Mobster Joey Merlino Headed Back to Prison For Parole ViolationsA judge in Philadelphia has ruled that Merlino violated the terms of his supervised release by meeting with a convicted felon and a former co-defendant inside the Havana Nights Cigar Bar, in Boca Raton.
Philadelphia Mob Retrial Heads To Closing ArgumentsClosing arguments are set Monday in the retrial of reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi.
After Two Re-Starts, Jury Deliberations Resume In Ligambi Organized Crime TrialJury deliberations, which began two weeks ago, have not gone smoothly. Two jurors have been removed, one for illness, the other because the juror reportedly knew a witness and reported it during deliberations. Each time the jury had to start over.
Accused Philly Mob Leader's Lawyer Gives Closing ArgumentsVeteran mob lawyer Edwin Jacobs gave closing arguments Monday on behalf of accused Philadelphia mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi.
Mob Threats or Idle Talk? Trial of 7 Alleged Philadelphia Mobsters ContinuesAs the trial for accused Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Ligambi continues, a gambler and bookmaker -- and now cooperating witness -- has testified that his failure to repay money he owed to the mob resulted in threats.
Testimony Begins Today In Ligambi Racketeering TrialAfter a full day of opening statements yesterday, testimony is scheduled to begin this morning in the federal racketeering conspiracy trial of alleged mob boss Joseph Ligambi and six other men.
Trial Opens For Accused Philadelphia Mob Leader Joseph LigambiCold-blooded mobsters, or victims targeted by overzealous and desperate authorities? That's the choice laid out for the jury.