Defense: Bell Official Overpaid, But Not CriminalFormer Bell city official was overpaid but not a criminal, her lawyer said in closing arguments in her corruption trial.
City Corruption Defendant Says Bell Salaries Were 'Insane'A Bell city official on trial for corruption told a jury that a newspaper story alerted her to the "insane" salaries of some officials in the small, blue collar suburb.
Former Bell City Manager Being Treated For Chest Pains, Hearing Postponed Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was taken away from the criminal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on a stretcher Wednesday afternoon.
Bell Officials Ordered To Stand TrialSix current and former officials charged with ripping off millions of dollars from the blue-collar Los Angeles suburb of Bell were ordered Wednesday to stand trial on fraud charges.