Kwame Kilpatrick

1:41 pm
Thu October 10, 2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sentenced to 28 years in prison

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Kilpatrick's attorneys had asked for 15 year sentence for corruption conviction
Seven months after his historic conviction for public corruption, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will find out today how much time he'll spend in prison for running what the government called a money-making racket out of City Hall that steered millions to himself, his family and his friends while the impoverished city hobbled along.
2:56 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Federal judge says no new trial for Kilpatrick

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The former Detroit mayor's father was also convicted of a tax offense in the case.
A federal judge has refused to acquit or grant new trials to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and a city contractor. The decision Thursday clears the way for Kilpatrick's sentence for corruption on Sept. 3. Kilpatrick and Bobby Ferguson were convicted in March of a sweeping scheme to enrich themselves through fixed contracts, bribes and kickbacks.
1:06 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick guilty of racketeering and extortion

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Former Detroit mayor was convicted on 24 of 30 counts
Kilpatrick and Ferguson were found guilty on multiple counts of extortion. Kilpatrick was also found guilty on several charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and for filing false taxes. Bernard Kilpatrick was convicted on one tax count.There was no verdict for Bernard Kilpatrick on the racketeering charge.U.S.