Honolulu city attorney targeted in federal corruption probe

  • FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017 file photo, Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell talks to reporters about problems with a rail funding bill in Honolulu. The city of Honolulu's chief legal officer has received a target letter linked to an ongoing federal corruption investigation. Mayor Kirk Caldwell says Corporation Counsel Donna Leong is taking a paid leave of absence, effective Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz, File)
  • FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017 file photo, former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife Katherine Keahola leave federal court in Honolulu. The city of Honolulu's chief legal officer has received a target letter linked to an ongoing federal corruption investigation. Mayor Kirk Caldwell says Corporation Counsel Donna Leong is taking a paid leave of absence, effective Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)

HONOLULU — The city of Honolulu’s chief legal officer received a target letter linked to an ongoing federal corruption investigation sparked by allegations a now-retired police chief and his former prosecutor wife framed a relative for stealing their home mailbox.