Charges Filed in Detroit Mayor Scandal

Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was indicted today on perjury and obstruction of justice charges by a county prosecutor who said the mayor had "mocked" the justice system. Kilpatrick held a news conference a short time later to insist that he would not resign and that he expected a jury to exonerate him. Kikpatrick and his former chief of staff Christine Beatty were charged in a 12-count indictment that stemmed from their alleged attempt to hide their love affair. The cover-up became public...Full Story
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