Ex-Mayor Blames $1 Billion Gambling Binge on Depression, Tumor

Former San Diego Mayor Maureen O'Connor has admitted to taking $2.1 million from her late husband's foundation during a decade-long gambling binge that she attributed to depression and the effects of a brain tumor. She was estimated to have won and lost more than $1 billion through gambling. O'Connor, 66, pleaded not guilty in federal court to one count of money laundering as part of an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department. The agreement will defer prosecution for two years, giving...Full Story
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