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Convicted ex-New Orleans mayor files appeal notice
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has filed a formal notice of appeal in the corruption case that resulted in a guilty verdict on 20 criminal counts and a prison sentence of 10 years.
Toronto mayor Ford returns to work after rehab stay
Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford returned to work on Monday after a two-month stay in a drug rehabilitation facility -- which was prompted by a video that apparently showed him smoking crack.
Urban County Council Adds Spending To Mayor's Proposed Budget
Lexington’s Urban County Council voted to change parts of the Mayor’s proposed budget. The Council added almost $700,000 to the Mayor’s proposal for social service programs.
Petition Starts for Danville Mayor to Resign
Danville Mayor Bernie Hunstad was the only person to vote against the fairness ordinance at Monday’s meeting. When it passed, three people asked the mayor to step down. Video Video
UPDATE: Lexington Mayor's Race: Final Numbers
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray and Former Police Chief Anthany Beatty took in a combined total of 95 percent of the vote during Tuesday's primary election. Video Video
Gray to Defend Mayoral Office Against Beatty
Incumbent Mayor Jim Gray will take on former Police Chief Anthany Beatty in an attempt to keep his seat as Lexington Mayor in November.
3 Candidates Debate for Lexington Mayoral Office
The three candidates vying for the position of Lexington Mayor met Thursday morning to debate the best way to handle concerns for the city.
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Debate Ahead Of Tuesday's Primary
The mayoral race in Lexington is about to tighten with next Tuesday's Primary Election. Voters had another chance Monday night to hear from the three men who want the job.
Former Police Chief Kicks Off Lexington Mayoral Campaign
A former police chief wants to be Lexington's next mayor. Anthany Beatty kicked off his campaign Tuesday at the Embassy Suites in Lexington. Video Video
Lexington Mayoral Candidates Urge Everyone to Head to the Polls
In a battle between three contenders for the Lexington Mayoral seat, voters will decide which two will move on to the general election in November. Video Video
Lexington City Officials to Get Proposed Budget from Mayor
Nine city council members have already backed Lexington Mayor Jim Gray's proposed budget plans, which include $10 million for public safety, the homeless and affordable housing.
Mayoral Debate Thursday
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray will debate with mayoral challengers Anthany Beatty and Danny Mayer tomorrow on UK's campus.
London Police Chief Suspended On Terror & Stalking Charges
London Police Chief Stewart Walker has been suspended with pay after being accused of terrorizing and stalking a woman he used to live with, according to court documents. Video Video
All Registered Voters Eligible To Vote In Lexington Primary
Due to nonpartisan races in Fayette County, even voters not registered as Democrat or Republican are able to vote Tuesday. Video Video
Interim Mayor Selected in Barbourville
A temporary mayor is now in place in Barbourville, just two days after David Thompson was removed by city council members, according to The Mountain Advocate newspaper.
Mayor's Daughter Arrested On Drug Charges
The daughter of the Versailles mayor was arrested in Lexington on drug charges Wednesday. Video Video
32 New Firefighters For Lexington
After years of brownouts and budget fights, the Lexington Fire Department will now have 32 new firefighters out on the streets. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Wants $10 Million for Homeless, Housing and Public Safety
Mayor Jim Gray wants to spend $10 million of a $13 million city surplus on homelessness, affordable housing and public safety, in an announcement he made Friday.
Want Free UK Tickets? Take a Rupp Arena Survey
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Monday that as a way to entice more people to take the Rupp District fan experience survey, he's giving away two tickets to the UK men's basketball game against Mississippi State.
Lexington Mayor Trying To Help Homeless
Mayor Jim Gray is trying to help the homeless--though the money to do so would come out of taxpayers' pockets--and one man is on the verge of needing it. Video Video
Former Police Chief Running For Mayor
It may only January but the Lexington mayor’s race is full speed ahead. Video Video
Council Seeks To Oust Barbourville Mayor
A City Council in southeastern Kentucky has scheduled a public hearing to discuss removing the mayor.
Danville To Draft Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
An ordinance that would prevent discrimination based on sexual orientation is being drafted in Danville.
Governor, Lexington Mayor Hope for a Colorful Weekend
With UK's men and women headed to the Sweet 16 and a brewing storm between the Wildcats and Louisville Cardinals coming up, Governor Steve Beshear and Lexington Mayor Jim Gray encourage everyone to show off their "colorful" spirit this weekend.
City Officials Urging Caution in Extreme Cold
Lexington City officials are encouraging everyone to be careful during these frigid temperatures.
Code for America Technologists Arrive in Lexington
Mayor Jim Gray welcomed three Fellows from the Code for America Wednesday, as they set out to improve Lexington's quality of life.
Lexington Mayor Promises to Reimburse Coal Severance Funds
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday that coal counties will be paid back $2.5 million in severance funds that were used by the state to update Rupp Arena.
Mayor: Passing Pension Bill Makes "A Great Day For Lexington
Lexington Mayor Jim Gray says the biggest financial problem facing the city has been solved with the passage of a bill that reforms the city's police and fire pension fund. Video Video
Nicholasville Mayor To Run For 39th District House Seat
Nicholasville Mayor Russ Meyer says he's joining the race for the 39th District House seat.
Lexington Prepares for March Ice Storm
Mayor Jim Gray said in a press conference today that Lexington is ready for the looming ice storm, with extra crews on standby. The inclement weather has also caused city to announce a two-hour delay for its government offices on Monday.
Lexington Mayor Proposes New Budget
Mayor Jim Gray proposed a city budget for fiscal 2013. Video Video
Lexington Mayor Urges Agreement On Pension Reform Plan
Mayor Jim Gray is asking his Task Force on Pension Reform to redouble its efforts to find agreement on a plan to address the growing unfunded liability in Lexington’s pension fund.
Lexington Mayor Names Members For Homelessness Commission
Mayor Jim Gray has named 31 community members to the Mayor’s Commission on Homelessness.
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