Maryland Delegate Sentenced For Misconduct | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : News

Filed Under:

Maryland Delegate Sentenced For Misconduct

Play associated audio

A lawmaker in Maryland has pleaded guilty to misconduct in office for paying an employee in her law office $800 in state money. Del. Tiffany Alston made a plea agreement to settle two separate cases.

Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul Harris sentenced Alston to one year of jail with the all of the time suspended. She also received three years of supervised probation and 300 hours of community service. She also has to pay the money back to the state.

Alston, a Prince George's County Democrat, received a sentence of probation before judgment on a theft count in the case.

In a separate matter, she received probation before judgment for using campaign money to pay for wedding expenses.

NPR

Glow-In-The-Dark Treats To Light Up Your Halloween

Two entrepreneurs have developed new tricks to make food that's literally illuminating, using ingredients that are as natural and unprocessed as possible. It's just basic food chemistry, folks.
NPR

Glow-In-The-Dark Treats To Light Up Your Halloween

Two entrepreneurs have developed new tricks to make food that's literally illuminating, using ingredients that are as natural and unprocessed as possible. It's just basic food chemistry, folks.
NPR

Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.
NPR

Drones Are Taking Pictures That Could Demystify A Malaria Surge

How is a rare strain of malaria spreading near cities in Southeast Asia? That's the question that's been puzzling a team of scientists. And they're using drones to find the answer.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.