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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

Jeffrey Hawkins (Booking Photo)

Ex-Fire Chief Gets Prison For Bribery

The former fire chief in Pontiac has been sentenced to six months in prison for taking a bribe to ignore violations at a bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/21/2013

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Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year Sentence

A former River Rouge school official has been sentenced to five years in prison for a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost the district $160,000.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

Charlie Golden (Booking Photo)

Detroit Pastor Sentenced In Corruption Case

A Detroit pastor who doubled as a city building official has been sentenced to two years of probation in a scheme to have taxpayers pay for kitchen equipment at his church.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Jeffrey Hawkins (Booking Photo)

Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Convicted Of Taking Bribe

Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Jeffrey Hawkins has been convicted of bribery for taking payment in exchange for ignoring code violations at a bar.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2013

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

Majority Say Kilpatrick Verdict Was ‘Just And Fair’

According to a recent statewide survey, a majority of voters believe that the verdict for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was “just and fair,” while 16 percent think he “got off easy.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

Police Raid Home Of Romulus Mayor Alan Lambert

A raid at the home of Romulus Mayor Alan Lambert stretched overnight and into the morning Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

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Kilpatrick Jurors Question Kwame Kilpatrick Extortion Charge

Jurors on Tuesday entered the courtroom for the first time to ask a question during deliberations in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013

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Illness Sends Jury Home Early In Kilpatrick Trial

Jurors returned to work in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — but not for long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

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