Appeals court refuses to reinstate suit against Kilpatrick

CINCINNATI, April 25 (UPI) -- The family of a woman killed in a drive-by shooting in Detroit lost a bid Thursday to reinstate a lawsuit against former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.
Request filed to expedite Kwame Kilpatrick case

Request filed to expedite Kwame Kilpatrick case

DETROIT, July 30 (UPI) -- The family of a drive-by shooting victim requested their appeal of the civil lawsuit against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick be expedited.
Detroit stripper case documents unsealed

Detroit stripper case documents unsealed

DETROIT, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Chief U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen has unsealed documents pertinent to dismissal of a lawsuit involving a stripper and the former mayor of Detroit.

Detroit ordered to search for evidence

DETROIT, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- A federal magistrate says the city of Detroit must search for computer evidence in a lawsuit involving a slain stripper and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick.

Stripper recounts party with Detroit mayor

DETROIT, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- A stripper says she danced at a party for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick with another woman who was later killed, a legal brief says.

Family of slain dancer wants judgment

DETROIT, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The family of a slain exotic dancer says it wants a judgment against the city of Detroit for intentionally throwing away ex-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's computer.

Judge told to hurry deposition

DETROIT, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- A federal judge has ordered a Michigan state judge to complete a disposition in a suit against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick by Friday.

Kilpatrick hard drive shredded

DETROIT, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A federal magistrate called the destruction of a hard drive from a computer belonging to former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick "highly troubling."
Judge: No more deposition for Kilpatrick

Judge: No more deposition for Kilpatrick

DETROIT, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A federal judge refused to give a lawyer more time to question former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick about the death of a stripper, authorities said.

Detroit wants stripper lawsuit thrown out

DETROIT, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Detroit filed a motion Thursday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of a stripper who was killed in a hail of bullets in an unsolved drive-by shooting.

Detroit seeks dismissal of homicide suit

DETROIT, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Detroit officials have asked a federal court to throw out a lawsuit brought by the family of an exotic dancer who was gunned down in 2003.

Dad defends Kwame Kilpatrick

DETROIT, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, in a deposition in a lawsuit brought by the parents of a slain dancer, called the woman's parents greedy.

Kilpatrick deposed in stripper death suit

DETROIT, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Detroit's former mayor was questioned in a lawsuit filed in the shooting of a woman allegedly involved in a wild party at the mayoral residence, officials say.

Kilpatrick 'wild party' battle continues

DETROIT, July 27 (UPI) -- The battle over a supposed party at the Detroit mayor's mansion continues, with legal moves by the parents of a slain exotic dancer.

Media seeks to open Detroit lawsuit

DETROIT, April 22 (UPI) -- Detroit news media have asked a court to unseal depositions in a lawsuit against the city by the family of a slain stripper.
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Kwame Malik Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is the former mayor of Detroit, Michigan, United States. When elected at the age of 31, he was the youngest mayor in the history of Detroit. Kilpatrick's mayorship was plagued by numerous scandals and rampant accusations of corruption, with the mayor eventually resigning after being charged with ten felony counts, including perjury and obstruction of justice. Kilpatrick was sentenced to four months in jail after pleading guilty to reduced charges, but with good time awarded to county jail inmates in Michigan, he was released on probation after serving 99 days. On May 25, 2010, he was sentenced to 18 months to 5 years in prison for violating his probation. He is currently in Federal Correctional Institution, Milan, a federal prison. After he was indicted in federal court for additional crimes related to alleged misuse of his campaign funds, Kilpatrick lobbied for a transfer from the Oaks Correctional Facility Michigan Department of Corrections facility in Manistee Township, Michigan, where he was prisoner number 702408. Kilpatrick is Federal Bureau of Prisons# 44678-039.

Kilpatrick attended Detroit's Cass Technical High School. Kilpatrick then graduated with honors from Florida A&M University (FAMU) . Kilpatrick became of a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity while a student at FAMU.

His mother, Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, represents Michigan's 13th District in the United States House of Representatives but will not be representing the district in the next congressional term because she lost her primary election on August 3, 2010, to Michigan State Senator Hansen Clarke. Kilpatrick's father, Bernard Kilpatrick, served as Chief of Staff to former Wayne County Executive Edward H. McNamara and currently operates a consulting firm called Maestro Associates of Detroit.

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