Warrant seeks arrest of Hartford mayor

HARTFORD - (AP) - Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez says there's awarrant out for his arrest, but he says he's innocent and willfight to clear his name.

Perez says the latest charges involve unspecified allegations ofwrongdoing involving former state Rep. Abraham Giles.

State investigators have been looking into a parking lot dealbetween the city and Giles since 2007. The deal included a $100,000lease termination fee for Giles to vacate a city lot.

Perez is already facing bribery charges and is scheduled to goon trial this year.

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