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Focus Turns To Cash Received By Carlita Kilpatrick In Detroit Corruption Trial

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

(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.

Corruption Trial Resumes For Detroit Ex-Mayor

After a day off for a Jewish holiday, the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is resuming in federal court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

(Art: Carole Kabrin) Kwame Kilpatrick looks on in his federal corruption trial while his attorney Jim Thomas speaks.

Kilpatrick Pal Says He Passed $90K To Ex-Mayor

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Chutkow talks to jurors during opening arguments of the Kwame Kilpatrick federal corruption trial. (Art: Carole Kabrin)

Feds Show Cash Trail At Kilpatrick Corruption Trial

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/24/2012

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts a courtroom scene with Kwame Kilpatrick and his attorney Jim Thomas during Kilpatrick's federal corruption trial.

Opening Statements In Kilpatrick Corruption Trial

Jurors have heard opening statements in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and two other defendants.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/21/2012

WWJ file photo

Change Of Venue Hearing For Kilpatrick Trial

Will Kwame Kilpatrick be tried in Detroit or elsewhere on federal corruption charges? That’s the question to be answered in court this afternoon

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2012

Ex-Pontiac Councilman Charged With Corruption

An FBI sting operation has led to bribery and drug charges against a former Pontiac City Council member.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/17/2012

Warren City sign

FBI Orders Warren To Turn Over Records For Lucrative Trash Contracts

“We have and will continue to cooperate with the grand jury by supplying all records that are requested,” Warren Mayor Jim Fouts said.

CBS Detroit–09/12/2012


Attorneys Question Prospective Jurors In Kwame Kilpatrick Trial

WWJ’s Vickie Thomas said, of 10 potential jurors quizzed Thursday, two African Americans were dismissed — causing visible reaction from the defendants

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/06/2012

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

Jury Selection Continues In Kilpatrick Corruption Case

Jury selection picks back up on Thursday in the federal corruption trial against former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/05/2012




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