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.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has a full day of court appearances on his planner.
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.
It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
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.”
The former head of Detroit’s water department has pleaded guilty, six weeks into a corruption trial that also involves ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
The corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is on hold until next week while a defense lawyer recovers from a health problem.
Evelyn was conscious as he was wheeled out of the courtroom on a stretcher. There was no immediate word on his condition.
Could a plea deal be in the works for a co-defendant in the Kwame Kilpatrick trial?
A juror has been dismissed from the public corruption trial against Kwame Kilpatrick for getting a little too much shut-eye.