It took a jury more than two weeks of deliberations to settle on judgments in the federal case charging former Detroit mayor
Kwame Kilpatrick was elected mayor of Detroit in 2001 at the age of 31. At time it seemed as though the youthful mayor had
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was found guilty of multiple counts of racketeering and extortion. He was convicted of 24 charges including bribery and fraud.
Twitter users responded immediately, and prolifically -- #Kwame was quickly a trending topic on the social media site. While
The five month corruption trial alleged that Kilpatrick, his father Bernard Kilpatrick and contractor Bobby Ferguson ran
Kilpatrick has also made ongoing attempts to get the case dismissed for a possible underrepresentation of African Americans
Our illustrious mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick agreed to pay 8.4 million dollars out of Detroit city funds to hush it up his affair. That 8.4 million dollars could have paid for a lot of other lovin' in the city.