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A federal jury found former Detroit Mayor Kwuame Kilpatrick and his friend guilty of federal racketeering and extortion charges Monday.
Deliberations resumed in the trial of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and two others and it was revealed an investigation found more undisclosed cash gifts.
Attorneys for two defendants in Detroit's corruption trial said in closing arguments that the government based its case on lying witnesses and weak evidence.
A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and a longtime friend.
Lawyers for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his co-defendants rested their case Wednesday after four days of defense testimony.
Prosecutors in the corruption trial of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick rested their case, and Kilpatrick's lawyers opened the defense phase.
Prosecutors in the Detroit City Hall corruption case showed jurors photographs of hidden safes full of cash and checks as they wrapped up testimony.
Federal prosecutors began presenting evidence Wednesday that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick failed to pay taxes on alleged ill-gotten gains.
An Internal Revenue Service agent says former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's father underpaid his taxes by nearly $200,000 in 2004, 2005 and 2007.