The jury in is on Mayor Sheila Dixon's corruption charges. Of the five charges the Mayor was facing, she has been acquitted of charges 1 and 3—which alleged theft of gift cards— and charge 7, which alleged misconduct in office. She was found guilty of charge 4, fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, meaning that the jury believed she received gift cards in her official capacity as council president but then used them for herself. A mistrial was declared on the second charge of fraudulent misappropriation by a fiduciary, which concerned a separate gift card. A fuller description of all the charges can be found here.
More news and analysis of the verdict will follow shortly.