Roll Call of Infamy: Dallas City Hall Corruption Scandals, Including Dwaine Caraway

Editor's note, April 5, 2019: This story was originally published on Aug. 9, 2018. It has been updated to reflect today's sentencing of former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway on federal corruption charges.A federal judge on Friday sentenced former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway to 56 months in prison for his role in a corruption case that shook City Hall and took down an agency responsible for the transportation and safety of schoolchildren.He also will owe $482,000 in restitution. The sentence exceeded the request U.S. attorneys, who had secured Caraway's cooperation and guilty plea, for a four-year prison term. U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn, who had resisted efforts to delay Caraway's sentencing, said she wished she could've given Caraway more than seven years -- the maximum allowable sentence."I was disgusted by your conduct," she said.The sentence is the latest development in a long list of scandals involving Dallas City Hall officials. Here's a look at other times local public officials faced indictments.Carolyn Davis, former Dallas City Council member  Continue reading...

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