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No Verdict Yet as Federal Jury Weighs Corruption Case of Phila. Ironworkers’ Boss

After 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.

01/16/2015

(US District Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Ed Fischer)

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.

01/15/2015

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Judge In Trial Of Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Boss Denies Request To Excuse Juror

The judge presiding over the racketeering trial of former Philadelphia Ironworkers Local 401 leader Joseph Dougherty has denied a request to excuse one of the jurors.

01/06/2015

(The US Courthouse in Philadelphia.  File photo by Tony Hanson)

Bucks Man Sentenced For Posting Unwitting Daughter’s Nude Photos on Internet

The 58-year-old defendant admitted using secret cameras to photograph his daughter and her friends without their knowledge.

01/07/2014

Main Line Man Sentenced To 33-Years In $14 Million Ponzi Scheme

A Main Line man who conned investors out of millions through a Ponzi scheme will be spending virtually the rest of his life in prison.

04/10/2012

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Judge OKs Infusion of Funds For Foundering Chester Upland School District

Judge Michael Baylson’s decision starts the clock running for the Pennsylvania Department of Education to advance some $3.2 million to the Chester Upland school district no later than close of business on Thursday.

01/17/2012

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Hundreds Of Chester Upland School District Employees Face ‘Payless’ Payday

No ruling from a Philadelphia federal judge on a lawsuit filed by the Chester Upland School District that seeks to force Pennsylvania education officials to advance them subsidy payments so they can make payroll next week.

01/14/2012

Victims Applaud As Mortgage Con Man Is Sent To Prison

Victims in a federal courtroom in Philadelphia literally applaud after a judge sentenced a mortgage fraudster to over 13 years in prison. Authorities say there were over 200 victims.

06/21/2011

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