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Kwame Kilpatrick Text Messages

Kwame's Lawyer Says He Can't Get A Fair Trial In Detroit

Posted 09.18.2012 | Detroit

In 2005, Detroit's then-Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, was in the midst of his first major scandal in office. Media outlets alleged that he had made imprope...

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...

Detroit Council Asks Mayor to Resign

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A defiant Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick quickly rejected the City Council's call Tuesday for him to resign because of accusations that he lie...

Kwame Kilpatrick Sex Scandal: More Steamy Text Messages Revealed

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — A series of often explicit text messages from Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's former chief of staff appear to show she had a long-term romant...

Kwame Kilpatrick Text Messages Released

AP | ED WHITE and COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is out of jail. His ex-lover and top aide, Christine Beatty, still has weeks behind bars. But their text mes...

Detroit Mayor Sent To Jail

AP | COREY WILLIAMS and ED WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was jailed Thursday for a bond violation in his perjury case, his pleas for leniency rejected by a judge who ma...

Detroit Mayor's Mom Wins Primary Despite Son's Sex Scandal

AP | KEN THOMAS and COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DETROIT — The mother of Detroit's mayor narrowly survived a primary election that focused on her scandal-plagued son as much as her own six term...

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...

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 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...

Embattled Detroit Mayor Blasts "Lynch Mob Mentality"

AP | COREY WILLIAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick lashed out at his opponents and the news media Tuesday night, accusing them of showing a "lynch mob mentality" amid a scandal o...

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...

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...