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    Utah's Assistant Attorney General Steven A. Wuthric has apologized for sending a foul-mouthed email to a Salt Lake City council member telling him to 'kindly go to hell and die motherf***er' after the politician disturbed his nap by knocking on his door.  Wuthric sent the scathing email to City Council member Darin Mano Saturday telling him he had been enjoying a 'lovely...
    Back the Blue campaigners packed an Illinois city council meeting to demand more support for police officers.  "The way [police] have been talked to, [city officials] don’t stop that," Back the Blue Champaign County member Matt Stuckey said. "You have certain city council members that have asked for defunding the police, but now they come out after the murder of...
    Due to the coronavirus, the Minneapolis DFL had to conduct its 2021 endorsement process entirely online. That included the ward conventions, which were held last weekend, though the results weren’t available until earlier this week. The process saw more 4,800 ward delegates vote for council endorsements, a turnout that was more than double that of 2017, when the last city election...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Most years, only residents of Minneapolis would pay attention to City Council races. But ever since a veto-proof majority of the council started a “defund the police” movement last June, their stand on policing has been the subject of debate throughout the state and even the country. READ MORE: Walz, Legislators Seek Budget Breakthroughs As Minnesota Capitol...
    WASHINGTON (KDKA) – Today, city council leaders in the city of Washington will meet to vote on whether or not to approve the formation of a citizen police review board. If approved, seven city residents will serve on the board. READ MORE: Vaccine Advisors To Meet With The FDA Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations For Children Under 12 It’s a...
    Cop bashing has become a sport in Seattle -- literally and figuratively. Police face physical assaults from Antifa thugs and other radicals. And the City Council continues its defunding efforts, even as the city reached a 26-year high homicide rate.  It’s precisely why a historic number of police officers have left the Seattle Police Department, with scores more on their...
    Minneapolis is a city in crisis. Violent crime has 'sky-rocketed,' and its citizens have been thrown to the wolves by a mayor and a city council who have not only failed to protect them but have sent a clear message to criminals that 'it's open season' on the city's streets. This is the stark reality as presented by Don and...
    From the moment Tito Ortiz entered the political arena in Huntington Beach, some of his supporters saw him as the local government version of Donald Trump. The former MMA star sailed through Huntington Harbour on his boat with “Trump” banners flying. His campaign slogan was “Make Huntington Beach Safe Again,” but his unapologetic rejection of public health orders to stem...
    A “Back the Blue” rally will call for the resignation of Trump-bashing Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas (D) on Wednesday. The “Back the Blue” protesters, based in Washington, D.C., will hold a rally at 6:00 p.m. at the Hodge Park Amphitheater in Kansas City, Missouri, to show their support for the Kansas City Police Department, as well as demand a...
    Huntington Beach Mayor Pro Tem Tito Ortiz announced his resignation from the City Council effective immediately Tuesday night, June 1, saying “character assassination” by the media and leaks from City Hall prompted the decision. “This job isn’t working for me,” Ortiz said during the first in-person council meeting of the year. Ortiz said he made the decision on...
                        An Atlanta City Council member who tried to defund the police of millions of dollars last year called 911 Wednesday to report that four people stole his 2016 Mercedes. That man, Antonio Brown, told a 911 dispatcher the car thieves consisted of four children. Brown said none...
    A local council in Ohio voted Tuesday night to ban all abortions within city limits and declare itself a “sanctuary city for the unborn.” Members of the Lebanon City Council voted unanimously to approve to approve the measure, the first of its kind in the state. The ordinance makes it illegal to provide an abortion, aid an abortion, provide money or transportation...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: Haji Yussuf, running for the open seat representing Ward 9. Also in the Ward 9 race so far: Rita Ortega, Jason Chavez, Carmen Means, Mickey Moore, and AJ Flowers. City Council candidate Haji Yussuf was compelled to make a run for office after watching his...
    One year after George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis, Los Angeles city leaders on Tuesday finalized their plan for spending money that was moved last summer out of the police department and into programs aimed at helping communities of color. The vote by the City Council means some $89 million originally slated to pay for police services will instead flow to...
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off on a plan by Mayor Eric Garcetti to increase funding for the Police Department, despite calls from activists to have the agency defunded. Council members voted 15 to 0 to give the LAPD a 3% boost in funding, allowing the department to begin rebuilding its workforce after a year in which it lost...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: Mickey Moore, running for the open seat representing Ward 9. Also in the Ward 9 race so far: Rita Ortega, Jason Chavez, Carmen Means, Haji Yussef, AJ Flowers and Saed Haji. Michael John Moore, who has always gone by Mickey, “just like the mouse,” said...
    (CNN)The Brooklyn Center City Council voted 4-1 Saturday afternoon to dramatically reduce the power of its police department in a sweeping new measure. Brooklyn Center, a suburb of Minneapolis, where Daunte Wright died after being shot by an officer who said she thought she was holding her Taser rather than her handgun."Our community has made it clear that it is...
    More On: corey johnson City GOP candidates demand probe of de Blasio and wife over $1B ThriveNYC New poll has Eric Adams edging out a slipping Andrew Yang for NYC mayor Corey Johnson joins comptroller foe to stop NYPD hiring rogue cops NYC’s largest city workers’ union makes mayoral, comptroller endorsements City Council Speaker Corey Johnson said Wednesday the...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Four Pittsburgh City Council members, all Democrats, are up for reelection this year. While two are unopposed, two incumbents face challengers in next week’s primary. READ MORE: Wolf Administration Encourages Pennsylvanians To Apply For Assistance With Internet Bills, Electronic Devices Council members Daniel Lavelle and Erika Strassburger get a break, but both Council President Theresa Kail-Smith and...
    Temecula City Councilmember Jessica Alexander was scolded by a council colleague Tuesday night, May 11, for an email in which she called the coronavirus the “China Virus.” Councilmember Matt Rahn called the reference “exceptionally insensitive” and “surprisingly thoughtless.” Alexander responded, saying she’s not a racist and that Rahn should have approached her if he had an issue with her email....
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new proposal is on the table to ban plastic bags in the City of Pittsburgh. READ MORE: Woman In Lawrence County Flown To Hospital After Being Run Over By Her Own Car The resolution was introduced at Tuesday’s city council meeting would be just the first step to adopting an ordinance....
    A recall effort is under way to remove Socialist Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant, who pushed for the city to “defund the police,” allowed Black Lives Matter rioters into City Hall, and backed the occupation known as CHAZ or CHOP. Sawant is an immigrant from India who joined the Socialist Alternative organization and advocates for radical left-wing policies within city...
    HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) — There is controversy surrounding Tito Ortiz after he filed an unemployment claim against Huntington Beach while currently employed by the city as an elected council member. The former MMA fighter, and current mayor pro-tem of Huntington Beach, claims he was underemployed during the pandemic, which the city manager disputes. “That was the basis for his claim...
    MinnPost photo by Peter CallaghanRent control has been a hot-button issue for residents and atop the list of priorities for city officials for years, and getting rent control-related ballot questions in front of voters has long been a goal for several council members.Two questions around efforts to impose rent control in Minneapolis are currently being considered by the Minneapolis Charter...
    CALUMET CITY, Ill. (WLS) -- Thaddeus Jones became Calumet City's first Black Mayor.RELATED: Several Chicago suburbs choosing mayors, trustees and council members TuesdaySaturday was a historical day for the South Suburb when Jones took the oath Saturday during a special city council meeting, which was set for the purpose of swearing in Calumet City officials."I would just like to say...
    The Minneapolis Charter Commission’s plan to revamp City Hall decision-making, unveiled earlier this month, is “probably the most important charter amendment that has come before the city in 100 years,” according to Commission Chair Barry Clegg. “If somebody has 14 bosses, things don’t get done, conflicts don’t get resolved and that’s what we learned when we talked to our department...
    The Los Angeles City Council appears to be heading toward a settlement of a federal lawsuit by agreeing to provide new housing or shelter for thousands of homeless people, while being able to use anti-camping laws to clear anyone remaining on the streets. The new beds would be spread across the city, based on the number of homeless people...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: AJ Flowers, running for the open seat representing Ward 9. Also in the Ward 9 race so far: Rita Ortega, Jason Chavez, Carmen Means, Haji Yussef, Michael Moore and Saed Haji. Minneapolis City Council candidate AJ Flowers believes that local government should be more, well,...
                      by Eric Lendrum  After almost a year of nonstop violent riots by Black Lives Matter, Antifa, and other far-left domestic terrorist organizations in the city of Portland, over 100 of the city’s police officers have quit the force out of protest of the city’s failure to adequately handle the violence,...
                        Live from Music Row Tuesday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. –  host Leahy welcomed the founder of Pajamas Media Roger Simon to the studio to discuss his most...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: Jason Chavez, running for the open seat representing Ward 9. Also in the Ward 9 race so far: Rita Ortega, Al Flowers, Jr., Carmen Means, Haji Yussef, Michael Moore and Saed Haji. When Jason Chavez was growing up in Minneapolis, there were times when 16...
    A former Minneapolis city councilman and a young mother driven from her home by gun violence spoke to Fox News host Martha MacCallum Monday as Minnesota's largest city braces for more unrest with the trial of Officer Derek Chauvin underway. Chauvin is accused of murdering George Floyd by kneeling on the man's neck in a May 2020 attempt to subdue him. On "The Story," MacCallum visited violence-plagued...
    The Madrid councilor and first deputy spokesperson of the PSOE in the City of Matritense, Mercedes González will be the new government delegate in Madrid to replace José Manuel Franco. To do this, as confirmed by sources from his party 20 minutes away, he will renounce his act in the Madrid City Council where he has been opposing for...
    New York City is set to become first major city in the nation to end qualified immunity for police officers after the city council voted  on sweeping reforms, including slashing the NYPD's budget by $1 billion.  The New York City Council voted on Thursday to end qualified immunity for police officers which will open the door for them to face civil...
    New York : Side and side criticisms of the police reform approved by the Municipal Council Photo: Edwin Martínez / Impremedia The New York City Council approved on Thursday a package of laws that seeks to implement new reforms to the city’s police, which among other things will allow NYPD agents are sued for unreasonable...
    BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4) – In a special meeting, the Boulder City Council opened its virtual chambers to the entire community to begin a diverse conversation around recovery. “We are going to set the tone tonight of healing, remembrance and community,” said Mayor Sam Weaver at the beginning of the meeting. (credit: CBS) Faith leaders from many different religions and believes...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Gusty, southwest flow continues this evening as low pressure moves across southern Wisconsin. (Credit: CBS) According to CBS 2 meteorologist Mary Kay Kleist, the next system sets up across southern Illinois Thursday, bringing late day rain chances. READ MORE: Aldermen Moves To Give City Council Authority Over Any Decisions To Remove Public Monuments (Credit: CBS) Thursday will...
    The two new prisons to be built in the Free Zone of Barcelona to be able to close those of Trinitat Vella and Wad-Ras and progressively free the city center from prisons will be ready in a maximum period of six years, the first in 2025 and the other in 2027. It was announced this Wednesday by the City...
    The Urban Planning Commission of Barcelona’s town hall has approved this Tuesday the macro project of redevelopment of the Rambla, with a budget of 44.5 million euros, although without a start date. The plan was announced four years ago as a major transformation of the promenade that would widen the sidewalks and become a place “More cultural and open to...
    The Barcelona City Council has submitted this Monday to the first balance check the plan that he drew up in April 2020, in the full and brutal impact of the first wave, to get out of the economic and social crisis of the coronavirus. Baptized as Pacte per Barcelona, This ambitious joint document achieved a historic consensus among the...
    A young man driving an electric scooter has dead for the serious injuries he suffered in a traffic accident in the Eixample district of Barcelona in which a taxi was also involved. As reported by the Barcelona City Council, the accident, the circumstances of which are being investigated, occurred last friday around21.00 hours, at the crossroads between calle Ausiàs...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: Rita Ortega, running for the open seat representing Ward 9. Also in the Ward 9 race so far: Jason Chavez, Al Flowers, Jr., Carmen Means, Haji Yussef, Michael Moore and Saed Haji. No Minneapolis City Council race has more candidates at the moment than the...
    The popular mayor and the orange vice mayor shield their government pact against the crisis that their regional colleagues are experiencing in Madrid. At 12 noon on Wednesday the political tension took different directions. In Sol, the regional president Isabel Díaz Ayuso signed the decree to dissolve the Madrid Assembly and call elections in the region. In Cibeles, the vice...
    The Mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez Almeida, has assured this Wednesday that the leader of Citizens in the Town Hall, Begoña Villacis, has guaranteed that there will be no “motion of censure” in the Madrid consistory. The mayor was 40 minutes late for the event he had scheduled this Wednesday at 12.00 this Wednesday in the center of the...
    Fernando López Miras can have the hours counted as president of the Murcia region. In addition, it seems that Mayor José Ballesta, also from the Popular Party, may suffer the same fate, all this due to a satiety on the part of his government partner, Citizens, who would have decided to terminate both executives. According to the Ser string,...
    FREMONT — As attention has grown around how much cities charge developers in impact fees that help pay for parks, fire protection services and roads, Fremont leaders are weighing bumping most of the city’s fees, which are already among the highest in California. The majority of the Fremont City Council indicated during a meeting Tuesday they are in favor of...
    The supreme court has rejected the admission for processing of the appeal presented by the Barcelona City Council against the judgment of the Superior Court of Justice of Catalonia (TSJC) that annulled the regulation of citizen participation that foresees the consultations and multi-consultations, as ‘El Periódico’ has advanced. The body argues that the council’s brief does not specify “how,...
    MinnPost will be regularly publishing profiles of candidates running for Minneapolis City Council. Up today: Stephen J. Frich, running for the open seat representing Ward 10. Also in the Ward 10 race so far: Chris Parsons, Alicia Gibson, David Wheeler, Katie Jones, and Aisha Chughtai. Among the crowd of candidates seeking to replace Minneapolis City Council Member Lisa Bender in...
    The plenary session of the Zaragoza City Councilhas failed this Friday – with the votes of PP, C’s and Vox, but also with the support of the PSOE – the statements of the second vice president of the Government, Pablo Iglesias, and other members of United We Can“questioning democracy in Spain”. These four parties have also approved two other points...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Calling her “an inspiration with a heart of gold,” aldermen and Mayor Lori Lightfoot on Wednesday paid tribute to Karen Lewis, the former Chicago Teachers Union president who passed away earlier this month. “She served as one of the most outspoken, charismatic, and legendary, and transformative leaders in the union’s history,” Lightfoot said at Wednesday’s City Council...