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.
Some have called it the “friends and family” plan and, on Thursday, federal prosecutors in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick started outlining the money trail that started when he was in the state legislature.
After a day off for a Jewish holiday, the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is resuming in federal court.
A witness says he delivered $90,000 in cash to Kwame Kilpatrick in 2008 while the former Detroit mayor’s family was settling in Texas after his resignation from office.
A bank representative testified that Detroit’s ex-Mayor would usually make his credit card payments in cash, pulling as much as $3,000 from his pocket in $50 and $100 bills.
Jurors have heard opening statements in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and two other defendants.