Victor Mercado

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Ex-Detroit Water Department Director Gets 8 Months In Halfway House

Victor Mercado pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in 2012 while on trial with Kilpatrick and others.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Lawyer Grills Witness In Detroit Corruption Case

Karl 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2012

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Kwame Kilpatrick Trial – Week In Review

WWJ City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas brings us the latest from the Kwame Kipatrick corruption trial in Detroit federal court.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2012

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appears in Wayne County Circuit Court. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Kilpatrick Corruption Trial Resumes After Two-Week Break

The 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.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/13/2012

(Art: Carole Kabrin) This sketch depicts the defendants and attorneys in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick (far left).. Depicted from left, background: Bobby Ferguson, Bernard Kilpatrick and Victor Mercado.

Possible Plea Deal Rumored In Detroit Corruption Case

Could a plea deal be in the works for a co-defendant in the Kwame Kilpatrick trial?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2012

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark Chutkow talks to jurors during opening arguments of the Kwame Kilpatrick federal corruption trial. (Art: Carole Kabrin)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/28/2012

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Judge Denies Kilpatrick’s Request For New Lawyer

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

Kwame Kilpatrick (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images, File)

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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/14/2012

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Kilpatrick Raises Possible Conflict With Lawyer

A 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012


Survey Starts Jury Process In Kilpatrick Trial

Hundreds 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/08/2012