beatrice is emphasizing a teamwork approach to getting goals accomplished as he starts his term. Bob Morgan was sworn into office Monday night….along with City Council members Terry Doyle, Duane Ruh and Mike McClain. New councilman Dave Eskra could not be in attendance at Monday night’s meeting and will be sworn in later.

London mayor Sadiq Khan backs our Christmas cost of living appeal

The mayor of London has endorsed The Independent’s On The Breadline Christmas appeal and called on the government “to match if not exceed” our funding efforts to ease the pressure on Londoners who face impossible choices as the cost of living crisis worsens.Our appeal, with sister title the Evening Standard in partnership with Comic Relief and The Childhood Trust, has so far raised more than £3m, with the money to be given out in grants to organisations helping people who are struggling with the cost of living crisis.Sadiq Khan said: “Londoners are facing a cliff edge this winter. Soaring...

Gov.-Elect Healey, Mayor Wu to Meet to Discuss Transition

Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey will meet with Boston Mayor Michelle Wu on Tuesday afternoon to discuss her transition and "the important partnership between the state and the city," according to a press release. The two are scheduled to meet at Boston City Hall, and will address the media at 1:45...

Mayor Wu + Gov.-elect Healey to host a press conference Tuesday

Tuesday, Mayor Michelle Wu and Governor-elect Maura Healey will host a brief press availability following their first private meeting to discuss the ongoing partnership between leadership of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and City of Boston. The press avail will be streamed on WHEN: 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, December 6, 2022.