Kilpatrick to Plead Guilty, Resign, Serve Jail Time


The Detroit Mayor strikes a deal with the prosecutor, is expected to plead guilty to two felony counts of obstruction of justice, serve four months in jail, pay up to $1 million in restitution.

Under the deal he must also leave office within two weeks.

Earlier: Obama tells the Detroit Free Press he thinks Kilpatrick should resign.

“It is time for the mayor to step aside so that the city can move forward and get back to business.”

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