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

Bernard Kilpatrick Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Prosecutors wanted him to spend two to three years behind bars, saying that he profited while his son was mayor.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2013

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

Prison Sentence Sought For Kwame Kilpatrick’s Dad

The 72-year-old returns to court on Thursday, a week after Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2013

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Michigan Matters: Kwame Kilpatrick’s Sentencing

On this weeks Michigan Matters what does L. Brooks Patterson have to say about Kwame Kilpatrick getting 28 year sentence for wrongdoing in office? And what is the biggest issue in the mayor’s race between Mike […]

CBS 62–10/11/2013

Bobby Ferguson, center, is seen with his attorneys Mike Rataj and  Gerald Evelyn. (credit: WWJ/Vickie Thomas, File)

Bobby Ferguson Gets 21 Years In Detroit Corruption Case

Before he was sentenced, he read passages from the Bible but failed to apologize for his crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2013

WWJ Newsradio 950's Pat Sweeting speaks with U.S. Attorney Barbara McQuade outside federal court. (Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office)

U.S. Attorney Hopes Kilpatrick Sentence Sends A Message

“We will not tolerate this kind of betrayal of the public trust,” said Barbara McQuade.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Malik Shabazz, right, and another supporter display signs outside federal court during Kwame Kilpatrick's sentencing. (credit: Pat Sweeting/WWJ)

Reaction: 28 Years A Harsh Sentence For Kwame Kilpatrick

“This is the kind of sentence that you see for homicides, major drug dealing.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

(credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Kilpatrick Sentenced To 28 Years, ‘I Really, Really, Really Messed Up’

“I think everyone here understands Mr. Kilpatrick was convicted of running a criminal enterprise,” Judge Nancy Edmunds said, adding the enterprise started while he was still in the state House of Representatives and continued through all six years he was in the mayor’s office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

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Detroiters React To Kwame Kilpatrick Sentencing On Social Networks

Once a popular, promising, charismatic young politician, disgraced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is expected to spend years, if not decades, behind bars.

10/10/2013

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

Former Detroit Mayor Braces For Long Sentence

Kwame Kilpatrick returns to court to face what is likely to be one of the longer sentences in recent cases of public corruption.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/10/2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: STEPHEN CHERIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick’s Fate Decided Thursday

How much time should Kwame get in prison and how much should he pay in restitution? What do you want Kwame to say? Experts don’t expect any remorse …

97.1 The Ticket–10/10/2013

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