city corruption


Top Attorney Convicted In Federal Corruption Case Dies Weeks Before Sentencing

His attorney, Eric Ladasz is hoping the court will now dismiss the indictment.

CBS Detroit–07/08/2015

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Donations Sought To Help Free Kwame Kilpatrick From Prison

Detroit’s Incarcerated ex-mayor needs your cash.

CBS Detroit–01/28/2014

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: STEPHEN CHERIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick’s Fate Decided Thursday

How much time should Kwame get in prison and how much should he pay in restitution? What do you want Kwame to say? Experts don’t expect any remorse …

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

Bobby Ferguson, center, is seen with his attorneys Mike Rataj and  Gerald Evelyn. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas, File)

Ferguson’s Kids Plead For Leniency In Court Filing

The attorney for Detroit businessman Bobby Ferguson is asking a federal judge for no more than ten years in prison on his city corruption convictions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Federal Judge Delays Kwame Kilpatrick’s Sentencing

Sentencing has been delayed for the ex-Detroit on his public corruption conviction.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2013


Detroit EM Orders Investigation Into Pension Funds

Kevyn Orr has ordered a fraud and corruption investigation into the police and fire pension fund and general employee pension fund.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Ex-Wayne County Official Guilty In Kickback Probe

Michael Grundy pleaded guilty Tuesday in Detroit federal court to a conspiracy charge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/04/2013

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Released From Jail, Quoting Nelson Mandela

Kwame Kilpatrick is free after spending the weekend in lockup for violating parole in a 2008 conviction that booted him from office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

Kwame Kilpatrick Federal Corruption Trial Week In Review

City contractor Johnson Akinwusi wrapped up his testimony saying he paid nearly $5K for suits the incoming mayor had in layaway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Judge Denies Change Of Venue In Kilpatrick Corruption Case

A federal judge has rejected ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s request that his corruption trial be moved because of the extensive publicity about the case.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012