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Staffer Of Ex-Detroit City Councilwoman Pleads Guilty To Taking Bribes

The former chief of staff of a Detroit pension fund trustee has pleaded guilty to accepting bribes as part of the federal government’s long-running corruption investigation in the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2013

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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

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Kwame Kilpatrick Federal Corruption Trial Week In Review

On day 49 of the trial last Monday one of the government’s star witnesses took the stand.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/14/2013

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

Ex-Pal Says Kilpatrick Took $10K Bribe In Restaurant Bathroom

“The mayor said cool and that was it,” reporter Vickie Thomas said, recounting Miller’s testimony about Kilpatrick’s reaction to opening the envelope full of $100 bills in an Asian Village restaurant bathroom.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2013

Federal Court in Detroit (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Pre-Trial Conference In Detroit Corruption Case

Attorneys for ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and other defendants in a City Hall corruption case Monday met with prosecutors and federal judge Nancy Edmunds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011

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WWJ Exclusive: One-On-One With Attorney For Ex-Kilpatrick Aide

His client has copped a plea in the Detroit City Hall corruption scandal and WWJ’s City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas sat down to talk exclusively with the attorney for ex-mayor Kilpatrick’s former top aide Derrick Miller.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2011

Former Mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick. (File photo)

WWJ Exclusive: Vickie Thomas ‘Sit Down’ With Kwame Kilpatrick

On the same day former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick returned to the city he once led, he learned one of his best friends made a plea with federal prosecutors to testify against him.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2011

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Kilpatrick Aid Pleads Guilty In Federal Corruption Case

A former aide to ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has pleaded guilty to criminal charges and agreed to cooperate as prosecutors take his old boss to trial next year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/12/2011

Kwame Kilpatrick (AP, File)

Ex-Mayor, Others Arraigned In Federal Court

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father, Bernard, and three other men have been arraigned on federal pay-to-play charges.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/10/2011