PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An update in the corruption trial of labor leader John Dougherty and city Councilmember Bobby Henon. The prosecution says it’s finished laying out its evidence and will officially rest its case on Monday, paving the way for the defense to begin.
Eyewitness News was there Thursday morning as Dougherty walked into federal court.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Searching For Suspect After 6-Year-Old Found Safe In Checkers Parking Lot
On Wednesday, a judge sent the jury home early. He said he needed to work out some quote snags between the attorneys.READ MORE: Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw Claims She's Not Resigning, Despite Rumors Saying She Might Become New York City's Top Cop
The trial continued as normal on Thursday.
Prosecutors say Doughtery continued to pay Henon for a Local 98 job after his election and in exchange, Henon allowed Doughtery to control his vote.MORE NEWS: Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter Sounds Off On District Attorney Larry Krasner In Inquirer Op-Ed
Both men deny the charges.