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Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced Thursday to 28 years behind bars for standing atop a vast criminal conspiracy that prosecutors say contributed to the city's collapse into bankruptcy.
Wall Street Journal · ByMatthew Dolan · 10/10/2013
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. Kilpatrick ...
CBC · 10/10/2013
Even as he was sentenced, Beasley maintained that he never took a bribe or extorted anyone. Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was an acquitted co-conspirator in the case because some contributors to the pension funds were coerced into donating …
wdet.org · 9/22/2015
News about the sentencing of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Tuesday reached across the region and most people agreed with the judge's prison sentence. Kilpatrick was sentenced to 1 1/2 to 5 years in prison for violating the terms of his probation ...
Daily Tribune · ByCarol Hopkins · 5/25/2010
Kwame Kilpatrick, once dubbed the hip-hop mayor of Detroit, has been sentenced for violating his probation and will spend between 18 months to five years in Michigan state prison. Judge David Groner said that Kilpatrick lied, hid money, and chose to ...
Daily Beast · 5/25/2010
Ex-Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick, has been sentenced to serve 28 years in prison for crimes of racketeering and conspiracy committed during his six years as the mayor of Detroit. This video gives you a little background to the self described "hip hop mayor".
liveleak.com · 10/10/2013
DETROIT — Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ... Judge David Groner rejected Kilpatrick's plea for leniency Tuesday, saying "that ship has sailed" as he meted out a prison term of 18 months to five years that surpassed sentencing guidelines of zero ...
usatoday30.usatoday.com · 5/26/2010
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison for public corruption as U.S. prosecutors sought to link his conduct to the city’s bankruptcy, which came almost five years after he left office. The 43-year-old Democrat, who was ...
Bloomberg · ByMargaret Cronin Fisk ,Steven Church andSteve Raphael · 10/10/2013
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption that turned city hall into a pay-to-play parlor. U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds ordered Kilpatrick to pay $100 for each count immediately -- a total of $2,400.
Corrections · 10/15/2013
Twenty-eight years! Detroit's disgraced ex-mayor/remorseless boulder Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 28 years in federal prison, one of the longest punishments for public corruption in US history. He'll likely spend that time in Texas, which seems ...
detroit.curbed.com · 10/10/2013