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UPI Almanac for Sunday, March 24, 2013.
By United Press International

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.

2 Detroit pension fund officials charged

DETROIT, March 21 (UPI) -- A former pension fund lawyer in Detroit and a former trustee of the fund for police officers and firefighters have been indicted on bribery charges.
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.

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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.

Kilpatrick jury deliberates for 4th day

DETROIT, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Jurors in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, his father and a contractor began a fourth day of deliberations Friday.

Detroit jury mulling Kilpatrick charges

DETROIT, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- The fate of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was in the hands of 12 jurors Tuesday as they began deliberations on federal corruption charges against him.

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.
Prosecutor: Kilpatrick consumed by greed

Prosecutor: Kilpatrick consumed by greed

DETROIT, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was depicted as a man consumed by greed in closing arguments by a federal prosecutor in Kilpatrick's corruption trial.

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.

Witness: Kilpatrick staff gave him cash

DETROIT, Feb. 1 (UPI) -- A former aide testified Friday staffers frequently gave Kwame Kilpatrick cash presents when he was mayor of Detroit.
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.

Kilpatrick jurors bugged by insects

DETROIT, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Jurors in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick are complaining about bug bites inside federal court.

Witness: Document may have been faked

DETROIT, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- A federal judge suspended testimony Tuesday in former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's trial after a witness suggested a defense document was fake.

Official: Money trouble for Kilpatrick

DETROIT, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick could be back behind bars if he refuses to reveal who has been wiring him money, a Michigan corrections official says.

Derrick Miller questioned for fourth day

DETROIT, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Defense lawyers Friday attacked a witness' allegations against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of payoffs, extortion and racketeering.
Pastor's gift to ex-Chicago mayor probed

Pastor's gift to ex-Chicago mayor probed

DETROIT, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- A Chicago pastor said he gave $2,000 to Detroit's former mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, who is now on trial for racketeering charges.

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.

Text messages evidence against Kilpatrick

DETROIT, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Text messages have been a powerful tool for federal prosecutors in the corruption trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, observers say.
Soave testifies against Kilpatrick

Soave testifies against Kilpatrick

DETROIT, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Tony Soave testified Kwame Kilpatrick used his power as mayor of Detroit to pressure the businessman into financing Kilpatrick's lifestyle and hiring a friend.

Kilpatrick claims death threat

DETROIT, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Former Detroit mayor and corruption case defendant Kwame Kilpatrick recently received a death threat, he told his parole agent.
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