Update: Ligambi will be held without bail, the Associated Press reports. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Rice called Ligambi a danger to the community. We’ll have the full story later.
Original report: “Uncle Joe” Ligambi is due in court this afternoon with two of his associates for a bail hearing stemming from conspiracy and extortion charges. They’re among the 10 arrested Monday and the overall 13 who face charges.
We’ll have more information after the 1:30 hearing, and Susan will tell us later about the state of Philadelphia’s mobster culture.