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  • US Attorney: Cannon To Be Sentenced Sep. 25

    US Attorney: Cannon To Be Sentenced Sep. 25

    Friday, August 29 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-08-29 21:31:05 GMT
    Cannon pled guilty to federal corruption charges in June.
    Cannon pled guilty to federal corruption charges in June.
  • Cannon Posts Selfie on Facebook Page

    Cannon Posts Selfie on Facebook Page

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-06 01:23:04 GMT
    Cannon received over 500 likes and 100 comments within the first three hours after posting.
    Cannon received over 500 likes and 100 comments within the first three hours after posting.
  • Cannon Signs Plea Deal, Could Get 20 Years In Prison

    Cannon Signs Plea Deal, Could Get 20 Years In Prison

    Monday, July 28 2014 2:48 PM EDT2014-07-28 18:48:07 GMT
    Cannon faces a maximum of 20 years in jail and up to a $250,000 fine. Cannon signed off on accepting multiple bribes totaling between $50,000 to $70,000.
    Cannon faces a maximum of 20 years in jail and up to a $250,000 fine. Cannon signed off on accepting multiple bribes totaling between $50,000 to $70,000.
  • Mystery Woman Comes Forward in Cannon Investigation

    Mystery Woman Comes Forward in Cannon Investigation

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-04-18 03:01:15 GMT
    People are talking about the mystery woman in the Patrick Cannon criminal investigation. One sentence in the search warrant affidavit told of an email from a “campaign aide”, who we now know to be Amani Abdul.
    People are talking about the mystery woman in the Patrick Cannon criminal investigation. One sentence in the search warrant affidavit told of an email from a “campaign aide”, who we now know to be Amani Abdul.
  • FBI Investigates Patrick Cannon's Campaign Trail

    FBI Investigates Patrick Cannon's Campaign Trail

    Monday, April 14 2014 6:37 PM EDT2014-04-14 22:37:57 GMT
    The FBI is launching an investigation into where the donations and campaign funds came from while Patrick Cannon was running for Mayor.
    The FBI is launching an investigation into where the donations and campaign funds came from while Patrick Cannon was running for Mayor.
  • City's Leader and State's Leader Discuss Issues in Charlotte

    City's Leader and State's Leader Discuss Issues in Charlotte

    Friday, April 11 2014 9:24 AM EDT2014-04-11 13:24:35 GMT
    Today is Day 2 for Charlotte’s new mayor, Dan Clodfelter. Clodfelter met Governor Pat McCrory at his office.
    Today is Day 2 for Charlotte’s new mayor, Dan Clodfelter. Clodfelter met Governor Pat McCrory at his office.
  • FBI Seizes Cash, Financial Documents from Cannon

    FBI Seizes Cash, Financial Documents from Cannon

    Thursday, April 10 2014 3:52 PM EDT2014-04-10 19:52:53 GMT
    The FBI seized several possessions from former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, according to an unsealed search warrant.The search warrant says that agents searched for documents at Cannon's home and office.
    The FBI seized several possessions from former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon, according to an unsealed search warrant.The search warrant says that agents searched for documents at Cannon's home and office.
  • ONE-ON-ONE: Charlotte's New Mayor Dan Clodfelter Talks Budget, Jobs and Economy

    ONE-ON-ONE: Charlotte's New Mayor Dan Clodfelter Talks Budget, Jobs and Economy

    Thursday, April 10 2014 2:06 PM EDT2014-04-10 18:06:10 GMT
    Well talk about a busy first day, Dan Clodfelter, the city’s new mayor says he didn’t have time for lunch. He talked to us about the airport, jobs, coal ash as he headed straight to a budget meeting talking about transit projects as well as road improvements for the city.
    Well talk about a busy first day, Dan Clodfelter, the city’s new mayor says he didn’t have time for lunch. He talked to us about the airport, jobs, coal ash as he headed straight to a budget meeting talking about transit projects as well as road improvements for the city.
  • Peacock Says City Council Got Selection Process All Wrong

    Peacock Says City Council Got Selection Process All Wrong

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-04-09 02:24:45 GMT
    Former candidate speaks about about replacement mayor selection process.
    Former candidate speaks about about replacement mayor selection process.
  • Dan Clodfelter is Charlotte's New Mayor

    Dan Clodfelter is Charlotte's New Mayor

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-04-08 05:40:23 GMT
    Charlotte's city council voted in Dan Clodfelter as the city's new mayor. Clodfelter is Charlotte's 4th mayor in the last year. He'll serve through November 2015.
    Charlotte's city council voted in Dan Clodfelter as the city's new mayor. Clodfelter is Charlotte's 4th mayor in the last year. He'll serve through November 2015.
  • Charlotte's City Council to Pick New Mayor in Few Hours

    Charlotte's City Council to Pick New Mayor in Few Hours

    Monday, April 7 2014 4:07 PM EDT2014-04-07 20:07:39 GMT
    Charlotte City Council will pick a new mayor Monday night.
    Charlotte City Council will pick a new mayor Monday night.
  • City Council To Elect New Mayor Next Week

    City Council To Elect New Mayor Next Week

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:35 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:35:43 GMT
    Charlotte's next mayor will be elected by the City Council on Monday, April 7.
    Charlotte's next mayor will be elected by the City Council on Monday, April 7.
  • Greensboro Billboard Makes Fun of Former Mayor Patrick Cannon

    Greensboro Billboard Makes Fun of Former Mayor Patrick Cannon

    Monday, March 31 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-03-31 14:08:41 GMT
    A Greensboro billboard  makes fun of Charlotte's former mayor with a picture of Patrick Cannon smiling, waist deep in a pile of cash.
    A Greensboro billboard  makes fun of Charlotte's former mayor with a picture of Patrick Cannon smiling, waist deep in a pile of cash.
  • 4 Mayors in 1 Year? City Council Could Pick New Mayor By Monday

    4 Mayors in 1 Year? City Council Could Pick New Mayor By Monday

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-03-28 03:12:34 GMT
    Charlotte is still without a mayor Thursday night – just 1 day after former Mayor Patrick Cannon resigned on allegations of corruption and bribery. Cannon says this is best for the city to move on with its business.
    Charlotte is still without a mayor Thursday night – just 1 day after former Mayor Patrick Cannon resigned on allegations of corruption and bribery. Cannon says this is best for the city to move on with its business.
  • Legal Expert: Unclear Whether Cannon Can Use Entrapment Defense

    Legal Expert: Unclear Whether Cannon Can Use Entrapment Defense

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-03-28 03:06:31 GMT
    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was not seen outside his house in Ballantyne Thursday. His wife, Trenna, made several trips in and out of the house.
    Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon was not seen outside his house in Ballantyne Thursday. His wife, Trenna, made several trips in and out of the house.
  • Students sound off on Cannon arrest and resignation via Google Hangout

    Students sound off on Cannon arrest and resignation via Google Hangout

    Thursday, March 27 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-03-28 02:56:51 GMT
    Both Jeremiah Chapman and Lillian Mayer say they were surprised to hear the news about Patrick Cannons arrest on Wednesday.
    Both Jeremiah Chapman and Lillian Mayer say they were surprised to hear the news about Patrick Cannons arrest on Wednesday.
  • Restaurant Pokes Fun at Mayor Scandal

    Restaurant Pokes Fun at Mayor Scandal

    Thursday, March 27 2014 1:50 PM EDT2014-03-27 17:50:03 GMT
    A Rock Hill sub sandwich shop is having a little fun with the arrest and resignation of former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon.Charlie Ruffalo (@subguy) says he put the sign up Thursday morning.The sign in front of his restaurant says, "The mayor Cannon sub you pay for it under the table."
    A Rock Hill sub sandwich shop is having a little fun with the arrest and resignation of former Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon.Charlie Ruffalo (@subguy) says he put the sign up Thursday morning.The sign in front of his restaurant says, "The mayor Cannon sub you pay for it under the table."
  • Queen City Has No Mayor After Patrick Cannon Resigns - What's Next?

    Queen City Has No Mayor After Patrick Cannon Resigns - What's Next?

    Thursday, March 27 2014 11:06 AM EDT2014-03-27 15:06:21 GMT
    Cannon turned in his resignation to City Manager Ron Carlee Wednesday evening. The resignation coming after FBI agents issued a warrant to search Cannon's office at the Government Center earlier in the afternoon.
    Cannon turned in his resignation to City Manager Ron Carlee Wednesday evening. The resignation coming after FBI agents issued a warrant to search Cannon's office at the Government Center earlier in the afternoon.
  • Cannon Resigns As Mayor

    Cannon Resigns As Mayor

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 11:25 PM EDT2014-03-27 03:25:42 GMT
    Charlotte's mayor resigns hours after arrest.
    Charlotte's mayor resigns hours after arrest.
  • Lawyer: FBI Has Good Evidence Against Mayor Cannon

    Lawyer: FBI Has Good Evidence Against Mayor Cannon

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:53:34 GMT
    Lawyers Matthew Fleishman believes the government has strong evidence against the Charlotte mayor. The complaint against the mayor denotes that the government had plenty of time to execute its undercover investigation, which included setting up an apartment to meet.
    Lawyers Matthew Fleishman believes the government has strong evidence against the Charlotte mayor. The complaint against the mayor denotes that the government had plenty of time to execute its undercover investigation, which included setting up an apartment to meet.
  • Charlotte Mayor Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

    Charlotte Mayor Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:58 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:58:17 GMT
    FBI agents arrested Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Wednesday for alleged federal public corruption law violations. He's charged with theft and bribery. The Department of Justice says Cannon solicited and received bribes.
    FBI agents arrested Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon Wednesday for alleged federal public corruption law violations. He's charged with theft and bribery. The Department of Justice says Cannon solicited and received bribes.
  • County Manager Responds to Charlotte Mayor Arrest

    County Manager Responds to Charlotte Mayor Arrest

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:43:36 GMT
    "We are aware of the allegations against and arrest of Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon.?We are reviewing the documents and criminal complaint, and know there are references by Cannon regarding Mecklenburg County's Code Enforcement process."
    "We are aware of the allegations against and arrest of Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon.?We are reviewing the documents and criminal complaint, and know there are references by Cannon regarding Mecklenburg County's Code Enforcement process."
  • City Council Releases Statement on Mayor's Arrest

    City Council Releases Statement on Mayor's Arrest

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:22 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:22:58 GMT
    Charlotte's city council members released a statement regarding the arrest of Mayor Patrick Cannon. They also held a press conference Wednesday afternoon. "We were notified today at the same time as the public that Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on federal charges.The City Council is deeply disappointed to learn of the Mayor’s arrest."
    Charlotte's city council members released a statement regarding the arrest of Mayor Patrick Cannon. They also held a press conference Wednesday afternoon. "We were notified today at the same time as the public that Mayor Patrick Cannon was arrested on federal charges.The City Council is deeply disappointed to learn of the Mayor’s arrest."
  • Charlotte City Council Reacts to Mayor Cannon's Arrest

    Charlotte City Council Reacts to Mayor Cannon's Arrest

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:16:16 GMT
    Charlotte City Council members said today that they learned of Mayor Patrick Cannon's arrest on federal charges at the same time the public did. Just before 2 p.m. the U.S. Attorney's office issued a release containing the federal complaint against him.
    Charlotte City Council members said today that they learned of Mayor Patrick Cannon's arrest on federal charges at the same time the public did. Just before 2 p.m. the U.S. Attorney's office issued a release containing the federal complaint against him.
  • Former City Council Candidate Responds to Cannon Arrest

    Former City Council Candidate Responds to Cannon Arrest

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 5:13 PM EDT2014-03-26 21:13:05 GMT
    Former Charlotte city council candidate Vanessa Faura just released a statement about the arrest of Mayor Patrick Cannon. Faura ran for city council in 2013."It is truly disappointing to hear about the allegations against Mayor Patrick Cannon. Although we do not see eye-to-eye on the issues, I have always respected him and his family."
    Former Charlotte city council candidate Vanessa Faura just released a statement about the arrest of Mayor Patrick Cannon. Faura ran for city council in 2013."It is truly disappointing to hear about the allegations against Mayor Patrick Cannon. Although we do not see eye-to-eye on the issues, I have always respected him and his family."
  • Undercover Agents Gave Mayor Cannon Briefcase of Money

    Undercover Agents Gave Mayor Cannon Briefcase of Money

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-03-26 20:51:22 GMT
    The complaint filed against Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon describes several moments in which Cannon is alleged to have accepted bribes from undercover FBI agents.One such incident says an undercover agent gave Cannon a briefcase containing $20,000 cash.
    The complaint filed against Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon describes several moments in which Cannon is alleged to have accepted bribes from undercover FBI agents.One such incident says an undercover agent gave Cannon a briefcase containing $20,000 cash.
  • NCGOP: Mayor Patrick Cannon Should Resign

    NCGOP: Mayor Patrick Cannon Should Resign

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-03-26 19:50:32 GMT
    The North Carolinas Republican Party is calling on Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon to resign immediately.“Patrick Cannon should immediately resign as mayor of Charlotte following his arrest by the FBI on public corruption charges."
    The North Carolinas Republican Party is calling on Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon to resign immediately.“Patrick Cannon should immediately resign as mayor of Charlotte following his arrest by the FBI on public corruption charges."
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