A former city councilman was sentenced Wednesday for his involvement in a massive public corruption case that nearly bankrupted the city of Bell, officials said.
Five former Bell City Council members Wednesday agreed to accept a plea deal in the city’s corruption scandal.
Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.
Prosecutors will now announce on May 29 whether they plant to retry them for corruption charges on which jurors could not reach verdicts.
Jurors in the city of Bell corruption trial have gone home for the weekend after concluding deliberations for the day.
Jurors began deliberating Friday in the case against six former City of Bell officials charged with corruption.
Closing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of six City of Bell officials charged with corruption.
Testimony began Friday morning in the fraud trial of Bell’s ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.
Opening statements were heard Thursday morning in the trial of Bell’s ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.
LOS ANGELES (CBS) – The city of Bell’s interim administrative officer pledges that the doors to City Hall “will remain open,” in spite of a judge’s order requiring the mayor and two council members to […]
Six of Bell’s current and former city officials were ordered to stand trial Wednesday on charges of misappropriating public funds.
Three present and former Bell city leaders facing public corruption charges want the cash-strapped city to pay their legal bills.