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: Woman Assaulted By Juvenile Suspects On SEPTA Train Tuesday Night
On Wednesday, a judge sent the jury home early. He said he needed to work out some quote snags between the attorneys.READ MORE: Police Investigating After ATM Explodes At Kensington Gas Station
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: 3 Injured, Including Teen, After Gas Explosion Inside South Philadelphia Home
Both men deny the charges.