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Eddie B. Allen Jr.

U.S. outlines corruption case against ex-Detroit mayor

Sep 21 2012

DETROIT Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick ran a criminal enterprise out of his office to enrich himself and family and friends, U.S. prosecutors said on Friday at the opening of Kilpatrick's public corruption trial.

Jury selection opens in former Detroit mayor's corruption trial

Sep 06 2012

DETROIT Jury selection began on Thursday in the trial of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who was elected in 2001 as a bright hope to reverse the city's decades of decline but now faces up to 30 years in prison if convicted of federal corruption charges.

Film "Sparkle" recalls a time when Detroit shined

Aug 23 2012

DETROIT A two-story house on West Grand Boulevard was once a music-makers' paradise, but is now a monument - a museum, really - to a colorful city that, behind new movie "Sparkle", is recalling its past with renewed pride.

Film "Sparkle" recalls a time when Detroit shined

Aug 23 2012

DETROIT A two-story house on West Grand Boulevard was once a music-makers' paradise, but is now a monument - a museum, really - to a colourful city that, behind new movie "Sparkle", is recalling its past with renewed pride.

Film 'Sparkle' recalls a time when Detroit shined

Aug 23 2012

DETROIT A two-story house on West Grand Boulevard was once a music-makers' paradise, but is now a monument - a museum, really - to a colorful city that, behind new movie "Sparkle", is recalling its past with renewed pride.

Film "Sparkle" recalls a time when Detroit shined

Aug 23 2012

DETROIT A two-story house on West Grand Boulevard was once a music-makers' paradise, but is now a monument - a museum, really - to a colorful city that, behind new movie "Sparkle", is recalling its past with renewed pride.

Crack-dealer-turned-filmmaker offers cautionary tale

Jul 03 2012

DETROIT Convicted crack dealer DeWayne Wilkerson would be in prison until 2015 if not for changes in Michigan's controversial "mandatory minimum" laws. Instead he has made a film.

Crack-dealer-turned-filmmaker offers cautionary tale

Jul 03 2012

DETROIT Convicted crack dealer DeWayne Wilkerson would be in prison until 2015 if not for changes in Michigan's controversial "mandatory minimum" laws. Instead he has made a film.

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