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Jailed Kwame Kilpatrick Sports Gray Beard, New Paunch; Son Lashes At Critics, Uses 'N Word'

By Christy Strawser

DETROIT (CBS Detroit) “Through adversity we stand strong.”

That sentence was posted by disgraced former mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s son alongside  a jailhouse picture of his dad, who hasn’t been seen in public since was… 267 more words

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Free Me: Kwame Kilpatrick's Family Hopes For A Presidential Pardon

The rocky rise to power for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick. The man once named “The Hip-Hop Mayor” saw himself go from one of the brightest young stars in the Democratic Party to convicted felon. 288 more words

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Supporters Hope President Obama Will Pardon Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick

DETROIT (WWJ) — Kwame Kilpatrick, who was convicted for racketeering conspiracy and other crimes, was sentenced to 28 years in prison in 2013

Now, Kilpatrick’s brother-in-law, Daniel Ferguson tells WWJ Newsradio 950 that there is a growing movement to get the former Detroit Mayor set free. 138 more words

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Film Documenting Rise And Fall Of Kwame Kilpatrick And Family Premieres Friday

DETROIT (WWJ) – A new documentary offers an inside look into the rise and fall of Kwame Kilpatrick.

The film — premiering Friday, April 3, at the Charles H. 272 more words

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Lessenberry: All the crooks are in the House

DETROIT – Nobody would deny that the Michigan Democratic Party has had its share of crooks, criminals and embarrassing characters … even without mentioning Kwame Kilpatrick. 920 more words

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No Prison For Former Kilpatrick Aide Cunningham In Detroit Corruption Probe

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – A man who admitted he gave kickbacks Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s father won’t go to prison.

Marc Cunningham was placed on two years of supervised release Tuesday, similar to probation. 189 more words

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After Clashing Outside Courtroom, Reporter And Attorney Will Meet On The Ice

DETROIT (WWJ) — You may remember FOX 2 reporter M.L. Elrick got into a little argument with Bobby Ferguson’s attorney Mike Rataj during the Kwame Kilpatrick trial back in February 2013. 175 more words

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