Sources say the justice, brother of indicted labor leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty, is “Family Member No. 4” described in the indictment unsealed last week. A spokesman for Kevin Dougherty said he never knowingly accepted any benefits.
Dougherty allegedly bestowed on his relatives home renovations, extravagant meals, lavish birthday parties, and shopping sprees. Three men on the union payroll collectively referred to as “the kids” were portrayed as personal gofers for his family by prosecutors.
Marc Lamont Hill, a Temple professor, delivered a speech that has stirred a furor. He was highly critical of Israel for its treatment of Palestinian and called for "a free Palestine from the river to the sea."