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Detroit Corruption

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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

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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)

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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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

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