Category Archives: Philadelphia

Purported mob boss and ‘crew’ allegedly greet juror by name outside federal trial

Skinny Joey

February 9, 2018  FoxNews

Reputed Philadelphia mob boss Joseph “Skinny Joey” Merlino greeted a juror at his racketeering trial by name outside a Manhattan courtroom — while surrounded by members of his “crew,” the woman revealed Thursday. Continue reading Purported mob boss and ‘crew’ allegedly greet juror by name outside federal trial

Outrage as Philly pushes through ban on bulletproof glass in crime-plagued neighborhood shops

bulletproof glass

December 7, 2017  FoxNews

Philadelphia is one step closer to getting rid of bulletproof glass in many of its small businesses as part of a larger effort to crack down on loitering, public urination and potential drug sales — but the potential ban has triggered a backlash from shopkeepers. Continue reading Outrage as Philly pushes through ban on bulletproof glass in crime-plagued neighborhood shops