Federal Prosecutors Plan To Retry City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, Wife Dawn Chavous After Mistrial Declared In Bribery CaseProsecutors claim Johnson accepted bribes disguised through a consulting contract with his wife.
Mistrial Declared In Federal Bribery Trial Of Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta JohnsonThe jury heard testimony for over three weeks.
No Verdict Reached Thursday In Federal Bribery Trial Of Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta JohnsonAttorneys for Johnson and Chavous deny any wrongdoing.
Defense To Start Calling Witnesses In Federal Bribery Trial Of City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, Wife Dawn ChavousThe government alleges Johnson and Chavous misused grant funds.
Kenyatta Johnson Could Become Second City Councilmember To Be Convicted Of Federal Crime In 2022The prosecution is arguing councilman Johnson's seat was sold in a bribery scheme. They claim Dawn Chavous was given a consultant job for Universal Companies in exchange for Johnson's vote on key projects.
Philadelphia City Councilmember Kenyatta Johnson, Wife Plead Not Guilty To Federal Corruption ChargesFederal prosecutors say the councilman and his wife were part of a years-long pay-to-play corruption scheme.
Philadelphia Councilman Kenyatta Johnson Fights Back Against Federal Corruption Charges Against Him, WifeFederal prosecutors say the two business executives paid Johnson to use his power on City Council to re-zone properties in South Philadelphia, including the former Royal Theatre.