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

Relative: Detroiters Brainwashed To Hate Kwame Kilpatrick, Who Wouldn’t Be On Trial If He Was White

“If Kwame Kilpatrick was white and his name was Kent Masters Kensington, he would not be on trial,” said Daniel Ferguson — Kilpatrick’s brother-in-law and Bobby Ferguson’s cousin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts the defendants and attorneys in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (far left).. Depicted from left, background: Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick and Victor Mercado.

Lawyer: Kwame Kilpatrick’s Dad Did Legitimate Work

Bernard Kilpatrick wasn’t an extortionist but a sharp-elbowed consultant who did legitimate work for people who wanted business with the city, his attorney said during final arguments.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

Pension Official Says He Bribed Detroit Treasurer

Federal authorities say an executive overseeing $200 million in real estate investments by Detroit’s municipal pension has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe the city treasurer to get business.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/09/2013

(Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Wanted In 2 Courts

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has a full day of court appearances on his planner.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2012

Lawyer Grills Witness In Detroit Corruption Case

Karl Kado was put under a rigorous cross-examination Tuesday, one day after telling jurors that he passed cash to then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Corruption Trial Resumes After Two-Week Break

The ex-mayor posted on his Facebook page Monday, “Back in Detroit! Strapping on my boots. Time to go back to work on my freedom. Plus, I need the boots for all the bull excrement.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts the defendants and attorneys in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (far left).. Depicted from left, background: Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick and Victor Mercado.

Kilpatrick Co-defendant Pleads Guilty In Detroit Corruption Trial

The former head of Detroit’s water department has pleaded guilty, six weeks into a corruption trial that also involves ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts the defendants and attorneys in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (far left).. Depicted from left, background: Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick and Victor Mercado.

Judge Calls Time-Out In Kwame Kilpatrick Trial

The corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is on hold until next week while a defense lawyer recovers from a health problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2012

Ex-Mayor’s Corruption Trial Halts For Lawyer’s Illness

Evelyn was conscious as he was wheeled out of the courtroom on a stretcher. There was no immediate word on his condition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2012

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