Angela Spaccia, seeking to absolve herself of blame for the financial collapse of the city of Bell, testified for a second day Friday about manipulations by her boss, Robert Rizzo, as he built his own personal fiefdom in the small, blue-collar California town.
Former Bell assistant manager Angela Spaccia, who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, was expected to take the stand in her corruption trial Thursday.
Opening statements got underway Wednesday in the trial of an Irvine attorney accused of planting drugs in the car of a PTA volunteer at his son’s school.
Robert Rizzo, the former city manager for Bell, will likely have plenty of money when he gets out of jail, according to a published report.
A judge in Orange County Friday pushed back opening statements in the trial of two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in the in-custody death of Kelly Thomas.
Prosecutors say then-22-year-old Iftekhar Murtaza plotted and carried out the gory killings after the couple’s 2007 breakup, hoping it would send Dhanak running back to his arms.
A 23-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killing of a 23-day-old baby by stray gunfire in MacArthur Park in 2007.
A judge ordered two suspects to stand trial Monday in the shooting deaths of two USC graduate students from China last year.
Jury selection began Monday for a former city of Bell official accused of helping bilk taxpayers out to millions of dollars.
Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death, is speaking out one day after a jury cleared AEG Live of wrongdoing in the pop star’s demise.
Jurors in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson began deliberating the case Thursday following the conclusion of closing arguments.
Attorneys for AEG Live Wednesday began their closing arguments in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson.
The trial of the man accused of killing eight people at a Seal Beach beauty salon nearly two years ago has been delayed to early next year.
A judge Wednesday rejected a request from the attorney for former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo to move his trial on corruption charges out of Los Angeles County.
Two Hemet church members who were arrested while reading the Bible outside a DMV office were expected to be in court when their trial begins Monday.