Bell's Angela Spaccia Defends City Contract That Benefited Her SonThe former assistant city administrator for the city of Bell testified Tuesday it was her former boss who signed off all on all hiring and firing decisions, including contracting a company that paid her son.
Ex-Bell Police Chief Randy Adams Testifies He Never Questioned Legality Of $457K SalaryRandy Adams took the stand Wednesday and testified he never questioned the legality of the $457,000 salary he was offered to head the police department of the tiny city of Bell.
Ex-Bell Police Chief Randy Adams To Break Silence, Testify In Spaccia TrialThe former police chief of the corruption-plagued city of Bell told a judge Tuesday he will testify for the first time about his role in the city's notorious financial disaster.
Opening Statements Begin In Corruption Trial For Bell's Former Assistant City ManagerUntil two weeks ago, Angela Spaccia was the secondary defendant in the Bell city corruption trial, a footnote to the activities of her boss, disgraced City Manager Robert Rizzo who was charged with robbing the small city blind to the tune of more nearly $6 million. Then the unthinkable happened.
Jury Selected In Corruption Trial Of Former Bell Assistant City ManagerA jury of seven women and five men has been chosen to judge the former assistant city manager of Bell on corruption charges.
Pending Retrial, Judge Refuses To Set Sentencing Date For Convicted Bell City OfficialsA Los Angeles Superior Court judge refused to set a sentencing date Monday for five former elected officials in Bell, who were convicted of bilking the town of about 35,000 people.
Retrial In Bell Corruption Case Unlikely Until Early 2014An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.
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.
Mistrial Declared On Remaining 10 Counts In Bell Corruption CaseA judge Thursday declared a mistrial on the remaining 10 felony counts against five defendants in the Bell corruption trial.
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.
Judge Denies Juror's Request To Be Removed From Bell TrialA female juror was refused a request Tuesday to be removed from the panel on the second day of deliberations in the Bell corruption trial.