The High Cost of Kwame Kilpatrick

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  • The Moment of Truth
  • A High Price to Pay
  • Friends in Low Places
  • Bad Relations
  • No Honor Among Thieves
  • Steal From the Old
  • Muddy Waters
  • Sticky Fingers
  • In Hindsight
  • History Maker
  • So Busted!
  • Kicking Back
  • The Beginning of the End
  • The Slammer
  • In Trouble Again
  • There's More
  • Throwing Away the Key
  • Freed Again
  • On Trial
  • Seriously, Dude?
  • Guilty, Your Honor

The Moment of Truth

Disgraced former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison for corruption on Thursday. Here's a look back at his rise and fall, and how his "extortion, kickback and bribery rackets contributed to the Motor City's financial crisis and struggle to bounce back from bankruptcy, according to reports from the Detroit Free Press. – Joyce Jones

(Photo: AP Photo/File)

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