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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)

Beatty Doubles Up On Restitution Payment To Detroit

The former mistress and chief of staff to ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has doubled the amount of court-ordered restitution she pays to the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/06/2013

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Kilpatrick Released From Jail, Quoting Nelson Mandela

Kwame Kilpatrick is free after spending the weekend in lockup for violating parole in a 2008 conviction that booted him from office.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2013

Kwame Kilpatrick

What’s On The Menu For Kilpatrick This Weekend

While it may not be dinner at the Ritz the menu doesn’t sound half bad. Kilpatrick will have a choice of a 4 oz fish or 6 oz bean pattie burger.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2013

Ex-mayor Kwame Kilpatrick arrives at the Michigan Department of Corrections' Detroit Re-Entry Center  . (WWJ/Sandra McNeill)

Kwame Kilpatrick To Spend Weekend In Jail On 14 Parole Violations

Kilpatrick was expected to go directly to jail after listening to a full day of testimony in his federal corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/25/2013

Kwame Kilpatrick stands with his wife Carlita. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

Kilpatricks Withdraw Plea For Donations For Sons’ Education

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick now says he and his wife have decided not to send their three boys to one of the best private schools in the country.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

Carlita Kilpatrick and her husband Kwame Kilpatrick stand at the head table at the keynote address at the Detroit NAACP annual Fight For Freedom Fund Dinner April 27, 2008 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kwame Kilpatrick’s Wife Reportedly Solicits Money For Sons’ Private Education

As a condition of his parole on 2008 state charges, Kwame Kilpatrick cannot solicit money from outside sources. But his wife — now that’s another story.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/18/2013

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

Ex-Mayor Says He Received Thousands Of Dollars In Unreported Wire Transfers

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been told to give up the names of people who wired him $4,000 he failed to disclose to the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2013

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

Kilpatrick Late On Restitution Payment, Forced To Stay In Michigan

Kilpatrick says he’s not allowed to leave the state this weekend because he was late on the mandatory $500 monthly payment to the city.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/07/2012

Christine Beatty (WWJ Photo, File)

Christine Beatty Files For Bankruptcy

The mistress and former top aide to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has filed for bankruptcy in Georgia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/03/2012

Kwame Kilpatrick Christine Beatty

Former Aide And Ex-Lover Of Kilpatrick Not On Witness List

A lawyer for a former aide and ex-lover of Kwame Kilpatrick says his client won’t testify at the ex-Detroit mayor’s kickback and corruption trial.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/14/2012