By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A major development in the federal bribery trial of Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson and his wife. The jury is having trouble reaching a verdict.

That’s what they told the judge before ending their third day of deliberations Monday.

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The judge told the jurors to keep working. They will return to the deliberation room on Tuesday.

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Prosecutors allege Johnson accepted bribes, disguised through a consulting contract with his wife, Dawn Chavous.

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Attorneys for Johnson and Chavous maintain their clients did nothing wrong.