Tag: corruption trial

Kwame Kilpatrick and 5 Corrupt Black Mayors

Detroit's disgraced leader and five other scandal-ridden officials

Jury convicts ex-Detroit Mayor of corruption

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation's youngest big-city ...

Fundraiser describes payoffs to ex-Detroit mayor

DETROIT — A fundraiser for Kwame Kilpatrick has told jurors that she gave the then-Detroit mayor thousands of dollars that were supposed to go to ...

Ex-budget chief testifies about Kilpatrick grants

DETROIT — Michigan’s former state budget director told jurors Thursday she was “angry” when she learned that public grants approved in 2000 at the urging ...

Kilpatrick pal says he passed ex-mayor $90K

DETROIT — A college buddy who was granted immunity by federal prosecutors testified Tuesday that he delivered $90,000 in cash to Kwame Kilpatrick in 2008 ...

Detroit’s former mayor faces corruption trial

Indictment alleges he muscled contractors, rewarded pals, reaped illegal benefits