A onetime champion of rooting out corruption falls hard.
The former mayor faces legal trouble.
The sentence, for corruption crimes, was a victory for prosecutors who sought a term of that length.
The mayor of Boston apologizes for controversial remarks.
The San Diego mayor says "now is not the time to go backwards" despite a growing recall campaign.
Detroit voters went to the polls Tuesday to begin the process of picking a new mayor.
"I must become a better person," Filner said.