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.READ MORE: Former Giants CB James Bradberry Agrees To Terms On 1-Year Deal With Philadelphia Eagles
The judge told the jurors to keep working. They will return to the deliberation room on Tuesday.READ MORE: Pennsylvania US Senate Race Between Republicans Mehmet Oz, Dave McCormick Too Close To Call
Prosecutors allege Johnson accepted bribes, disguised through a consulting contract with his wife, Dawn Chavous.MORE NEWS: WATCH LIVE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy, Acting AG Matthew J. Platkin To Make Law Enforcement Announcement
Attorneys for Johnson and Chavous maintain their clients did nothing wrong.