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Ex-Detroit Water Department Director Gets 8 Months In Halfway HouseVictor Mercado pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in 2012 while on trial with Kilpatrick and others.
Lawyer Grills Witness In Detroit Corruption CaseKarl Kado was put under a rigorous cross-examination Tuesday, one day after telling jurors that he passed cash to then-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick.
Kwame Kilpatrick Trial – Week In ReviewWWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas brings us the latest from the Kwame Kipatrick corruption trial in Detroit federal court.
Kilpatrick Corruption Trial Resumes After Two-Week BreakThe ex-mayor posted on his Facebook page Monday, "Back in Detroit! Strapping on my boots. Time to go back to work on my freedom. Plus, I need the boots for all the bull excrement."
Possible Plea Deal Rumored In Detroit Corruption CaseCould a plea deal be in the works for a co-defendant in the Kwame Kilpatrick trial?
Detroit Corruption Trial: Focus On Kilpatrick's Time In State Legislature The final day of testimony this week in the federal corruption trial against ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Judge Denies Kilpatrick's Request For New LawyerA judge in Detroit had denied a request by ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to drop his attorney in a federal corruption case due to a conflict of interest.
Kilpatrick Faces Hearing Regarding 'Conflict Of Interest'Tuesday will be a key day for ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick as he attends a hearing regarding a conflict of interest in his federal corruption trial.
Kilpatrick Raises Possible Conflict With LawyerA judge says former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick suddenly has raised concerns about a potential conflict of interest with his legal team, just as the jury selection process starts in his corruption trial.
Survey Starts Jury Process In Kilpatrick TrialHundreds of people have been called to the Detroit federal courthouse to fill out a jury questionnaire in the corruption trial of former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Taxpayer-Funded Jury Adviser Sought In Detroit Corruption CaseA defense lawyer involved in the corruption case against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick wants taxpayers to pay up to $2,400 for a jury consultant.
Ex-Mayor, Others Arraigned In Federal CourtFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father, Bernard, and three other men have been arraigned on federal pay-to-play charges.
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