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Jury convicts ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick of corruption; sent to jail until sentence

• Washington Post
Jurors in a city buffeted by financial crisis convicted former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick on corruption charges Monday, capping a five-month trial that exposed a brazen pay-to-play culture during his years in office while the distressed city lost jobs and people and veered toward insolvency.