Ex-Detroit mayor appears in court on new charges
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick during his sentencing in October 2008.
January 11th, 2011
02:19 AM ET

Ex-Detroit mayor appears in court on new charges

Kwame Kilpatrick, the imprisoned former mayor of Detroit, pleaded not guilty to new charges of racketeering, extortion, bribery and filing false tax returns Monday, court officials said.

Kilpatrick along with four other defendants were at the arraignment in federal court in Michigan.

The five defendants were silent as their charges were read to them and not guilty pleas were entered for them.

A pre-trial hearing was set for April 13.

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  1. Cesar

    @boomer: You're not even on topic moron.

    January 11, 2011 at 1:08 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    wow boomer im scared now that uve involved the opinion police lol and cesar i now understand why u wanta slap someone!

    January 11, 2011 at 1:11 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    get him cesar lol hes just frustrated cuz he cant get outta his house cuz his {tattle} tail is wrapped around it trapping him inside lmao

    January 11, 2011 at 1:15 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    and another thing i dont believe detroit is the murder capital any longer

    January 11, 2011 at 1:19 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Cesar

    @boomer, Oh, I'm shaking. Will I get detention or 3 licks. @Chrissy: boomer must be a Twitter reject. Reminds me of the kid in the 8th grade with white socks and high waters and always telling on everybody. Sorry, but I think Detroit is a violent city. I'm sure it has its bright sides. I'llll be bacgghhhhhhhkk.

    January 11, 2011 at 2:27 pm | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    dont get me wrong cesar detroit is rough but im sure there are worse. it just p*sses me off when exploits someone less fortunate just to stroke their ego

    January 11, 2011 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  7. chrissy

    *ppl exploits is what i meant to say

    January 11, 2011 at 7:21 pm | Report abuse |
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