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WATCH: Does Kilpatrick's Conviction Signal A Change In The City?

Posted 03.11.2013 | Detroit

It took a jury more than two weeks of deliberations to settle on judgments in the federal case charging former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick with run...

Straight To Jail

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.11.2013 | Detroit

After jurors in a federal corruption trial found Kwame Kilpatrick guilty of a long list of charges, the former Detroit mayor and co-defendant Bobby Fe...

Twitter Speaks: Detroit Sounds Off On Kwame Kilpatrick Verdict

Posted 03.11.2013 | Detroit

After five months of a federal trial and 15 days of deliberations, jurors in Kwame Kilpatrick's federal corruption case finally returned Monday with t...


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...

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...

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...

Obama To Avoid "You, Me And Dupree" Moment At Convention

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Diane Tucker

"Road trip? Sure, why not," said writer Chris Sloat, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich. "Who knows what kind of trouble Kwame can get into in Denver? And at least he'll be somebody else's problem for a week."

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...

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...