ATLANTA (AP) — A jury found a political operative and former Atlanta city employee guilty Wednesday on charges including money laundering, wire fraud and conspiracy to commit bribery that resulted from a long-running federal investigation into corruption at City Hall.
ATLANTA (AP) — It's now up to jurors to decide whether a political operative who worked in Atlanta City Hall is guilty of receiving bribes and then trying to cover it up.
Mitzi Bickers helped former Mayor Kasim Reed win election and then worked as his director of human services.
ATLANTA (AP) — A former Atlanta city contractor testified that a political operative who worked in City Hall reached out to him after his business was battered by the Great Recession to talk about a sidewalk contract — and a bribe.
ATLANTA (AP) — A political consultant who worked in Atlanta City Hall manipulated contractors into paying her in exchange for city work, a prosecutor said as the first trial in a long-running federal corruption investigation got underway.
ATLANTA (AP) — A political consultant who was a top aide to former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is the first person set to go to trial in a long-running federal investigation into corruption at City Hall.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's two remaining mayoral candidates sought to differentiate themselves on Tuesday, a day before early voters begin casting ballots in the election to lead Georgia's largest city.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta City Council member Andre Dickens clinched the second spot Thursday in a runoff for mayor with council President Felicia Moore, ending former Mayor Kasim Reed’s comeback bid and setting up a contest focused on crime, affordable housing and keeping a wealthy neighborhood from seceding.
ATLANTA (AP) — With a commanding lead in the first round of voting, Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore is well positioned in the race to be mayor of Georgia's capital city, but it still wasn't clear Wednesday who she'll face in a runoff.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta City Council President Felicia Moore emerged Tuesday as the clear leader in the mayor's race in Georgia's largest city, advancing to a Nov. 30 runoff with about 40% of the vote in the nonpartisan race.
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta mayoral candidates are talking about affordable housing, hoping to stave off a secession movement in a wealthy neighborhood and trading increasingly pointed jabs. But as in so many places across the country, the election is really about crime.
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed filed paperwork Wednesday to run again for his old job just four years after leaving City Hall.
A document Reed's campaign team filed with the Georgia ethics commission opens the door for Reed to start accepting political contributions for the 2021 race.
ATLANTA (AP) — Records show an Atlanta police supervisor helped arrange for one of former Mayor Kasim Reed’s advisers to obtain a police-issued handgun...
ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar bans across the region.