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2 years 4 months ago

UN chief urges Zambia to fight corruption

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) - The U.N. chief has urged Zambian lawmakers to spare no one in the fight against corruption. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, speaking to Zambia's parliament at the start of a visit Friday, called corruption a cancer that threatens democracy and anti-poverty efforts. He says, "In this fight...

4 years 5 days ago

Blago expected on the witness stand today

Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is expected to step into the witness box at his corruption trial. Prosecutors will finish cross-examining his brother, who also is charged. For most of the trial, Robert Blagojevich faded into the background. But on Monday, the sometimes emotional older brother told jurors...

4 years 1 month ago

Key witness takes stand in Blagojevich trial

A longtime member of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's inner circle has taken the stand in his corruption trial to testify against him. Alonzo Monk is considered a key witness. Prosecutors say he was part of a tight group around Blagojevich who pressed companies for campaign cash on Blagojevich's...

4 years 7 months ago

Governor's aide withdraws consideration for US attorney

Gov. Bill Ritter's deputy chief of staff has withdrawn from consideration to be the next U.S. attorney in Colorado amid questions raised during Ritter's gubernatorial campaign. Stephanie Villafuerte said Monday that a "needless and extraneous political fight" has overshadowed an independent assessment of her qualifications. During Ritter's 2006 campaign, the...

3 years 10 months ago

James Jarman

James Jarman Investigative Reporter/Weekend Anchor Contact James by Email Follow James on Twitter Started at News First: December, 1996 Hometown: Vancouver, Washington Previous Stations: KCBY (CBS) - Coos Bay, Oregon, KTVL (CBS) - Medford, Oregon Industry Awards: Two consecutive regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for...

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