George Cole

Former City Councilman Sentenced To Home Confinement In Bell Corruption ScandalA 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 Officials Accept Plea Deal In Corruption CaseFive former Bell City Council members Wednesday agreed to accept a plea deal in the city's corruption scandal.
Prosecutors Want Retrial In Bell Corruption CaseLos Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.
Hearing Postponed For 5 Former Bell Corruption DefendantsProsecutors will now announce on May 29 whether they plant to retry them for corruption charges on which jurors could not reach verdicts.
Jurors To Resume Deliberations Monday In Bell Corruption TrialJurors in the city of Bell corruption trial have gone home for the weekend after concluding deliberations for the day.
Jury Deliberations Begin In City Of Bell Corruption CaseJurors began deliberating Friday in the case against six former City of Bell officials charged with corruption.
Closing Arguments Begin In Bell Corruption TrialClosing arguments began Wednesday morning in the trial of six City of Bell officials charged with corruption.
Testimony Begins In Bell Fraud TrialTestimony began Friday morning in the fraud trial of Bell's ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.
Fraud Trial Of Former Bell Mayor And 5 Ex-Council Members BeginsOpening statements were heard Thursday morning in the trial of Bell's ex-Mayor, Oscar Hernandez, and five former city council members.
Bell City Hall Stays Open During Trial
Trial Ordered For 6 Of Bell's Current, Former City OfficialsSix of Bell’s current and former city officials were ordered to stand trial Wednesday on charges of misappropriating public funds.
Bell Leaders Want City To Pay Their Legal BillsThree present and former Bell city leaders facing public corruption charges want the cash-strapped city to pay their legal bills.