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Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick convicted under federal corruption charges

Copyright ImageClick to View Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick leaves federal court after being convicted Monday, in Detroit, of corruption charges, ensuring a return to prison for a man once among the nation’s youngest big-city leaders.(Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press/AP) Former Detroit Mayor Kwame…  …

Blagojevich heads to jail for corruption

CHICAGO — Ousted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich reports to prison on Thursday to serve a 14 year sentence for trying to auction off President Barack Obama’s vacated US Senate seat and a host of other corruption charges. The Democratic governor was arrested in the midst of what prosecutors called a…