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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.

Detroit corruption trial lawyer stricken

DETROIT, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Testimony in the Detroit City Hall federal corruption trial was halted Monday when defense lawyer Gerald Evelyn became ill and was hospitalized.

Jury panelist: Kilpatrick defendants 'bad'

DETROIT, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Jury selection is proceeding slowly in Kwame Kilpatrick's corruption trial, with many jurors critical of the former Detroit mayor and his co-defendants.

Kilpatrick jury's names won't be released

DETROIT, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- A judge agreed Monday to withhold the names of jurors in the corruption trial of ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, citing the case's "extensive publicity."
Judge won't delay Kwame Kilpatrick's trial

Judge won't delay Kwame Kilpatrick's trial

DETROIT, May 22 (UPI) -- A federal judge says she will not postpone former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's corruption trial.

Businessman: My partner bribed mayor's dad

DETROIT, April 11 (UPI) -- A fugitive businessman says his late partner paid a $100,000 bribe to the father -- and co-defendant -- of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Kilpatrick won't cut deal with government

Kilpatrick won't cut deal with government

DETROIT, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has no intention of making a deal with prosecutors despite new allegations, his lawyer said.

Kilpatrick aide pleads guilty, to testify

DETROIT, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A former aide to Kwame Kilpatrick pleaded guilty to corruption and tax offenses and agreed to testify against the former Detroit mayor, court records show.
Detroit mulls suing Kilpatrick over funds

Detroit mulls suing Kilpatrick over funds

DETROIT, July 7 (UPI) -- Detroit has hired a law firm to pursue the idea of suing former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to recover tax dollars spent in an alleged bid-rigging scheme.

Detroit defendants must pay for lawyers

DETROIT, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- A federal judge is ordering two defendants in a Detroit corruption case to cover part of their legal costs.

Kwame Kilpatrick, four others arraigned

DETROIT, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and three others were arraigned on racketeering, conspiracy and other corruption charges Monday.
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