Kwame Kilpatrick - Bio, News, Photos - Washington Times
Skip to content

Kwame Kilpatrick

Latest Stories

kilpatrick

kilpatrick

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption in 2013. (Associated Press)

44093157fe418d14550f6a706700b337.jpg

44093157fe418d14550f6a706700b337.jpg

FILE--In this Sept. 12, 2011 file photo, Derrick Miller, ex-aide to Kwame Kilpatrick, leaves federal court in Detroit. Miller is returning to Detroit federal court Thursday, May 29, 2014 for his sentence for corruption. Miller pleaded guilty and testified against Kilpatrick, who is serving a 28-year prison sentence. Miller is asking a judge to spare him from prison Thursday as a reward for his cooperation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, Ankur Dholakia) MANDATORY CREDIT, DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT

detroit-ex-mayorjpeg-038d4_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

detroit-ex-mayorjpeg-038d4_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

** FILE ** In this May 25, 2010, file photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits at his sentencing in Wayne County Circuit Court on an obstruction-of-justice conviction. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Detroit Ex Mayor.JPEG-038d4.jpg

Detroit Ex Mayor.JPEG-038d4.jpg

** FILE ** In this May 25, 2010, file photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits at his sentencing in Wayne County Circuit Court on an obstruction-of-justice conviction. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

detroit-ex-mayor_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

detroit-ex-mayor_lea_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick leaves federal court in Detroit on Monday, March 11, 2013, after being convicted on corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation's youngest big-city leaders. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza)

Detroit Ex-Mayor_Lea.jpg

Detroit Ex-Mayor_Lea.jpg

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick leaves federal court in Detroit on Monday, March 11, 2013, after being convicted on corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation's youngest big-city leaders. (AP Photo/Detroit Free Press, Ryan Garza)

detroit-ex-mayor_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

detroit-ex-mayor_live_mugshot_four_by_three.jpg

**FILE** Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick walks to federal court on Sept. 6, 2012 in Detroit with attorney Jim Thomas. Kilpatrick, his father Bernard, former city water boss Victor Mercado and Kilpatrick associate Bobby Ferguson are accused of a sweeping corruption scheme. (Associated Press/Detroit News)

Detroit Ex Mayor_Live.jpg

Detroit Ex Mayor_Live.jpg

**FILE** Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick walks to federal court on Sept. 6, 2012 in Detroit with attorney Jim Thomas. Kilpatrick, his father Bernard, former city water boss Victor Mercado and Kilpatrick associate Bobby Ferguson are accused of a sweeping corruption scheme. (Associated Press/Detroit News)

20100627-192026-pic-357092362.jpg

20100627-192026-pic-357092362.jpg

Kwame Kilpatrick was indicted last week on federal fraud and tax charges, accused of turning a charity into a personal slush fund. The 40-year-old former mayor has been in state prison since May for violating probation in a criminal case tied to sexually explicit text messages and an affair with a top aide. (Associated Press)

20100623-195616-pic-724216177.jpg

20100623-195616-pic-724216177.jpg

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick listens to a judge sentence him in May for probation violations. Kilpatrick was indicted on federal fraud and tax charges Wednesday. He is accused of using his tax-exempt charity, the Kirkpatrick Civic Fund, as a slush fund for personal expenses. (Associated Press)