Local 98

An inflatable pig has a Rolex on his wrist, pockets full of cash and a cigar in his mouth, and one of his hooves is wrapped around the neck of a construction worker.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
A nearly 30-foot-high inflatable pig in front of a construction site on a busy Philadelphia street drew attention to a heated labor dispute in the city.
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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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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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