Nightly News   |  October 10, 2013

Former Detroit mayor sentenced to 28 years in prison

Kwame Kilpatrick, the former Mayor of Detroit who was convicted of two dozen charges, including racketeering and extortion, was sentenced to 28 years in prison. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>> a federal judge today threw the book at the former mayor of destroi detroit. kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in the jail for worsening the city's financial crisis . he was convicted of two does counts in march. 18 other officials from his tenure as mayor have been convicted as well. the city, of course, is now in bankruptcy.