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Twenty-eight years. That's how long former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to serve in federal prison Thursday, following his conviction this spring on 24 counts of racketeering, fraud and extortion. Kilpatrick, Detroit's mayor from 2002 to ...
CityLab · 10/10/2013
A Detroit judge ordered Kwame Kilpatrick to serve 18 months to five years in prison, “declaring that Kilpatrick had lied while on probation and maliciously hid money that was supposed to go toward repaying the City of Detroit $1 million in restitution.”
Politic365 · 5/25/2010
Today former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick received a sentence of up to 28 years in federal prison from U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds. “The government has asked for a sentence of 28 years,” Edmunds said. “I believe that is in fact what his ...
North Dallas Gazette · 10/10/2013
A judge sentenced former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.
Crain's Detroit Business · 10/10/2013
*The prosecution wanted a long sentence for Kwame Kilpatrick and today they got their wish. The former mayor of Detroit was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political ...
Electronic Urban Report · 10/10/2013
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.
The Grio · 10/10/2013
Former mayor of Detroit Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison on Thursday, seven months after he was convicted on 24 counts of bribery, extortion, racketeering, fraud and tax evasion. "Kwame Kilpatrick was entrusted by the citizens of ...
HNGN · 10/11/2013
FORMER DETROIT Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to a five year imprisonment and also fired from his job today for probation violation. Kwame Kilpatrick will be off the Compuware Corporation payroll at the end of the month. Kilpatrick was hired by …
Meri News · 5/25/2010
DETROIT - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in prison for corruption, the apparent last step after a series of scandals destroyed his political career and helped steer a crisis-laden city even deeper into trouble.
Yahoo News · 10/10/2013
A request by former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick to be released on bond has been denied by a federal judge who believes him to be a flight risk. Kilpatrick has remained in custody since his March 11 conviction on corruption charges, and will be detained ...
Atlanta Black Star · 3/27/2013