Kwame Kilpatrick

MISSISSIPPI – Former Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick is suing SkyTel for releasing text messages he sent to his former chief of staff, Christine Beatty. These text messages, on city issued Skytel pagers, were sexually explicit and revealed that the two used city funds for their romantic trips, and planned to fire police chief Gary Brown. […]

Detroit — Imprisoned former Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, was indicted on federal corruption charges along with his father and three aides. Kilpatrick is charged with using the Mayor’s office as a criminal enterprise to make money for himself and his associates. The Detroit Free Press reports: The 89-page indictment outlined four general areas of […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Incumbents beware. Another lawmaker just bit the dust. Michigan Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick lost her bid for an eighth term on Tuesday, her son’s legal woes dragging her down in a year when fickle voters seem eager to fire longtime lawmakers.

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is scheduled to undergo seven hours of questioning today about whether he ordered police to scuttle the investigation into the killing of a woman said to have danced at a rumored wild party at the Manoogian Mansion in 2002.

From Freep.com: The wife and father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick have asked a federal judge to quash a request to depose them in the lawsuit involving a slain stripper who was said to have danced at a long-rumored party at the mayoral Manoogian Mansion. 

From CNN: Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was indicted Wednesday on 19 counts of federal fraud and tax charges, according to the U.S. attorney’s office in the Eastern District of Michigan.

From FreeP.com: Two weeks after he was sent to prison, the Michigan Department of Corrections is proposing Kwame Kilpatrick for boot camp – a program that would release him on parole in 90 days.

DETROIT – Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to up to five years in prison Tuesday for violating the terms of his probation stemming from his conviction for lying under oath about an affair with his chief of staff.

DALLAS (AP) — Kwame Kilpatrick, the disgraced former mayor of Detroit, has a message for the city he used to lead: Let’s move on.