Former South Pittsburg Mayor Charged with Illegal Gambling

An illegal gambling raid results in big trouble for former South Pittsburg Mayor Mike Killian.

Federal authorities say he operated video gambling, sports betting, and an "outlaw" lottery for nearly a decade.

Killian faces an illegal gambling charge.  He’s agreed to plead guilty and faces up to five years in a federal prison.

Killian was mayor of South Pittsburg from 2004 until 2012.

He’s the brother of U.S. Attorney Bill Killian.

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