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Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Appeals Corruption Conviction

By Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Almost a year into his lengthy prison term, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking a federal appeals court to toss his conviction and grant him a new trial. The disgraced ex-mayor, who is serving a 28-year prison term for public corruption, argued in court documents filed […]

September 4, 2014

$85 Million Swaps Settlement Opens Door For Quicker Detroit Bankruptcy Exit

By Nathan Bomey and Matt Helms, Detroit Free Press DETROIT — Judge Steven Rhodes on Friday approved a settlement between Detroit and two global banks over a disastrous financial bet engineered by former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s administration. Rhodes — who had rejected two previous settlements as too generous for UBS and Bank of America — ruled […]

April 11, 2014