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Kilpatrick's father sentenced in corruption scheme

DETROIT, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's father was sentenced Thursday to 15 months in prison in a case linked to Detroit City Hall corruption.

Judge rules no new trial or acquittal for Kilpatrick, Ferguson

DETROIT, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Requests by former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and city contractor Bobby Ferguson for acquittals or new trials were rejected by a federal judge Thursday.

Kilpatrick asks for another trial

DETROIT, July 29 (UPI) -- Convicted Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has asked for a new trial, saying he was forced to use a lawyer in whom he had lost confidence.

Kwame Kilpatrick to be sentenced Sept. 3

DETROIT, July 26 (UPI) -- A federal judge has announced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will be sentenced in September for public corruption.

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Kwame Kilpatrick guilty of racketeering

Kwame Kilpatrick guilty of racketeering

DETROIT, March 11 (UPI) -- A federal jury found former Detroit Mayor Kwuame Kilpatrick and his friend guilty of federal racketeering and extortion charges Monday.

Kilpatrick emails reveal undisclosed cash

DETROIT, March 1 (UPI) -- 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.

Lawyers: Detroit defendants earned pay

DETROIT, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- 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.

Judge allows Kilpatrick charges to stand

DETROIT, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and a longtime friend.

Defense rests in Kilpatrick trial

DETROIT, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Lawyers for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his co-defendants rested their case Wednesday after four days of defense testimony.
Prosecution rests in Kilpatrick case

Prosecution rests in Kilpatrick case

DETROIT, Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the corruption trial of former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick rested their case, and Kilpatrick's lawyers opened the defense phase.

Kilpatrick trial jury sees cash in safes

DETROIT, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the Detroit City Hall corruption case showed jurors photographs of hidden safes full of cash and checks as they wrapped up testimony.

U.S.: Kilpatrick filed false tax returns

DETROIT, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Federal prosecutors began presenting evidence Wednesday that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick failed to pay taxes on alleged ill-gotten gains.

IRS: Bernard Kilpatrick underpaid taxes

DETROIT, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- 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.

Contractor: Mayor's friend got cut of work

DETROIT, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- A man who couldn't remember facts about his own company could recall insults from a friend of a former Detroit mayor who allegedly got a cut from corrupt deals.
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