Ex-Mayor Sentenced To 1 Year In Jail For Bell Corruption Scandal The former mayor of Bell was sentenced Thursday for his involvement in a massive public corruption scandal that nearly bankrupted the city of Bell, officials said.
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.
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.
5 Of 6 Defendants Found Guilty In Bell Corruption TrialJurors have convicted five of the six defendants in the Bell corruption trial, but remain deadlocked on 10 charges.
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.
Attorney Claims Ex-Bell Mayor Too Uneducated To Note High SalariesThe defense attorney for former mayor Oscar Hernandez was too uneducated to know whether his six-figure salary was illegal.
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.
Judge Dismisses Charges Against Former Bell Mayor, CouncilmanA judge on Tuesday dismissed one of the two felony charges against a pair of former top-ranking officials in the city of Bell.
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Judge Rules Bell City Council Corruption Case Will Go ForwardA judge refused Thursday to dismiss a corruption case against five former Bell City Council members charged with misappropriating funds to overpay themselves.
Judge Sets Hearings For Ex-Bell Officials In Bid To Drop Charges A judge on Tuesday agreed to hear arguments from attorneys about dismissing criminal charges against former officials from the city of Bell.
Ex-Mayor's Attorney 'Very Confident' Bell Corruption Case Will Be Dropped The infamous "Bell 8" are back in court on public corruption charges in the hopes of setting a date to convince a judge to drop the case against them.