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Exit Interview: Pit Bull U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger

In Philadelphia, Zane David Memeger is a feared man. During his six-year tenure as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, he helped end the […]

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Former Ironworkers Boss Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison

Joseph Dougherty, the former Ironworkers boss convicted earlier this year of leading a union campaign of intimidation against non-unionized workplaces, was sentenced Monday to 19 […]

Business

BizFeed: Sledgehammer-Wielding Leader of Ironworkers’ Late-Night Raids Gets Prison Time

1. Ironworker Gets 5-Year Prison Sentence The News: Christopher Prophet, the 44-year-old Ironworkers Local 401 business agent, has been sentenced to five years in prison for […]

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Jury Finds Former Ironworkers Boss Joseph Dougherty Guilty

A federal grand jury on Tuesday found Joseph Dougherty, the 73-year-old former leader of the Ironworkers Local 401, guilty of racketeering conspiracy, using fire to commit a felony, and […]

City

3 Ironworkers Union Members Plead Guilty

Ironworkers Local 401 head Joseph Dougherty is the only member of the union facing trial after three members agreed to plead guilty today in court. […]