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Former Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick to lead UFO sighting inquiry

Former Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick to lead UFO sighting inquiry

WASHINGTON, April 11 (UPI) -- A group hoping to prove existence of extraterrestrials plans hearings in Washington led by former U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, it announced.

Kilpatrick defense likely cost $1 million

DETROIT, March 23 (UPI) -- Taxpayers probably shelled out $1 million to defend former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father on federal racketeering charges, legal experts said.
Kilpatrick seeks release for family time

Kilpatrick seeks release for family time

DETROIT, March 19 (UPI) -- Lawyers representing Kwame Kilpatrick asked the former Detroit mayor be allowed to go to Texas to visit his children while he awaits sentencing.

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.

LaHood focused on fuel economy, safety

DETROIT, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is focused on automakers' efforts to address safety issues and fuel economy, officials said.
Mich. congresswoman named in ethics probe

Mich. congresswoman named in ethics probe

DETROIT, June 26 (UPI) -- U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick. D-Mich., has denied any wrongdoing in taking an all-expense paid trip to the Caribbean as charged by a watchdog group.
Thousands attend Winans memorial

Thousands attend Winans memorial

DETROIT, April 16 (UPI) -- A memorial for David "Pop" Winans Sr. was held at Detroit's Perfecting Church, with the gospel music icon's son, the Rev. Marvin Winans, officiating.
Former Detroit mayor released from jail

Former Detroit mayor released from jail

DETROIT, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been freed from jail after serving 99 days for two felony perjury convictions, observers said.
Kilpatrick cleared of bail bond violation

Kilpatrick cleared of bail bond violation

DETROIT, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- A Michigan judge has ruled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick did not violate the conditions of his bail bond by visiting his sister last weekend.

Embattled mayor visits mother's home

DETROIT, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick visited the home of his mother, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Mich., Saturday, sources said.

Rep. Kilpatrick claims Mich. primary win

DETROIT, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Michigan Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, mother of scandal-tainted Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, claimed victory Wednesday in a three-way Democratic primary.

Michigan Dems weigh delegate proposals

LANSING, Mich., May 6 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in Michigan are mulling two plans that would allow the state's delegates to be seated at the party's national convention, officials said.

Rep. Mel Watt elected head of black Dems

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., was elected leader of the Congressional Black Caucus Monday.

Dean announces key endorsements

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Howard Dean, the former Vermont governor running for U.S. president, has picked up the endorsement of two powerful ladies in the Democratic Party.
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