kwame kilpatrick

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


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.


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

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

Ferguson’s Kids Plead For Leniency In Court Filing

The attorney for Detroit businessman Bobby Ferguson is asking a federal judge for no more than ten years in prison on his city corruption convictions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2013

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

Feds Outline Restitution And Forfeiture For Kilpatrick And Ferguson Sentencing

The U.S. Attorney in Detroit wants ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his friend Bobby Ferguson to pay $9.6 million in restitution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/07/2013

Christine Beatty, former Chief of Staff to Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, waits to be arraigned on felony charges related to a text messaging scandel in Wayne County Circuit Court August 14, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit:  Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Christine Beatty Talks About Sexting, Lies And Jail Time In New Interview

She was at the center of one of the biggest scandals in the history of Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013

WWJ file photo

Lawyer: Kilpatrick Sentence No More Than 15 Years

Sentencing memo claims the government overstated Kilpatrick’s criminal history and didn’t have “sufficient evidence” for other crimes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2013




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