The wife of Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) reported to a federal prison in West Virginia on Friday the 10th to begin a 37-month sentence on corruption charges.

Former Detroit Councilwoman Monica Conyers wants to stay out of federal prison until a decision is made on her appeal. Conyers already won a delay until Sept. 10 to help a family member with medical needs. Her lawyer asked a U.S. district judge today to further postpone the 37-month sentence while an appeal is pending. […]

DETROIT — A former Detroit city councilwoman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for bribery after a federal judge refused to set aside her guilty plea during a stormy court hearing dominated by a dispute over evidence of other payoffs.