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Kenney’s Alliance With Johnny Doc Looks Worse By the Day

I had a nice little chuckle the other day when I was reading the latest installment in a growing series of Inquirer stories about FBI investigations involving local […]

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Report: FBI Warrant Offers Deeper Look Into Johnny Doc Investigation

A search warrant is reportedly yielding new insight into the FBI’s investigation of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 98 and John Dougherty, the union’s business […]


You Won’t Believe What Bobby Henon Said About the FBI Raid (Psych, He Didn’t Say Anything)

It’s been 19 days since the FBI raided City Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, and he still won’t answer any questions about it.

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Report: FBI Investigating Philly D.A. Seth Williams’ Nonprofit

The FBI is investigating Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams‘ nonprofit, the Second Chance Foundation, according to the Inquirer.


Bobby Henon *Still* Not Answering Questions About FBI Raid

Councilman Bobby Henon is still not answering questions about the FBI raid of his office two weeks ago. We asked for an interview earlier this week. […]


Bobby Henon Won’t Answer Any Questions About the FBI’s Raid of His Office

Two Fridays ago, the FBI stormed into City Councilman Bobby Henon’s office and packaged up a bunch of … stuff? Files? Receipts? Correspondence? Hard to […]

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FBI Raids Electricians Union Boss Johnny Doc’s House, Local 98 Hall

This is a developing story. Check back for more updates. Federal and state authorities conducted an early-morning raid of several properties connected to IBEW Local […]

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Philly Judge Admits He Lied to the FBI

Municipal Court Judge Joseph O’Neill admitted today he lied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation during an investigation into wrongdoing in the courts. He pleaded […]

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Retired FBI Agents Dish About High-Profile Cases in Former SEPTA Exec’s New Podcast

Former FBI Special Agent Jerri Williams has returned to her roots now that she has retired from her most recent gig, that of serving as […]

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Suspect Sought in Old City TD Bank Robbery

Philadelphia Police and the FBI are seeking a man who allegedly robbed the TD Bank branch on the 300 block of Market Street in Old […]

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FBI: We Gave Flawed Testimony in 6 Pennsylvania Death Row Cases

FBI analysts gave testimony that contained serious scientific errors in hundreds of trials over the course of two decades, including 29 in Pennsylvania, the Justice […]

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FBI on Renewed Effort in Imbo-Petrone Case: “The Idea Here Is to Start Fresh”

Federal investigators opened a new effort this week to find out what happened to Danielle Imbo and Richard Petrone, the couple who went missing 10 […]

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John and Bonnie Raines: The Whistleblowers Whose 1971 FBI Raid Anticipated Edward Snowden

John Raines sat in the family station wagon, parked in a dark lot on the Swarthmore campus, waiting to see if his wife would return […]

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Edward Snowden’s Father Speaks

In the course of reporting on John and Bonnie Raines for our January issue, writer-at-large Steve Volk spoke with a source who had a uniquely […]

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Ex-FBI Director Will Probe NFL’s Handling of Ray Rice

Just hours after the AP reported a police source had previously sent the NFL a tape of Ray Rice knocking his future wife unconscious with […]