Ex-River Rouge Schools Exec Gets 5-Year SentenceA former River Rouge school official has been sentenced to five years in prison for a bribery and mail fraud scheme that cost the district $160,000.
Detroit Pastor Sentenced In Corruption CaseA Detroit pastor who doubled as a city building official has been sentenced to two years of probation in a scheme to have taxpayers pay for kitchen equipment at his church.
Ex-Pontiac Fire Chief Convicted Of Taking BribeEx-Pontiac Fire Chief Jeffrey Hawkins has been convicted of bribery for taking payment in exchange for ignoring code violations at a bar.
Majority Say Kilpatrick Verdict Was 'Just And Fair'According to a recent statewide survey, a majority of voters believe that the verdict for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was “just and fair,” while 16 percent think he “got off easy.”
Police Raid Home Of Romulus Mayor Alan Lambert A raid at the home of Romulus Mayor Alan Lambert stretched overnight and into the morning Tuesday.
Kilpatrick Jurors Question Kwame Kilpatrick Extortion ChargeJurors on Tuesday entered the courtroom for the first time to ask a question during deliberations in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Illness Sends Jury Home Early In Kilpatrick TrialJurors returned to work in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick -- but not for long.
Relative: Detroiters Brainwashed To Hate Kwame Kilpatrick, Who Wouldn't Be On Trial If He Was White"If Kwame Kilpatrick was white and his name was Kent Masters Kensington, he would not be on trial," said Daniel Ferguson -- Kilpatrick's brother-in-law and Bobby Ferguson's cousin.
Lawyer: Kwame Kilpatrick's Dad Did Legitimate WorkBernard Kilpatrick wasn't an extortionist but a sharp-elbowed consultant who did legitimate work for people who wanted business with the city, his attorney said during final arguments.
Pension Official Says He Bribed Detroit TreasurerFederal authorities say an executive overseeing $200 million in real estate investments by Detroit's municipal pension has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe the city treasurer to get business.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Wanted In 2 CourtsFormer Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has a full day of court appearances on his planner.
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.
Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In ChicagoIt’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.
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."
Kilpatrick Co-defendant Pleads Guilty In Detroit Corruption TrialThe former head of Detroit's water department has pleaded guilty, six weeks into a corruption trial that also involves ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.