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Detroit Mom, Son Get Prison For $1 Million Tax Scam

Detroit Mom, Son Get Prison For Million Tax Scam DETROIT (WWJ/AP) – Tax fraud turned out to be a family affair for a Detroit mother and her son. Valerie Butler, 48, and Garry Young Jr., 25, were sentenced to federal prison this week after pleading guilty to conspiracy to obtain payment of a claim … […]

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Ex-Wayne County IT boss gets prison time for accepting bribes

A former top official in Wayne County has been sentenced to 57 … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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'It was relatively simple,' says Ionia prison escapee

'It was relatively simple,' says Ionia prison escapee Elliot, who was convicted of four murders, is back behind bars now, awaiting extradition to Michigan, and spoke exclusively to the Detroit Free Press during his one phone call, detailing the escape. □ Related: 2 Ionia prison employees suspended after … Full News here – Read more on […]

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‘It was relatively simple,’ says Ionia prison escapee

Michael David Elliot, 40, wore a couple of layers of white thermals and a blue uniform on top, tearing it a little bit so he could easily rip it off when he dove into the snow at the Ionia Correctional Facility Sunday. Full News here – freep

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‘Highly intoxicated’ Roseville man pulls gun on paramedics, now faces four years in prison

Steven DeKane, 50, of Roseville, is likely regretting his actions last Friday morning. He now faces up to four years in prison after police say DeKane, while intoxicated, aimed a .25-caliber handgun at paramedics when they entered his apartment on the 30000 block of Sandhurst about 11:30 a.m. intending to help him. Full News here […]

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Ex-Michigan Supreme Court Justice Hathaway wants out of prison early

Former state Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway wants out of federal prison six months early and claims officials have refused to send her to a halfway house. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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Former Bashara handyman gets in trouble in prison – over horseshoes

Joseph Gentz, who is serving prison time in the killing of a Grosse Pointe Park woman, threatened a prison officer, according to the Michigan Department of Corrections. Full News here – freep

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Woman gets prison for faking illness to flee jail

A convicted meth dealer who faked a pregnancy-related problem in an effort to escape from the Livingston County jail has received a … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Parents of Renisha McBride want daughter’s killer to spend life in prison

The parents of Renisha McBride said Friday that they hope the man who killed their daughter spends the rest of his life in jail. Full News here – Detroit News

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Bernard Kilpatrick gets 15 months in prison

Associated Press – The father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for a tax crime. Full News here – Crain’s Detroit Business – Latest Detroit News

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Bernard Kilpatrick sentenced to prison

It’s less time than federal prosecutors wanted for the former mayor’s father, but the judge still came down hard on Bernard Kilpatrick – telling him she believed he was part of the racketeering conspiracy – even though he wasn’t convicted of that. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Bernard Kilpatrick learns if he’ll serve prison time this afternoon

Berrnard Kilpatrick, the 72-year-old father of Kwame Kilpatrick hopes to remain a free man when U.S. District Judge Nancy G. Edmunds delivers her sentence at 2 p.m. Thursday. Full News here – Detroit News

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Prison sought for Bernard Kilpatrick

Federal prosecutors are recommending up to nearly three years in prison for former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s father, who was convicted of a tax crime while his son was found guilty of much more serious corruption charges. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Prison sentence sought for Kwame Kilpatrick’s dad

Federal prosecutors are recommending prison next week for the father of former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick … Full News here – Click On Detroit News

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Feds: Bernard Kilpatrick should spend 3 years in prison

Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s father Bernard should spend almost three years in federal prison for a tax crime stemming from the City Hall corruption case, prosecutors said. Full News here – Metro/State News RSS from The Detroit News

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