Latest Kwame Kilpatrick News

Ex-Detroit mayor wants out of prison, seeks Trump's help

Jun. 13, 2018 11:04 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is ready to leave federal prison and is seeking a little help from President Donald Trump. The request is part of a Facebook blog called "The Freedom and Justice Trust." The writer identified himself in the post as Kwame M. Kilpatrick. He writes that...

Ex-Detroit mayor Kilpatrick moved to New Jersey prison

Jun. 6, 2018 3:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved to a low-security federal prison in New Jersey. The federal Bureau of Prisons says the 47-year-old Kilpatrick was moved Tuesday to the Federal Correctional Institution at Fort Dix. He had been in prison in Oklahoma. It says in an email...

Ex-Detroit mayor Kilpatrick transferred to another prison

Jun. 5, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Disgraced ex-Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been moved from a federal prison in Oklahoma to a federal detention center in Philadelphia. The Detroit News reports that the 47-year-old Kilpatrick was transferred Monday. Kilpatrick was sentenced in 2013 to 28 years in prison for...

Imprisoned ex-Detroit mayor, friends owe another $7.4M

May. 1, 2018 6:22 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The amount of money owed by imprisoned ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick continues to grow. A federal judge has ordered Kilpatrick and friends Derrick Miller and Bobby Ferguson to pay a contractor more than $7.4 million for profits lost to bid-rigging on water department contracts. The...