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Kwame Malik Kilpatrick (born June 8, 1970) is a former mayor of Detroit, Michigan. Kilpatrick's mayorship was plagued by numerous scandals and rampant accusations of corruption,...

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  • State senator chosen to replace Charlotte, N.C., mayor charged with ...

      News Source: United Press International | 15 days ago
    North Carolina State Sen. Dan Clodfelter said Charlotte will "move on" as he was named to replace a mayor charged with bribery. Clodfelter is to be sworn in Wednesday as the fourth mayor in less than a year in North Carolina's largest city.
  • Ex-Cook County Commissioner Joseph Moreno going to prison

      News Source: United Press International | 2 months ago
    A federal judge Wednesday sent former long-time Chicago-area politician Joseph Moreno to prison for 11 years for corruption that includes extortion. Moreno, 61, a lawyer who spent more than 16 years on the Cook County Commission, was ordered by U.S.
  • Ex-Detroit mayor's legal bill to public: $813,806

      News Source: Virginian-Pilot Online | 2 months ago
    The public paid more than $1 million for the yearslong legal defense of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his father, according to figures released Wednesday by a federal court. The Kilpatricks, like many defendants in state and federal court,
  • Detroit Sues Over Debt Deals

      News Source: Asian Wall Street Journal | 3 months ago
    ET Detroit leaders are suing to invalidate several Wall Street deals that allowed the city to borrow more than $1.4 billion in 2005 for its underfunded pension plans, arguing that the agreements were illegal and shouldn't be repaid...Bankruptcy Court
  • Teen gets 26 years for hammer slaying

      News Source: United Press International | 3 months ago
    A Texas teen will serve 26 years in prison after pleading guilty Wednesday to beating a friend to death with a hammer and robbing him, prosecutors said. Tarrant County prosecutors said the deal was struck in part out of fear District Judge Jean Boyd
  • Marriage over for Eliot Spitzer, wife

      News Source: CNN | 4 months ago
    CIA Director David Petraeus stepped down Friday, November 9, 2012, citing an extramarital affair with his biographer, Paula Broadwell. Many questions surround the affair, including why it was necessary for Petraeus to resign and the future of his
  • A 'Tale Of Two Cities' As Detroit Looks To 2014

      News Source: National Public Radio | 4 months ago
    The streets outside Avalon Bakery in Detroit's Midtown are a snowy, slushy, mostly unplowed mess, and all these customers want to do is pay for their loaf of Motown Multigrain or Poletown Rye...So when they see yet another reporter sticking a
  • Detroit mayor touts accomplishments in last speech

      News Source: Arizona Daily Sun | 4 months ago
    The Associated Press The Associated Press 2 hours ago    Dave Bing delivered his final official speech as Detroit's mayor on Wednesday, proclaiming that the city is much stronger now than it was four years ago despite going through the largest

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