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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


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


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


Bernard Kilpatrick On Supervised Release After Time In Prison, Halfway House

DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – The father of ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is on supervised release following time in prison and a halfway house for his tax crime conviction tied to a City Hall corruption probe. 256 more words


Kwame Kilpatrick's Twin Sons To Play Football At West Texas A&M

DETROIT (AP) — The twin sons of imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick plan to play football at the same university in Texas.

The Detroit News and MLive.com report that wide receivers Jalil and Jelani Kilpatrick on Wednesday signed letters-of-intent to play for West Texas A&M. 120 more words


Why Black Radio Matters

For almost three decades, the voice of Mildred Gaddis has been embedded in the fabric of Detroit’s urban radio folklore. Very few local radio personalities — Black or White — have outlasted her. 1,373 more words

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Imprisoned Detroit Mayor Deserves New Trial, Attorney Argues

CINCINNATI (AP) - Imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s attorney argued this week that his client should get a new trial, telling a federal appeals panel that the disgraced politician’s trial counsel had a conflict of interest, among other issues that deprived him of rights. 407 more words