Bell Corruption Trial

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Jury Finds Spaccia Guilty On 11 Counts In Bell Corruption Trial

Jurors have found Bell’s former assistant chief administrative officer guilty of 11 counts of public corruption.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2013

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Foreperson: 1 Juror Frustrating Bell Corruption Trial Deliberations

Jurors in the corruption trial of former Bell city official Angela Spaccia have complained that one juror is frustrating their deliberations.

12/03/2013

Former assistant city manager of Bell, Angela Spaccia (C) who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, listens to opening statements in Los Angeles Superior Court October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments Begin In Bell Corruption Trial

A jury will hear closing arguments Wednesday in the trial of the former assistant manager of the corruption-riddled city of Bell.

11/20/2013

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Spaccia Testifies She Didn’t Realize Bell Salaries Were Insane

A Bell city official on trial for corruption has testified she belatedly realized that officials’ salaries in the small blue collar suburb had become insane.

11/13/2013

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Bell’s Angela Spaccia Defends City Contract That Benefited Her Son

The former assistant city administrator for the city of Bell testified Tuesday it was her former boss who signed off all on all hiring and firing decisions, including contracting a company that paid her son.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/12/2013

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Ex-Bell Police Chief Randy Adams Testifies He Never Questioned Legality Of $457K Salary

Randy Adams took the stand Wednesday and testified he never questioned the legality of the $457,000 salary he was offered to head the police department of the tiny city of Bell.

11/06/2013

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Ex-Bell Police Chief Randy Adams To Break Silence, Testify In Spaccia Trial

The former police chief of the corruption-plagued city of Bell told a judge Tuesday he will testify for the first time about his role in the city’s notorious financial disaster.

11/05/2013

Former Bell assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia

Opening Statements Begin In Corruption Trial For Bell’s Former Assistant City Manager

Until two weeks ago, Angela Spaccia was the secondary defendant in the Bell city corruption trial, a footnote to the activities of her boss, disgraced City Manager Robert Rizzo who was charged with robbing the small city blind to the tune of more nearly $6 million. Then the unthinkable happened.

10/23/2013

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Jury Selected In Corruption Trial Of Former Bell Assistant City Manager

A jury of seven women and five men has been chosen to judge the former assistant city manager of Bell on corruption charges.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/21/2013

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, are found guilty of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities March 20, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Luis Artiga (L), the only of the six defendants who was acquitted on all charges, was released by the judge. (credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Pending Retrial, Judge Refuses To Set Sentencing Date For Convicted Bell City Officials

A 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.

07/29/2013

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Retrial In Bell Corruption Case Unlikely Until Early 2014

An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, were found guilty last year of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Want Retrial In Bell Corruption Case

Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, were found guilty last year of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Mistrial Declared On Remaining 10 Counts In Bell Corruption Case

A judge Thursday declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 felony counts against five defendants in the Bell corruption trial.

03/21/2013

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Jurors To Resume Deliberations Monday In Bell Corruption Trial

Jurors in the city of Bell corruption trial have gone home for the weekend after concluding deliberations for the day.

03/01/2013

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Judge Denies Juror’s Request To Be Removed From Bell Trial

A female juror was refused a request Tuesday to be removed from the panel on the second day of deliberations in the Bell corruption trial.

02/26/2013

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