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"News now. Jerry hands down a verdict for a former Richardson mayor good evening, I'm Susie. So it's five thirty alongside Melissa Harrison. Former Richardson mayor Laura Mosca and her husband are now looking at possible twenty year prison terms after a federal court jury convicts both in a bribery scheme. Mosca who wound up marrying developer, Mark, Jordan, accepted thousands of dollars in bribes to vote for Jordan's apartment. Complex defense. Lawyers said the payments were not bribes just part of their messy affair some people believed that it was true love, and that's what drove the marriage and some people thought it was on the new to try to get out of the cage short to try to get out of testifying. I think in the end the FOX were exactly what the jury relied on former US attorney Matthew or wig expects a judge to impose heavy sentences. No sentencing date has been set the National Transportation Safety board is calling on the army corps of engineers to help with. The fatal Dallas gas leaks last year. KRLD's LP Phillips reports it's a sign that the investigation is close to wrapping three home explosions in February of last year. One of them fatal are believed to have been caused by broken gas lines in northwest. Dallas gas lines are under the watch of the NTSB. Now, the agency is calling on the army corps of engineers to evaluate the technical. Accuracy of other testing, Chris O'Neil of the anti SP says it's an indication they're almost done gathering fans. This particular case, this is one of steps that we need to take before we can start wrapping up this investigation. The next step is for the NTSB to open a public docket. Then worked toward a probable cause. For the accident. Then the five member board will hear all the evidence in issue. A final report LP Phillips News Radio tonight. KRLD Fort Worth based American Airlines has canceled dozens of flights after grounding several planes. The plan was to add twelve seats to all of the airline. Lines Boeing seven thirty-seven eight hundred aircrafts. But now in a statement, the airline says they have identified an issue with the quality of work conducted on overhead bins onto of these aircraft. So they've grounded fourteen planes aviation expert. Denny Kelly says this just shows how much the airline cares about profits statement of we're doing this. And that and so the passengers will be even more comfortable it will make any difference, which is absolutely absurd. And I think most people realize that just wasn't true nature of the business today. They're not worried about the customers about the bottom line. Forty flights were cancelled as a result all affected. Passengers have been rebuffed, according to American it's unclear how long the airline will ground these aircraft. And if cancellations will continue former North, Texas, congressman Ralph hall has passed away at the age of ninety five hall was at one time, the oldest member of congress the World War Two vet and Rockwall. Resident I ran for congress back in nineteen eighty as a democrat. Twenty four years later, then President George W Bush convinced him to switch to the GOP Mr Bush today said that hall epitomize decency class and patriotism terribly news time five thirty three. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is scheduled to be sentenced today on his fraud conviction. CBS news update, Paul Manafort has just addressed the judge in his sentencing trial in Alexandria, federal court. The sixty nine year old former Trump campaign, chairman said the last two years have been the most difficult of his life to say he was humiliated in shamed. Would be a gross understatement. He asked the judge for compassion. But there was no apology for his tax and Bank fraud. Crimes. CBS news legal analyst, cure Dougal is a former assistant US attorney part of his arguments are aren't even directed at the judge. It looks to me like some of these arguments may be directed to President Trump. And I think that that is not a particularly effective strategy when you are. Are in front of the judge who's about to sentence? You Manafort could effectively spend the rest of his life in prison, and this isn't the end of his legal troubles. He pleaded guilty to separate charges in the district of Columbia and could have ten years added to whatever sentence. He receives in Virginia. CBS news update."