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Tornado Helps Heal Divided Town

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 07.27.2013 | Latino Voices

KILPATRICK, Ala. — For years before a tornado hit, few besides the immigrants who work at nearby poultry plants ventured down the pothole-rutted...


Posted 03.12.2013 | Detroit

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was found guilty of multiple counts of racketeering and extortion, a jury decided Monday. Kilpatrick was convict...

Is State Giving Kwame Kilpatrick A Break On Parole Violations?

Posted 12.05.2012 | Detroit

He's spent the past months involved in a federal corruption trial, but Kwame Kilpatrick's reported probation violations run the risk of sending the fo...

Meet Hansen Clarke: The Dems' Rising Star From Detroit

Scott Kurashige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Kurashige

To be certain, Detroit's struggles have reached a titanic scale, and Clarke is no lone savior. But in a time of rising diversity and widening disparities, America needs politicians like Clarke who are true to their community roots.

Kwame Kilpatrick, Disgraced Ex-Mayor Of Detroit, Living Life Of Luxury

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — If ever a public figure should be down for the count, it is Kwame Kilpatrick. Stripped of his job as Detroit's mayor, locked in jail ...

Mark Levy, Kilpatrick Stockton Lawyer, Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — An attorney who served in the Clinton administration was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide at his Washington law office. ...

Christine Beatty, Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's Former Top Aide, Video Of Her Allegedly Committing Perjury

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his former top aide have pleaded not guilty to charges they lied under oath about having an affair. The mayor and ...

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick And Ex-Top Aide Christine Beatty Arraigned On Perjury Charges

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Legal experts said Tuesday that the heart of the perjury case against Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick _ steamy text messages that seem to contr...

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Charged With Perjury Over Affair With Aide

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was charged with perjury and other offenses Monday _ and got a stern lecture about the importance of telling th...

Christine Beatty, Chief Of Staff To Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, Resigns Over Steamy Texts

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Detroit Free Press reports: Christine Beatty, chief of staff to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, submitted her letter of resignation this morning...

Mayor Caught Exchanging Steamy Texts With Chief Of Staff

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick exchanged romantic - and often salacious - text messages with a top aide, contradicting earlier denials made under oath...