IBEW Local 98

John Dougherty and Bobby Henon
KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
July 08, 2019 - 5:02 pm
UPDATED: 9:40 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Attorneys for IBEW Local 98 leader John Dougherty and City Councilman Bobby Henon asked a federal judge Monday to dismiss corruption charges against their clients. The attorneys argued that the acts described in the 116-count public corruption...
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George Peltz has been senteced. He is the first defendant in the federal authorities' case against "Johnny Doc."
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
May 20, 2019 - 7:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The owner of an electrical contracting company, who admitted to his tax fraud role in a case that now includes indicted labor leader John Dougherty and seven others, has been sentenced. He is the first defendant in the federal authorities' case against "Johnny Doc."...
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Electrical outlets featuring an arc-fault circuit interruptor.
Paul Kurtz/KYW Newsradio
Paul Kurtz
March 13, 2019 - 10:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new provision in the national electrical code is causing some nuisance and financial issues for homeowners. New homes, renovations and additions are now required to use new electrical outlets using arc-fault circuit interrupters, or AFCIs. An AFCI breaks the circuit...
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John Dougherty is shown outside Federal court in Philadelphia
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
February 08, 2019 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania State Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty's lawyer said he never knowingly benefited from any money allegedly stolen from Local 98, the union his older brother has run for more than 25 years. Calling him an "honest public servant who has done nothing...
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City Councilman Bobby Henon
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Pat Loeb
February 07, 2019 - 12:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Councilman Bobby Henon attended his first council session since he was indicted last week , along with his close ally, IBEW Local 98 labor leader John Dougherty . Henon proclaimed his innocence on his way in. "I have done nothing wrong and I will not speak to the...
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John Dougherty (center) leaves his first court appearance.
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Kristen Johanson
February 06, 2019 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors are continuing their investigation into IBEW Local 98 leader John Dougherty and Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon - as well as six other defendants - following last week’s grand jury indictment, and more charges could be filed. Federal...
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John Dougherty (center) leaves his first court appearance.
Steve Tawa/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
February 01, 2019 - 1:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two days after the sweeping 116-count public corruption indictment was unsealed against Local 98 union leader John Dougherty and seven others, he made his first court appearance. As participants settled in the courtroom, with the prosecution team on one side and...
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City Councilman Bobby Henon
Mike Dunn
Kristen Johanson
January 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Councilman Bobby Henon was arraigned Thursday on bribery, conspiracy and fraud charges just a day after federal authorities announced the indictment against him and seven others, including IBEW Local 98 leader John Dougherty. READ: Dougherty, Henon, 6 others...
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Jennifer Arbittier Williams, first assistant U.S. Attorney, discusses the federal indictment at a press conference involving John Dougherty and Bobby Henon.
Kristen Johanson/KYW Newsradio
Steve Tawa
January 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the eight people named in Wednesday's 116-count public corruption indictment are due to appear in court Friday before a magistrate, the feds say the investigation is ongoing. Union leader John Dougherty and Councilman Bobby Henon have repeatedly denied the...
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Councilman David Oh
Photo Credit: Mike Dunn
Pat Loeb
January 30, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Hall is buzzing about the Local 98 indictment, but very few people are talking to reporters. Councilman Henon is not in his office, but his staff is handing out a statement from him that begins, "I have done nothing wrong." It goes on to defend his...
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