The former mayor of Cudahy has been sentenced to a year in prison for his role in taking cash bribes from a businessman who wanted to open a medical marijuana dispensary.
Authorities say a 19-year-old man was stabbed to death at a birthday party in Sylmar early Sunday morning.
Two former Cudahy city officials pleaded guilty Thursday to federal extortion and bribery charges for shaking down a businessman who wanted to open a marijuana dispensary.
A community activist in the city of Cudahy who’s been spearheading a campaign against corruption in her city, says she’ll continue speak up in spite of receiving death threats.
Three former Cudahy city officials appeared in court Thursday since agreeing to plead guilty to federal extortion and bribery charges.
A third Cudahy city official has agreed to plead guilty to federal extortion and bribery charges in connection with the opening of a medical marijuana dispensary in the city.
Mayor David Silva’s resignation comes after he and two other city officials were indicted in a federal corruption sting.