A former suburban Detroit police chief has been sentenced to serve at least five years in prison for his role in a corruption case.
The deal wraps up a corruption case that also brought the convictions of the city’s police chief and his wife.
Prosecutors say the chief and detectives used drug forfeiture money to pay for prostitutes, alcohol, marijuana and a tanning salon.
A federal judge has ordered the government to turn over mug shots of criminal defendants to the Detroit Free Press.
Federal prosecutors want former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay about $4.5 million for widespread corruption under his watch.
The 72-year-old returns to court on Thursday, a week after Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison.
Kwame Kilpatrick returns to court to face what is likely to be one of the longer sentences in recent cases of public corruption.
A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.
Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has announced 17 corruption charges against seven inspectors in Detroit’s building department.
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.