Fraudulent Voting, Perjury Convictions Of Richard Alarcon, Wife Overturned By Appeals CourtA state appeals court panel reversed the convictions Wednesday of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora, who were charged with fraudulent voting and perjury by declaration.
Ex-Councilman Richard Alarcon Convicted Of Voter Fraud, Perjury Avoids Jail TimeThe Los Angeles Daily News says Richard Alarcon showed up at county jail in downtown Los Angeles on Friday to begin serving a 120-day sentence but instead, he was fitted with an electronic monitor and sent home.
Former State Senator Released After 70-Minute Jail Stint Because Of OvercrowdingFormer state Senator Rod Wright surrendered Friday night to begin serving a L.A. County jail term and only spent 70 minutes inside.
Ex-City Councilman Sentenced To 4 Months In Jail For Voter Fraud, PerjuryFormer Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon will serve 120 days in jail as part of his sentencing Tuesday for his convictions on fraudulent voting and perjury charges.
LA Councilman Convicted Of Voter Fraud Will Continue To Collect $116K Annual PensionLos Angeles doesn't prohibit city employees convicted of felonies from receiving pensions, a worker in the city's civilian retirement division told Los Angeles Daily News.
Ex-Councilman Alarcon, Wife Found Guilty On Perjury, Voter Fraud ChargesA former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.
Octomom Pleads No Contest To Welfare Fraud Charge "Octomom" Nadya Suleman pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor count of welfare fraud.
LAPD Officer Sentenced To Probation In 2008 Perjury CaseA Los Angeles Police Department officer Wednesday was sentenced to three years probation for lying under oath in a 2008 drug possession case.
GOP Move To Expel State Sen. Rod Wright Fails To Gain TractionA state Senate committee will not consider a Republican resolution seeking to expel a Democrat awaiting sentencing on perjury and voter fraud charges.
Leader Says Lost Supermajority Won't Hinder Senate Major issues facing the Legislature, including a water bond and reshaping the state's rainy day fund, can be addressed this year despite the loss of Democrats' supermajority.
3 GOP Senators Want To Give State Sen. Roderick Wright The BootThree Republican senators want to expel State Sen. Roderick Wright from the Legislature.
Convicted State Senator Take Indefinite LeaveA state senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud took an indefinite leave of absence Tuesday as he awaits sentencing in May.