Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Withdraws Guilty Plea In Corruption Case, Going To TrialBaca says he changed his mind because the charges against him contradict the evidence.
Former LA Sheriff Could Face Stiff Sentence MondayFormer Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca could be sentenced to up to five years Monday for lying to authorities in an FBI corruption investigation. Baca could also choose to go to trial.
Prosecutors Seeking 5-Year Term For Former L.A. County Undersheriff In Corruption CasePaul Tanaka was called the "ringleader" of a conspiracy to thwart a federal probe of misconduct in the jails.
7 Former Beaumont City Officials Charged In Corruption CaseSeven former Beaumont city officials were charged Tuesday in connection with a corruption case in which millions of dollars were allegedly taken from the city through fraudulently awarded contracts, interest-free loans to local police officers and other misappropriations of city funds, according to the Riverside District Attorney's office.
2 Former Jail Deputies Sentenced To Prison Time For Beating InmateTwo Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies convicted in the beating of a handcuffed jail visitor and an attempt to cover it up have been sentenced to prison.
Feds Seek $12.5M In California Assets From Businesswoman At Center Of Philippines Corruption CaseThe agency filed a civil forfeiture complaint, contending that Janet Lim Napoles bought the assets for herself and her daughters with a decade's worth of stolen money intended to fight poverty in the Philippines.
City Of Vernon Prepares For Population Boom To 200 PeopleA series of public corruption scandals led to reforms. And next month, an apartment complex will welcome 102 new residents, effectively doubling the population.
Several FIFA Officials Arrested, To Be Extradited To U.S. On Charges Of Corruption Swiss officials say six soccer officials were arrested in Switzterland arrested, on suspicion of receiving and paying bribes.
Ex-LA County Undersheriff, Captain Plead Not Guilty To Corruption ChargesFormer Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka and retired Sheriff’s Captain William Thomas Carey were in custody on federal corruption charges Thursday.
Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District BoardThe controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.
Ex-Lawmaker Yee Pleads Not Guilty To New ChargesFormer California state Sen. Leland Yee has pleaded not guilty to an expanded indictment in his corruption case that included two new charges of money-laundering.
Court Papers Reveal Informants In Corruption Sting Newly unsealed court documents say one of California State Sen. Ron Calderon's own aides and a former member of the state Assembly staff assisted the FBI in the corruption sting that ensnared the politician.