Some have called it the “friends and family” plan and, on Thursday, federal prosecutors in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick started outlining the money trail that started when he was in the state legislature.
After a day off for a Jewish holiday, the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is resuming in federal court.
A witness says he delivered $90,000 in cash to Kwame Kilpatrick in 2008 while the former Detroit mayor’s family was settling in Texas after his resignation from office.
A jury has been seated in the trial of a suspended police officer charged in the strangulation death of a Saginaw-area woman who was eight months pregnant with his child.
A bank representative testified that Detroit’s ex-Mayor would usually make his credit card payments in cash, pulling as much as $3,000 from his pocket in $50 and $100 bills.
The Michigan appeals court has ordered a new sentencing hearing in the case of a Detroit man who chased and killed a suspected burglar.
Jurors have heard opening statements in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and two other defendants.
Jury selection is set to begin in Wayne County Circuit Court Tuesday for the trial of a Detroit father who is accused of murdering his 2-year-old daughter.
Bob Bashara appeared in Wayne County Circuit Court on Thursday, hoping to reduce his bond — currently set at $15 million.
WWJ’s Vickie Thomas said, of 10 potential jurors quizzed Thursday, two African Americans were dismissed — causing visible reaction from the defendants