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The Supreme Court has rejected former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick's appeal and will not review his corruption conviction. The High Court's decision was announced on its order list without further comment.

The U.S. Supreme Court denied Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s request for a new trial. Kilpatrick was convicted of bribery, racketeering, and other corruption charges in 2013 and was sentenced to 28 years in federal prison. Kwame Kilpatrick Asks Supreme Court To Vacate Corruption Conviction There was much tension between Kwame Kilpatrick and his lawyer during […]

During Thursday's edition of NewsOne Now, guest host Van Jones and the day's panel of guests discussed the sentencing and the egregious disparities in justice this case has exposed when punishing politicians for wrong-doing.

DETROIT  — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was convicted in 2008 for obstruction of justice, will spend this weekend in prison for 14 parole…

Disgraced former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick held court on a variety of subjects on Tuesday night, including his political future, as he promoted his new book. Kilpatrick insists that he is no longer a politician. “I don’t want to be your leader right now,” Kilpatrick said in front of an estimated 1,100 people at the […]

DETROIT-Former Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick is releasing an autobiography that details his problems with the law. Kilpatrick is currently under investigation for racketeering by the government for allegedly running a criminal conspiracy while mayor, and is in prison for lying under oath about his affair with his chief of staff, Christine Beatty. The book’s website […]

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.