A former bell city councilwoman was sentenced Friday to two years in prison for her role in a scandal that almost bankrupted the city.
The meeting, held at 7 p.m., drew opponents and proponents.
A judge Friday placed former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal on five years probation and ordered him to serve about one year in jail for bilking taxpayers through an inflated salary.
Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo Friday was expected to surrender to the U.S. Marshals Office in downtown Los Angeles.
A 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck Cudahy Wednesday night.
Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday morning to 12 years in state prison for his role in the Bell corruption scandal.
Former Bell assistant city administrator Angela Spaccia Thursday was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison and ordered to pay nearly $8 million in restitution.
Five former Bell City Council members Wednesday agreed to accept a plea deal in the city’s corruption scandal.
The sentencing for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo Wednesday was postponed until April 16.
Five former leaders of the city of Bell who were convicted in a municipal fraud scandal sued their former city attorney Friday.
Four of five former Bell City Council members convicted on corruption charges last year said during a court appearance Friday they need more time to consider a potential plea deal.
Former Bell city administrator Robert Rizzo appeared before a judge Monday for an initial federal court appearance.
Police fatally shot a suspected drunken driver Friday after an hour-long chase involving Los Angeles police, sheriff’s deputies and the California Highway Patrol.
Jurors in the corruption trial of former Bell city official Angela Spaccia have complained that one juror is frustrating their deliberations.
A jury on Friday is expected to get the case of Angela Spaccia, former assistant city manager from the tiny city of Bell, whose attorney said in closing arguments that her salary was “staggering” but not criminal.