Drug kingpin Maurice Phillips, who ran a multimillion-dollar cocaine-distribution network stretching from Texas to New York, was convicted Tuesday of hiring a hit man to murder a Montgomery County woman who was cooperating against him with federal investigators.

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    Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and Philly.com.
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