Sunday, May 24, 2015

Tuesday's DN: Slumlord pleads guilty to bilking banks

A Philadelphia slumlord admits in federal court that he bilked two banks out of $10 million. Robert Coyle Sr. was the subject of a 2009 Daily News investigation.

Tuesday's DN: Slumlord pleads guilty to bilking banks

A Philadelphia slumlord admits in federal court that he bilked two banks out of $10 million.  Robert Coyle Sr. was the subject of a 2009 Daily News investigation.

Attorneys for a man fighting to avoid the death penalty want state Supreme Court Chief Justice Ron Castille to recuse himself because he was Philadelphia District Attorney when the man was convicted here.

We're five weeks out from the Nov. 6 general election and Kathleen Kane, the Democratic nominee for state Attorney General, seems to running as much against Gov. Corbett as she is the Republican in the race, Cumberland County District Attorney David Freed.

And a Philadelphia Police supervisor -- and former Daily News sexy single -- is in the spotlight after a video shows him punching a woman in the face after the annual Puerto Rico Day Parade.

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William Bender, a Drexel graduate who landed at the Daily News in 2007, has covered everything from South Philly mobsters to doomsday hucksters. He occasionally writes about local food trucks and always eats everything on his plate, whether it be a bloody rib eye or a corrupt politician. E-mail tips to benderw@phillynews.com
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David Gambacorta, has been a reporter with the Daily News since 2005, covering crime, police corruption and all of the other bizarre things that happen in Philadelphia. Now he’s covering the 2015 mayor’s race, because he enjoys a good circus just as much as the next guy. He’s always looking to get a cup of coffee. Send news tips and other musings on life to gambacd@phillynews.com
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