The 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 Rod Wright surrendered Friday night to begin serving a L.A. County jail term and only spent 70 minutes inside.
Former 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.
Los 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.
A 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” Nadya Suleman pleaded no contest Monday to a misdemeanor count of welfare fraud.
A Los Angeles Police Department officer Wednesday was sentenced to three years probation for lying under oath in a 2008 drug possession case.
A state Senate committee will not consider a Republican resolution seeking to expel a Democrat awaiting sentencing on perjury and voter fraud charges.
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.
Three Republican senators want to expel State Sen. Roderick Wright from the Legislature.
A state senator convicted of perjury and voter fraud took an indefinite leave of absence Tuesday as he awaits sentencing in May.
California state Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of perjury and voter fraud for falsely claiming he lived in an apartment in the district he represents when he actually lives elsewhere.
State Sen. Roderick Wright was convicted Tuesday of eight charges of fraud and perjury for living outside the district he was elected to represent.
A wine storage business owner has been sentenced to six years in state prison for stealing $2.7 million worth of wine from his clients’ storage lockers and under-reporting about $3.5 million in payroll taxes.
Two Los Angeles Police Department officers Tuesday were convicted of perjury and other charges related to lying under oath in a 2008 drug case.