5 Convicted Bell Leaders Sue Former City AttorneyFive former leaders of the city of Bell who were convicted in a municipal fraud scandal sued their former city attorney Friday.
Pending Retrial, Judge Refuses To Set Sentencing Date For Convicted Bell City OfficialsA Los Angeles Superior Court judge refused to set a sentencing date Monday for five former elected officials in Bell, who were convicted of bilking the town of about 35,000 people.
Judge Rules Bell City Council Corruption Case Will Go ForwardA judge refused Thursday to dismiss a corruption case against five former Bell City Council members charged with misappropriating funds to overpay themselves.
Bell Officials Working To Make Governing Improvements After a year of scandalous headlines, Bell officials Wednesday publicized the work they have done to make improvements in governing the small city, saying the council is more open to public scrutiny.
Bell Ordered To Repay Nearly $500K To State Over Misspent Grant MoneyThe troubled city of Bell owes a state agency nearly $500,000 because of problems with the way it spent grant money.
Legislature: Newly Elected Bell Officials Can Take Office ImmediatelyThe state Legislature has approved emergency legislation that will let newly elected council members take office in the scandal-plagued Los Angeles County city of Bell.
Bell Council Candidate Miguel Sanchez Dies At 34A candidate for Bell City Council has died just days before the election.
Bell Mayor No-Show At City Council MeetingThe scandal-ridden city of Bell canceled a city council meeting Thursday night after two council members failed to appear, preventing the attendees from reaching quorum, according to the L.A. Times.
Enough Signatures Gathered For Bell RecallBell’s City Council is up for an extreme makeover, now that residents have gathered enough signatures for a ballot initiative to recall three of its members who were accused of being part of the city’s salary scandal.