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Former Mayor Receives One Of The Toughest Sentences Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Ashley Woods | Posted 10.10.2013 | Black Voices

Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday, seven months after he was convicted of public corruption in federal court. It marks ...

Prosecutors: Former Detroit Mayor Should Be Jailed For Decades

Posted 10.03.2013 | Black Voices

Federal prosecutors today asked that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his partner Bobby Ferguson be sentenced to 28 years in prison or more f...

Ferguson And Kilpatrick Lost Their Freedom

WXYZ | Posted 03.13.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Kwame Kilpatrick and Bobby Ferguson have given up their freedom, but now the feds are looking for more. Now that the duo’s been ...

Kwame Defense Calls No New Witnesses In Corruption Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 04.08.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick declined to testify Wednesday as the presentation of evidence in his corruption trial closed after ne...

Former Mayor's Longtime Confidant Testifies Against Him In Corruption Trial

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 03.09.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — A high-ranking aide to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick told jurors Monday that he picked up thousands of dollars in bribes for h...

Feds: Kilpatrick Used State Funds To Renovate Bobby Ferguson's Office

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 11.27.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Michigan's former state budget director told jurors Thursday that she was "angry" when she learned that public grants approved in 2000...

IRS Agent: Kwame Had $531,000 Of Cash Transactions As Mayor

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 11.24.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Large amounts of cash that Kwame Kilpatrick deposited into bank accounts may have been gifts or money that he had saved for years and ...

Kwame Likens Attorney To Wrong 'Turkey Knife,' Sets Stage For Entertaining Fall Trial

Posted 08.15.2012 | Detroit

As his federal corruption trial inches closer, Detroit's former mayor came up with a creative, though ultimately failed protest that leaves one hopefu...

MISTRIAL: Jury Deadlocks In Bobby Ferguson Case, Feds Will Try Again

Posted 06.27.2012 | Detroit

After a jury deliberated for seven days before reporting they had deadlocked, U.S. District Judge David Lawson declared a mistrial in the federal tria...

500 Witnesses, 370,000 Text Messages Could Play Key Role In Kwame Kilpatrick Case

Posted 05.30.2012 | Detroit

The trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who faces numerous charges of embezzlement and corruption, is shaping up to be a long one. WXY...

Will Kwame Take His Chances With A Jury?

Posted 04.25.2012 | Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick may choose to take his chances with a jury as he awaits trial in an extensive corruption case. The Detroit Ne...

TOWED: Kwame Hit With Federal Extortion Charges

AP | Posted 04.17.2012 | Detroit

DETROIT — Federal prosecutors have added a charge to the corruption case against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The indictment returned...