A Shanxi official in charge of fighting out corruption has been fired after being caught being... well, corrupted. Zhao Mingwen, the head of a watchdog commission at Jinzhong city's Public Security Bureau had arranged a police escort for his mothers' funeral procession earlier this month. When journalists tried to film the passing motorcade, they were assaulted and had their cameras stolen by his people.
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A weeping juror was dismissed for misconduct Thursday during deliberations in the public corruption trial of six former officials charged stealing from the suburban city of Bell. Read Post