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Jury convicts ex-Detroit mayor of corruption

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  • Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges.

    Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges.
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Associated Press

Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was convicted Monday of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation's youngest big-city leaders. Jurors convicted Kilpatrick of a raft of crimes, including racketeering conspiracy, which carries a maximum punishment of 20 years behind bars.

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