DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served seven years of a 28-year sentence for corruption, has been turned down for home confinement during the coronavirus pandemic and...
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is being quarantined at a federal prison while awaiting a likely release in June, which would be years before he was scheduled to finish his...
DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who is considering seeking Kwame Kilpatrick’s old job is asking President Donald Trump to grant clemency to Detroit’s imprisoned ex-mayor.
DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area airport employee convicted of fixing contracts and collecting more than $6 million in kickbacks was sentenced to 10 years in prison Wednesday, far below the 25-year...
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has denied ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s latest effort to get out of prison.
The order was filed Friday on Kilpatrick’s motion...
DETROIT (AP) — Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has failed again in his efforts to reduce the time he's spending in federal prison for corruption.
DETROIT (AP) — A federal appeals court says a judge made the right call when she ordered former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department.
The restitution is related to Kilpatrick's 2013 corruption conviction. He was found guilty of fixing city business to enrich himself and reward his pal, Bobby Ferguson.
DETROIT (AP) — The amount of money owed by imprisoned former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is growing.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is ready to leave federal prison and is seeking a little help from President Donald Trump.
The request is part of a Facebook blog called "The Freedom and Justice Trust." The writer identified himself in the post as Kwame M. Kilpatrick.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey.
The federal Bureau of Prisons says the 47-year-old Kilpatrick was moved Tuesday to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix. He had been in prison in Oklahoma.
It says in an email that it can't speak specifically to prison designations, but that it considers security, facility population, programming and medical needs before transferring an inmate.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved from a federal prison in Oklahoma to a federal detention center in Philadelphia.
The Detroit News reports that the 47-year-old Kilpatrick was transferred Monday. Kilpatrick was sentenced in 2013 to 28 years in prison for extortion, bribery, conspiracy and other crimes during his years in office.
DETROIT (AP) — The amount of money owed by imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick continues to grow.
A federal judge has ordered Kilpatrick and friends Derrick Miller and Bobby Ferguson to pay a contractor more than $7.4 million for profits lost to bid-rigging on water department contracts.
The contractor, Willie McCormick and Associates, says city contracts were steered toward Ferguson's companies and that kickbacks were given.
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been ordered to pay $1.5 million to the city's water department.
The restitution is related to his 2013 corruption conviction. Kilpatrick was found guilty of fixing city business to enrich himself and reward his pal, Bobby Ferguson.
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is recommending that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's restitution in his corruption case be reduced again.
A U.S. District Court filing says restitution should be about $1.5 million, down about $116,000 from about $1.6 million. The 47-year-old Kilpatrick was due in court Aug. 23 for a hearing, but Judge Nancy Edmunds canceled that Thursday — saying she'll decide about restitution without one.
DETROIT (AP) — Imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is returning home for a federal court hearing on his efforts to remove his 28-year public corruption sentence.
A notice filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Detroit says Kilpatrick is due Aug. 23 before Judge Nancy Edmunds.
DETROIT (AP) — Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is continuing efforts to get his public corruption sentence tossed aside.
Kilpatrick has filed a motion asking a federal judge to vacate an order that he serve 28 years in prison. He was found guilty in 2013 after resigning in 2008 as mayor due to another scandal.
OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A federal prosecutor who won a conviction against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been charged with domestic violence against his mother.
Mike Bullotta told police that his 78-year-old mother has dementia and faked a fall on April 9 at his home in Oakland County. But he's been charged with a misdemeanor.
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Eastern Michigan University is honoring a former federal prosecutor with an honorary degree.
Barbara McQuade is receiving an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree Saturday at the Ypsilanti school and speaks at two graduation ceremonies. She was the U.S. attorney for 34 counties in eastern Michigan until March. President Donald Trump asked her and other Obama administration appointees to step down.
DETROIT (AP) — Barbara McQuade says she's stepping down as U.S. attorney for eastern Michigan at the request of President Donald Trump.
McQuade has been head of the U.S. Attorney's Office since 2010. But it's common for the job to change hands when a new president takes office. She said Friday it's been an "incredible privilege" to work with other public servants as the government's top law enforcer in a 34-county region.
DETROIT (AP) — State Sen. Coleman A. Young II says he will run for Detroit's mayor -- a job his father held for 20 years.
Young, a Democrat, made the announcement Friday in Detroit. Incumbent Mayor Mike Duggan already announced he is seeking re-election to a second four-year term.
Coleman A. Young was elected in 1973 as Detroit's first black mayor. He held the office through 1993 when he decided not to seek re-election and died in 1997.
DETROIT (AP) — The federal government is recommending that former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's restitution in his corruption case be reduced from $4.5 million to $1.6 million.
This week's U.S. District Court filing came after a federal appeals court ruled that Kilpatrick's restitution calculation "was erroneous" and should be based more on Detroit's losses. Specifically, the order noted money from water and sewer contracts.
DETROIT (AP) — It was 2012. Detroit was spiraling toward bankruptcy, and former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's disgraced face still plastered news reports.
While Tommey Walker Jr. was driving down Jefferson in his midnight blue Chevy Blazer, the native Detroiter thought about the past weeks, months and years, The Detroit News (http://detne.ws/2cJFws6 ) reported.