The charges stem from allegations that Ridley-Thomas's son Sebastian received substantial benefits from the University of Southern California in exchange for the politician's support for the school.
The city's legal department recommended to city council to settle the lawsuits rather than risk going to trial.
The City Council voted to slash the police budget by $17.4 million as violent crime continues to surge in the city.
GOP Charlotte Councilman Tariq Bokhari suggested making donations of food or clothes to the city's homeless people a criminal misdemeanor.
The list includes residents who allegedly attacked Palm Coast city officials with spears and hammers, according to News 6.
Oakland activists and elected officials said Mayor Libby Schaaf is driving a wedge between the city's Black and Asian communities by blaming the recent attacks on Asian seniors on a lack of public safety driven by calls to defund the police.
Each stands accused of soliciting bribes from local businesses and individuals in exchange for special permits and waivers.
"Those white people turned the Upper East Side into Bourbon Street," remarked CNN contributor Joan Walsh.
Trump supporters were laughed out of a raucous Tucson city council meeting intended to address a vote making it Arizona's first sanctuary city.
A city council in England issued guidelines to teachers of sexual-education courses that young students should be taught "all genders" can get their period.
"That's one aspect of his life. I'm sure all of us have aspects of our lives that [are not] positive," Karen O'Brien said.
A rural Wyoming city council candidate said she "cannot quit" after community members found her secret online identity, which featured striptease videos and used panties for sale.
David Martinez, who is running for a seat on the St. Paul, Minnesota, City Council, has already been banned from a library and Target Field.
Failure to comply may cost a property owner as much as $25,000 in penalties.