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Court Affirms Conviction, Long Sentence For Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

In 2013, Kilpatrick was convicted of two dozen crimes, from tax evasion to bribery.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2015

DETROIT - OCTOBER 28: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court for his sentencing October 28, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick will spend 4 months in jail as part of a plea deal he accepted back in September in which he plead guilty to two felonies and no contest to a felony assault charge. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Obama To Visit Kwame Kilpatrick’s Prison — Will They Meet Again?

As part of the visit, Kilpatrick is set to tour the facility in central Oklahoma, and talk with selected inmates.

CBS Detroit–07/15/2015

Former Mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: Amy Sussman/Getty Images for The Bermuda Department of Tourism)

Jailed Kwame Kilpatrick Sports Gray Beard, New Paunch; Son Lashes At Critics, Uses ‘N Word’

The younger Kilpatrick, who lives with his mother and two brothers in Arlington, Texas, also regularly uses the “N-word” on his Twitter feed, when referring to both friends and foes.

CBS Detroit–04/13/2015

Ex -Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.(Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Supporters Hope President Obama Will Pardon Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

Kwame Kilpatrick, who was convicted for racketeering conspiracy and other crimes, was sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2013

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/03/2015

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Film Documenting Rise And Fall Of Kwame Kilpatrick And Family Premieres Friday

A new documentary offers an inside look into the rise and fall of Kwame Kilpatrick.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

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No Prison For Former Kilpatrick Aide Cunningham In Detroit Corruption Probe

A man who admitted he gave kickbacks Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s dad won’t go to prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015


After Clashing Outside Courtroom, Reporter And Attorney Will Meet On The Ice

M.L. Elrick and attorney Mike Rataj once had an altercation outside of the courtroom during the Kwame Kilpatrick trial. Now, their two hockey teams will meet for charity in Detroit’s Clark Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2015

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

Bernard Kilpatrick On Supervised Release After Time In Prison, Halfway House

Kwame Kilpatrick’s father served time on a tax crime conviction tied to a City Hall corruption probe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/06/2015

Kwame Kilpatrick (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Twin Sons To Play Football At West Texas A&M

The twin sons of imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick plan to play football at the same university in Texas.

97.1 The Ticket–02/05/2015

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Imprisoned Detroit Mayor Deserves New Trial, Attorney Argues

An attorney for imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s told a federal appeals panel that the disgraced politician was deprived of certain rights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2015