Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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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Chris Brennan, a native Philadelphian and graduate of Temple University, joined the Daily News in 1999. He has written about SEPTA, the Philadelphia School District, the legalization of casino gambling, state government, the mayor, the governor, City Council and political campaigns. E-mail tips to brennac@phillynews.com
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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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