More Testimony Against Phila. Ironworkers' Union Boss in Federal Racketeering TrialSean O’Donnell, who pleaded guilty to vandalizing a nonuion work site and who is cooperating with the prosecution, testified that Joseph Dougherty knew of and approved of the illegal attacks.
Prosecution Winds Down Case Against Former Ironworkers Union BossDougherty is accused of conspiring with the cooperators and others to commit violent acts against non-union job sites and workers.
Victims Recount Beatings By Union Workers In Trial Of Former Ironworkers BossA federal jury in the trial of former Ironworkers Local 401 leader Joseph Dougherty heard from two men Wednesday who were beaten by union members who were upset about work done at a non-union job site.
Trial Begins To Determine If Former Philadelphia Ironworkers Union Boss Ruled With Iron FistA federal prosecutor tells a jury the former Ironworkers Local 401 boss ruled with an iron fist. But the defense denies he ordered the acts of violence committed by others.
Year In Review: Carjacking, Sexual Assault And The Massacre Of A Family In North PhiladelphiaTwo young men are now awaiting trial in a case of carjacking, sexual assault, and the massacre of a family.
Year In Review: Traffic Court Corruption Exposed In Court In 2014Corruption brought down Philadelphia's Traffic court in 2013 and justice for those charged unfolded in 2014.
Guilty Plea From 1 Defendant in Phila. 'Basement of Horrors' CaseJean McIntosh, daughter of the alleged family and criminal leader, has pleaded guilty to charges including conspiracy to commit racketeering, hate crimes against the disabled, and kidnapping resulting in death.
A Philadelphia Police Dept. Toy Drive Goes Viral, Netting a Thousand ToysAnd it's about to bring Christmas joy to some of the city's most vulnerable and desperate residents.
More Than Just Academics As Philadelphia School Arranges a Sisters' ReunionAirman First Class Schen Gordon, 21, ran and embraced her sister, Shai, as staff and the entire senior class at the Charter High School for Architecure and Design cheered wildly.
Former Daycare Operator Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Drowning Death Of 7-Year-Old BoyA former Philadelphia Daycare operator has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the drowning death of a seven-year-old boy in a dirty in-ground backyard pool.
Phila. Traffic Judge Pleads Guilty in Another Corruption CaseBut the new conviction won't mean additional prison time. The newly imposed sentence will run concurrently with her previous two-year federal sentence.
Center City Beating Victim Describes Anti-Gay Slurs He Says Preceded AttackOne of two men beaten in the incident implicated all three defendants -- Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott, and Phillip Williams -- in the slurs and ensuing violence.
Chaka Fattah Jr. Ignores Judge's Advice, Insists on Representing Himself at Tax TrialChaka Fattah Jr., son of the Philadelphia congressman, is now both client and legal counsel in his federal case.
First-Degree Murder Conviction in 2012 Shooting Death of Philadelphia CopJudge Jeffrey Minehart found Rafael Jones (right photo) guilty in the attempted robbery and subsequent murder of Moses Walker Jr., who was on his way home after completing his shift in the 22nd police district.
Dramatic Testimony In Trial Of Accused Philadelphia Cop-KillerWitnesses have detailed the final minutes of Officer Moses Walker’s life, and a critical decision to walk from the station house.