Detroit Corruption

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Kilpatrick Fires His Attorney

An attorney who represented Kwame Kilpatrick through years of scandal was dismissed after the incarcerated former Detroit mayor said their relationship had deteriorated.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/23/2013

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Kilpatrick Tells Judge His Trial Was Unfair

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking a judge to throw out his corruption conviction, claiming he was the victim of media bias and a bad lawyer.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/13/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: STEPHEN CHERIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Roundtable Discussion Focuses On Race And The Media

Did race play a role in the media coverage of the Kwame Kilpatrick federal corruption trial?

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/05/2013

Bobby Ferguson, center, is seen with his attorneys Mike Rataj and  Gerald Evelyn. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas, File)

Convicted Ex-Detroit Contractor Denied Bond

U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds said Bobby Ferguson might be a “flight risk.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Majority Say Kilpatrick Verdict Was ‘Just And Fair’

According to a recent statewide survey, a majority of voters believe that the verdict for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was “just and fair,” while 16 percent think he “got off easy.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2013

Feds: Detroit Board Trustee Got Baskets Of Cash

Two city of Detroit officials have been indicted on charges of corruption involving $200 million and investments in the city’s pension funds.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/20/2013

(credit: United States Marshals Service).

Kwame Kilpatrick Wants Out Of Prison

Imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking a federal judge to reconsider and allow his release so he can visit his family in Texas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/19/2013

What’s It Like For Kwame In Federal Prison?

We’re learning more about life behind bars for ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and friend Bobby Ferguson, convicted yesterday and sent to jail to await sentencing.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/12/2013

Detroit police block the street outside federal court while the Kilpatrick verdict is read inside. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell)

U.S. Attorney McQuade: Kilpatrick Didn’t Lead, He Looted

“Kwame Kilpatrick didn’t lead the city, he looted the city,” said U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade, addressing reporters Monday afternoon.

03/11/2013

Bernard Kilpatrick, right, is seen outside Detroit federal court prior to the reading of the verdict. (credit: WWJ/Mike Campbell) FILE

Father Of Ex-Detroit Mayor Convicted On Tax Charge

Bernard Kilpatrick broke down in tears as he hugged his son.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2013

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