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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

(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.

Possible Plea Deal Rumored In Detroit Corruption Case

Could a plea deal be in the works for a co-defendant in the Kwame Kilpatrick trial?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

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Juror Dismissed From Detroit Corruption Trial

A juror has been dismissed from the public corruption trial against Kwame Kilpatrick for getting a little too much shut-eye.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012

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