Judge Steven Rhodes approved Detroit’s plan to get out of bankruptcy, ending the largest public filing in U.S. history on Friday. Here’s a look at the events leading up to that decision.
The father of ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been released from a federal prison in Texas to a Dallas-area halfway house following his tax crime conviction.
Kilpatrick is serving a 28-year prison sentence after a jury last year convicted him of two dozen crimes, from tax evasion to bribery.
Kilpatrick attorney Jim Thomas previously representing Gasper Fiore, the owner of Boulevard and Trumbull towing, a man who testified against Kilpatrick in his trial for bribery and other acts of public malfeasance.
The bill keeps growing for the ex-mayor.
Derrick Miller, the star witness who helped the government bring down former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his scandalous administration, breaks his silence.
Judge Nancy Edmunds ordered Derrick Miller to pay $200 a month until he’s paid back $240,000 dollars.
This week on Michigan Matters, in his first and only extended interview, Carol Cain talks with former Kwame Kilpatrick aide Derrick Miller.
Attached is a rare photo of a smiling Kilpatrick behind bars.
“The man who many residents thought was going to be the key to revving Detroit’s revival, instead, helped drive it over the financial cliff.”