(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.

Kilpatrick Co-defendant Pleads Guilty In Detroit Corruption Trial

The former head of Detroit’s water department has pleaded guilty, six weeks into a corruption trial that also involves ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012


Juror Dismissed From Detroit Corruption Trial

A juror has been dismissed from the public corruption trial against Kwame Kilpatrick for getting a little too much shut-eye.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/02/2012


Half Of Jurors Who Ignored Duty Show For Hearing

Of 138 people ordered to appear for a two-day show cause hearing to explain why they failed to appear for jury duty in Wayne County Circuit Court, just over fifty people responded on the first day.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/17/2011

Juror Who Made Facebook Post To Pay Fine, Write Essay

A Detroit-area woman who was removed from a jury for commenting about the case on Facebook has been ordered to pay $250 and write an essay about the constitutional right to a fair trial.


Facebook Post Gets Juror In Hot Water

A judge removed a juror from a trial in suburban Detroit after the young woman wrote on Facebook that the defendant was guilty. The problem? The trial wasn’t over.