As the What Works Cities program, funded by the Bloomberg Philanthropies, celebrates its first year, municipal leaders and experts are looking at ways to make the results of their data efforts “so essential that nobody can take it away.”
The former American ambassador to Afghanistan, Ryan Crocker, has been charged with drunken driving and for being responsible for a hit and run incident in Washington state, CNN and other news organizations report.
He was arrested Aug. 14 in Spokane after his car struck a semi-truck when he tried to make a right turn from a left lane, authorities told the Associated Press. He was released on his own recognizance the next day after pleading not guilty. His next court date is set for Sept. 12.