Fred C. Arena was charged with lying to the FBI about his ties to white nationalist groups. The question before a federal court Wednesday was whether his long record of racist vitriol makes him a safety risk or just a blowhard with an internet connection.
The latest flare-up between the two men only served to highlight the unusual – and messily public – souring of the relationship between the city's two top prosecutors during their respective first years in office.
Investigators described the hopeful thief as a black male approximately 25 to 30 years old. They said he was attempting to rob a man sitting outside a home near the intersection of Haverford Avenue and 60th Street when he was shot.
Stolen in a brazen, broad daylight heist at Valley Forge National Historical Park in 1971, this relic of America's cultural history might have been lost forever were it not for an eagle-eyed antiques dealer at a barn sale last year.
While undergoing a federal background check earlier this year, Fred C. Arena, 41, of Salem, N.J., failed to disclose his purported affiliation with Vanguard America, one of several groups that marched in the August 2017 Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Va.
Sources familiar with the probe describe a sweeping, multi-pronged examination into everything from the redevelopment of the Royal Theater on South Street to the work of Johnson’s wife as an education consultant, campaign adviser, and charter school advocate.
The deal that James E. Moylan struck with the government does not require him to testify against John Dougherty, City Councilman Bobby Henon, or the five other members of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who await trial on embezzlement and corruption charges.