Philadelphia Ironworkers' Union Boss Guilty on All Counts in Racketeering TrialAfter five days of deliberations, a federal jury in Philadelphia has found former Philadelphia ironworkers' union head Joseph Dougherty guilty of corruption and related offenses.
Jury Deliberations Enter 5th Day In Racketeering Trial Of Former Ironworkers' BossThe trial judge admonished jurors last week that they must deliberate and they took an oath, after he received a note from the jury foreman.
No Verdict Yet as Federal Jury Weighs Corruption Case of Phila. Ironworkers' BossAfter an apparently rough four days of deliberations, the jury in the federal trial of ironworkers' union Local 401 boss Joseph Dougherty is in recess until Tuesday.
Judge Tells Jurors in Racketeering Trial of Ironworkers' Boss, "You Must Deliberate''The flurry of activity at the US District Courthouse began when the jury foreman sent a note to Judge Michael Baylson.
Federal Racketeering Case Against Ironworkers' Boss Heads to JuryDefense attorney Fortunato Perri Jr. has downplayed alleged threats by Joseph Dougherty, secretly recorded, as mere "testosterone talk."
More Testimony Against Phila. Ironworkers' Union Boss in Federal Racketeering TrialSean O’Donnell, who pleaded guilty to vandalizing a nonuion work site and who is cooperating with the prosecution, testified that Joseph Dougherty knew of and approved of the illegal attacks.
Prosecution Winds Down Case Against Former Ironworkers Union BossDougherty is accused of conspiring with the cooperators and others to commit violent acts against non-union job sites and workers.
Former Ironworker Offical Testifies Union Boss Knew About Illegal 'Nightwork,' Details Construction Site SabotageFormer Ironworkers business agent Edward Sweeney testified Dougherty was usually told after the fact.
Victims Recount Beatings By Union Workers In Trial Of Former Ironworkers BossA federal jury in the trial of former Ironworkers Local 401 leader Joseph Dougherty heard from two men Wednesday who were beaten by union members who were upset about work done at a non-union job site.
Ironworker Who Admits Torching Construction Sites Returns To The Stand In Trial of Joseph DoughertyDefense lawyer Fortunato Perri Jr. says there's no evidence Dougherty ordered criminal acts. He points a finger of blame at business agents within Local 401, jockeying for power at the Union Hall.
Trial Begins To Determine If Former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Boss Ruled With Iron FistA federal prosecutor tells a jury the former Ironworkers Local 401 boss ruled with an iron fist. But the defense denies he ordered the acts of violence committed by others.
Racketeering Trial Set To Begin For Former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union BossFormer Philadelphia ironworkers union boss Joseph Dougherty faces federal trial today for allegedly running his union like an organized crime operation to get work for union members.