The man who came into power as the youngest mayor in Detroit history leaves as the only chief executive charged with a felony. The decision in 2003 by Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick and his former chief of staff, Christine Beatty, to remove Gary Brown from the helm of internal affairs snowballed into a wide-reaching scandal. Lying about the decision under oath during a whistleblower trial eventually cost them their jobs, and landed them behind bars.
Kwame Kilpatrick under fire
The Detroit News aims to provide a forum that fosters smart, civil discussions on the news and events that we cover. The News will not condone personal attacks, off topic posts or brutish language on our site. If you find a comment that you believe violates these standards, please click the "X" in the upper right corner of the post to report it.
Celebrate Michigan Photo Contest
- Former Michigan star Denard Robinson adjusts to being out of spotlight
- 5 years bring occupants or hope to 31 vacant downtown Detroit buildings
- Rick Porcello's 3-hit shutout gem highlights Tigers' second straight win over Rays
- Michigan feeling bullish about its run game
- Live tweets: Tigers minor league pitcher Evan Reed in court over alleged sexual assault
- Oil well battle moves to suburbs
- Tigers reportedly a finalist to land Rusney Castillo, but he's not an immediate solution
- Cardinal Szoka, Detroit's archbishop in the 1980s, has died
- A coupe coup: The Cadillac ATS Coupe dazzles
- Warren Mayor Fouts sues to stop Prop 1
- 2.5K tech center workers waiting for GM flood mop-up
- Former MSU star Le'Veon Bell arrested with Steelers teammate
$104,9993 bedrooms, 1 bathReal Living Kee RealtyCarol Lukity586-634-3933Updated & tastefully decorated kitchen w/ door wall to sunroom that has a Tiki Bar! New roof July '14! New C/A 12',HWT 10', Gar. door opener 12', Dual electric meters, Updated bath w/Ceramic tile, new vanity & the works! Beautiful recently refinished hardwood floors t/out. Vinyl windows & glass block windows in the basement. Newer furnace, privacy fenced yard too! Partially finished basement - dry walled & ceiling sprayed. All appliances are negotiable depending upon offer. Nicely landscaped!
$129,900WARREN - 28484 PatriciaReal Living Kee RealtyCarol Lukity586-634-3933Updated 1200 sq ft ranch w/1.5 baths, Oak kitchen w/ceramic back splash, both baths updated top to bottom! Doorwall off kitchen to deck & beautiful yard. 2 1/2 Car garage. New Furnace, C/A, HWT. Must see!
$109,9993 bedroom ranch....... too much to mention!Real Living Kee RealtyCarol Lukity586-634-3933$109,999.00 in St. Clair Shores with Lakeshore schools! 3 Bedroom ranch with partially finished basement with half bath, bedroom & bar. Updates including: Roof, pavers in rear, Vinyl Windows, Oak kitchen with hardwood floors, doorwall to deck, new carpet, privacy fenced yard, 2 1/2 car garage w/remote. Too much to mention! Call Carol at: 586-634-3933 to view.
$795 to $1,2301-3 bedroom apartments & townhomes.Leasing Agent(248)643-6644A generous variety of apartment and townhouse floor plans with up to 1,800 square feet of living space. All homes feature luxury lifestyle appointments such as gourmet kitchens with frost-free refrigerators and dishwashers, ceramic tiled baths, large closets, window treatments, private patios/balconies, air-conditioning, individual alarm systems and available covered parking.
$299,9994 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATHREAL LIVING KEYJUDI810-397-5305SHELBY TWP. - Open Sun. 1-4. 14015 Strathmore, fabulous, 4 bdrm. colonial split, granite kitchen, 2.5 bath, finished basement, large corner lot, with private courtyard style patio. Motivated sellers. $299,999. Call Judi 810-397-5305. Real Living Key email@example.com
$169,000This is a Beautiful Turn Key PropertySTATEWIDE RE OF CURTISVICKI Bender989-280-6026Turn key home. 3 br. 1.5 bath. Great family retreat, sandy beach dock included. Great area in the U.P., secluded area with great fishing & swimming $169,000. State Wide Real Estate of Curtis Call Vicki 989.280.6026
$450IDEAL FOR SENIORS!517-219-3744Detroit W-Move in Special! Beautiful 1 bedroom apt, c/a & heat. Stove, Refrigerator, Seniors & SSI welcome. Section 8 OK! $450/mo. 517-219-3744
$775,0004 Bedrooms • 5 Bathrooms • 1 Half Baths • 3,864 Sq. FeetReal Estate OneRobert Weltman248-408-5171A beautiful home built in 2000 on a DOUBLE LOT. Filled with character, boasting a large covered front porch, newer granite kitchen and stainless steel appliances. See all of the amenities...
More from The Detroit News
Seen in the Photo Store
Purchase Detroit News images of historic events, scenes, places and people.Go to the PhotoStore
The Detroit News Apps
Stay up to date on the go with the latest from The Detroit News apps
Our apps connect you with the best news, sports, auto and entertainment coverage from our team of award-winning journalists.