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Kwame Kilpatrick's federal trial

Kilpatrick loses appeal for new trial, again

A three-judge panel at the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals again upheld the corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence for Kilpatrick.

Kilpatrick cries broke in letter to judge

Kilpatrick is fighting the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department's allegation of more bid-rigging while he was in office.

Kilpatrick could get shot at a do-over

Kwame Kilpatrick's trial lasted five months, with dozens of witnesses taking the stand. Now the former mayor wants a do-over.

Kilpatrick, Ferguson to have appeals heard

He asked for an appeal, and someone listened: A three-judge panel has agreed to hear an appeal from former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his former associate Bobby Ferguson.

Kilpatrick appeals his corruption conviction

Kwame Kilpatrick has formally appealed his corruption conviction and wants a new trial.

Kwame Kilpatrick requests new trial

The imprisoned former Detroit mayor has made his appeal official.

Kilpatrick ordered to pay $390K for accepting kickbacks

He owes more than $4 million to the Detroit water department, a conservative estimate of the profits enjoyed by a contractor who got excavation work with Kilpatrick's help.

Kwame Kilpatrick, friend ordered to pay more

The bills keep growing for the imprisoned former Detroit mayor.


Derrick Miller has 100 years to pay back IRS

Derrick Miller has been given 100 years to pay back $240,858 in restitution he owes the IRS.

Derrick Miller given 100 years to pay back taxes

Former Detroit mayor's star witness, Derrick Miller is given 100 years to pay back more than $240,000 in restitution.

Bankruptcy attorneys seek Kilpatrick pension deal records

The attorneys want paperwork and answers about the former mayor's loan for pensions.

Take a look at Bobby Ferguson's new home

The prison is far from the city and surrounded by forest.

Ex-Kilpatrick aide Derrick Miller avoids prison time

Derrick Miller was sentenced Thursday to a year in a halfway house and two years of supervised probation after that. He has 30 days to report to the halfway house.

Victor Mercado gets 8 months in halfway house, probation

Victor Mercado has been sentenced to two years probation and 8 months in a halfway house for his part in the Kilpatrick Enterprise RICO crimes.

Victor Mercado to spend 8 months in halfway house

Victor Mercado was sentenced to 8 months in a halfway house and two years probation for his role in the RICO crimes.

Kwame Kilpatrick's win delay in appeal

Kilpatrick's lawyers had asked for more time to file motions relating to the appeal. Their request was granted by the U.S. Sixth Circuit of Appeals.

Kilpatrick attorney wants $24K from taxpayers for appeal

An attorney for former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking the court for more money ...

Kilpatrick corruption trial cost taxpayers more than $1M

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father, Bernard Kilpatrick, cost taxpayers more ...

Emma Bell gets 2 years probation

A key witness in the federal corruption case against ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ...

Emma Bell sentenced to probation

Kwame Kilpatrick's friend escapes jail time.

Feds want break for Emma Bell

She was a Kwame Kilpatrick insider and key witness in the case against him, and you may be surprised to learn what ...

Kwame Kilpatrick moves to Oklahoma prison

Kwame Kilpatrick has begun serving his prison term in Oklahoma City.

Bobby Ferguson's change of venue motion denied

Bobby Ferguson has been ordered to pay $6.2 million in restitution.

Bernard Kilpatrick checks into prison

Bernard Kilpatrick, father of ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, has checked into a federal prison in Dallas,Texas.

Mistrial declared on counts against Kilpatricks, Ferguson

Judge Nancy Edmunds declared a mistrial Thursday on individual counts which the jury could not reach ...

Status conference Thursday for Kilpatricks, Ferguson

The imprisoned former Detroit mayor, his father and his friend ...

Cooley Law School talks Kwame Kilpatrick case

Thomas M. Cooley Law School's Auburn Hills campus will host "Anatomy of a Public Corruption Case," an interactive panel discussion of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's trial on Wednesday. Panelists include...


Derrick Miller set to be sentenced

A sentencing date has been set for Derrick Miller and two others who pleaded ...

Bernard Kilpatrick ordered to pay more than $62K to IRS

Bernard Kilpatrick has been ordered to pay $62,212.24 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.

Jerry Lemenu

Kilpatrick will appeal conviction for racketeering, bribery

Kwame Kilpatrick’s attorney has filed an official notice that he will appeal his conviction ...

Detroit corruption case: The other defendants

Bernard Kilpatrick is going to prison with Bobby Ferguson and Kwame Kilpatrick, but they are just three people involved in the Detroit corruption case.

Bernard Kilpatrick gets 15 months in prison for tax crime

Bernard Kilpatrick has been sentenced to ...

Bernard Kilpatrick gets 15 months in prison

Kwame Kilpatrick's dad is going to prison, but for much less time than his son.

Bernard Kilpatrick set to be sentenced Thursday

The defense team for Kwame Kilpatrick's dad, Bernard, want him to be given probation on Thursday when he's sentenced for a tax crime ...

Bernard Kilpatrick requests prison-free sentence

His son Kwame Kilpatrick got 28 years in prison, but he thinks he deserves no years in prison.

Prosecutors recommend 27 to 33 months in prison for Bernard Kilpatrick

Federal prosecutors are recommending prison next week for the father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

Bobby Ferguson gets 21 years in prison

Bobby Ferguson, the good friend and convicted co-conspirator in government corruption with ...

Forever linked: Bobby Ferguson and Kwame Kilpatrick

The dirty duo will forever have each other to remember as they sit in prison.

Live in the D: Sentencing underway for Bobby Ferguson

Bobby Ferguson spoke in court on Friday before learning his fate.

Jerry Lemenu

Corrupt Kwame Kilpatrick gets 28 years in prison

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption that turned city hall into a pay-to-play parlor...

Kwame Kilpatrick hurt those closest to him

Kwame Kilpatrick hurt many along the way to federal prison.

Final Chapter: Kwame Kilpatrick goes to prison

The former Detroit mayor has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison.

What's next for Kwame Kilpatrick's family?

The family is in Texas now. How do they move on from here?

Kilpatrick's stiff sentence could be bad news for Ferguson

Ferguson's only advantage is that he was not an elected ...

Kilpatrick's stiff sentence could mean bad news for Ferguson

Bobby Ferguson could be going away for a long time, too.

Kwame Kilpatrick opens up before sentencing

He will spend nearly 30 years in federal prison, but he had some last words to say in court on Thursday.

Is Kwame Kilpatrick's apology in court sincere?

He said he was sorry, but that didn't stop the judge from sending him to prison for 28 years.

Detroiters sound off on Kilpatrick's prison sentence

The former Detroit mayor is going to prison for nearly three decades.

Judge before Kilpatrick's sentence: We lost transparency

Judge Nancy Edmunds shared some thoughts about former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ...

Judge shares message before Kilpatrick's sentence

At one point the judge said "without accountability and transparency, democracy is impossible."

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