Detroit Schools Again Get Inspector General To Combat FraudThe move was ordered in wake of a federal investigation into bribery and kickbacks that ensnared a dozen principals and an administrator.
Current, Former Detroit Principals Charged In Bribery CaseThe U.S. Attorney's office has charged 12 current and former Detroit Public Schools principals, one district administrator and a long-time vendor with conspiracy to commit bribery in school supply kickback schemes.
Some Principals Charged With Kickbacks Faced Financial WoesIt's a scenario all too familiar in a city where public employees think they are owed more than they get for difficult, thankless jobs.
Judge Orders $150K To Heirs Of Lawyer In Detroit Pension ScandalA judge has ordered the federal government to refund $150,000 to heirs of a Detroit pension fund lawyer who died before being sent to prison for his role in a bribery and kickback scandal.
Sentencing For Former Detroit Pension Trustee Connected To Ex-Mayor's Corruption CaseJeffrey Beasley was convicted in December of running a kickback scheme that cost Detroit's pension funds nearly one hundred million dollars.
Former Detroit Mayor Appeals To Federal Court, Says Trial Wasn't FairFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants his corruption conviction overturned.
US Attorney: Wayne County Corruption Probe Winding DownCharges could be announced early next year...
Federal Panel To Hear Ex-Detroit Mayor's AppealFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants his corruption conviction overturned.
Former Romulus Police Chief Sentenced In Corruption CaseA former suburban Detroit police chief has been sentenced to serve at least five years in prison for his role in a corruption case.
Ex-Romulus Detectives Plead In Corruption CaseThe deal wraps up a corruption case that also brought the convictions of the city's police chief and his wife.
Ex-Romulus Police Chief Pleads Guilty In Corruption CaseProsecutors say the chief and detectives used drug forfeiture money to pay for prostitutes, alcohol, marijuana and a tanning salon.
Judge Rules For Newspaper In Mug Shot Dispute CaseA federal judge has ordered the government to turn over mug shots of criminal defendants to the Detroit Free Press.