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Ex-Romulus Police Chief Pleads Guilty In Corruption Case

Prosecutors say the chief and detectives used drug forfeiture money to pay for prostitutes, alcohol, marijuana and a tanning salon.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2014

Kwame Kilpatrick

Judge Rules For Newspaper In Mug Shot Dispute Case

A federal judge has ordered the government to turn over mug shots of criminal defendants to the Detroit Free Press.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2014

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

Prosecutors Want $4.5M From Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

Federal prosecutors want former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay about $4.5 million for widespread corruption under his watch.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2013

Bernard Kilpatrick, right, is seen outside Detroit federal court prior to the reading of the verdict. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

Prison Sentence Sought For Kwame Kilpatrick’s Dad

The 72-year-old returns to court on Thursday, a week after Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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

Former Detroit Mayor Braces For Long Sentence

Kwame Kilpatrick returns to court to face what is likely to be one of the longer sentences in recent cases of public corruption.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Wayne County IT Director Sentenced For Bribery And Extortion

A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2013

7 City Of Detroit Inspectors Accused Of Corruption

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced 17 corruption charges against seven inspectors in Detroit’s building department.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2013

Staffer Of Ex-Detroit City Councilwoman Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

The former chief of staff of a Detroit pension fund trustee has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes as part of the federal government’s long-running corruption investigation in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

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Report: Michigan Fails In Fending Off Public Corruption

Michigan ranked 48 out of 50 states in four key areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/19/2013

Ex-Pontiac Councilman Sentenced In Bribery Case

A former Pontiac city councilman who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes has been sentenced to two years and two months in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

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