corruption

Inspector General Amy Kurland is leaving the position after 12 years of fighting corruption to join the Municipal Integrity team of nonprofit Bloomberg Associates.
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Pat Loeb
February 09, 2020 - 11:49 am
Philadelphia's longest-serving Inspector General is leaving her post, after having investigated hundreds of corruption cases and recovered millions of dollars during 12 years on the job. Read more here.
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Kenyatta Johnson
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Pat Loeb
January 29, 2020 - 11:24 am
Federal prosecutors have charged another Philadelphia city councilmember with using the office for personal gain. The target this time, Kenyatta Johnson, has denied any wrongdoing. Read more here.
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John Dougherty (center) leaves his first court appearance.
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Pat Loeb
January 27, 2020 - 3:56 pm
James Moylan, the former chair of Philadelphia's Zoning Board of Adjustment, will serve 15 months in jail, after getting caught up in the federal investigation of electricians union leader John Dougherty. Read more here.
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KYW In Depth
KYW In Depth
January 17, 2020 - 9:41 am
A century ago, Prohibition didn't keep the liquor from pouring in Philadelphia. "There was widespread lawlessness, in particular in Philadelphia, and across the country," says Annie Anderson, a historian, author, and researcher at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. This week on KYW In Depth...
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Kristen Johanson
December 16, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Donald Jones, once tied to longtime Democratic U.S. Rep. Bob Brady, was sentenced to one year in prison for his role in a public corruption case. Read more here.
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Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Voters in a West Philadelphia district in the state House of Representatives will replace Movita Johnson-Harrell, a lawmaker accused of stealing from a charity during a special election, early next year. Read more here.
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Josh Shapiro announces corruption charges against Pa. state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell.
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Tony Romeo
December 04, 2019 - 10:15 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has announced criminal charges against state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, include theft, perjury and tampering with evidence. Read more here.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during an extended faction meeting of the right-wing bloc members at the Knesset, in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019.
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AP News
November 21, 2019 - 11:53 am
Israel's attorney general on Thursday formally charged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a series of corruption cases, throwing the country's paralyzed political system into further disarray and threatening the long-time leader's grip on power. Read more.
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An inflatable pig sits outside of UAW Local 659 in Flint on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
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AP News
November 06, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A retired vice president of the United Auto Workers union on Wednesday became the 13th person to be charged in a federal investigation of alleged corruption at the union and auto companies.
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Atlantic City Council President Marty Small
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David Madden
October 16, 2019 - 7:00 pm
Marty Small was unanimously selected by his City Council colleagues in Atlantic City to take over as Mayor until voters decide next year on a replacement to Frank Gilliam, who resigned after pleading guilty to theft charges in federal court earlier this month.
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