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Detroit Corruption


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.


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

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

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Jurors Question Kwame Kilpatrick Extortion Charge

Jurors on Tuesday entered the courtroom for the first time to ask a question during deliberations in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/26/2013


Illness Sends Jury Home Early In Kilpatrick Trial

Jurors returned to work in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick — but not for long.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/25/2013

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

Relative: Detroiters Brainwashed To Hate Kwame Kilpatrick, Who Wouldn’t Be On Trial If He Was White

“If Kwame Kilpatrick was white and his name was Kent Masters Kensington, he would not be on trial,” said Daniel Ferguson — Kilpatrick’s brother-in-law and Bobby Ferguson’s cousin.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/21/2013

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

First Full Day Of Deliberations In Kilpatrick Trial

The jury is returning to court Tuesday for their first full day of deliberations in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/19/2013

Kwame and Carlita Kilpatrick leave federal court in Detroit Tuesday after closing arguments. (Photo: Christy Strawser/CBS Detroit)

Kilpatrick Corruption Case Goes To The Jury

After a five-month trial, jurors have the corruption case of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/15/2013

(WWJ Photo, File)

“Be A Man!” Reporter, Attorney Clash Outside Federal Court

Things got headed following closing arguments Thursday in the Kwame Kilpatrick corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Monday In Kilpatrick Corruption Trial

All the testimony and evidence has been presented and both sides have wrapped up their case in the Kwame Kilpatrick city hall corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2013