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Bigger Fish To Fry

AP | GREG RISLING and JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.21.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Saying she feared "all hell" had broken loose among jurors, a judge declared a mistrial Thursday on dozens of remaining counts aga...

Shameful. 'Somebody Just Made This Up Out Of The Blue'

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 04.22.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A scandal-ridden Los Angeles suburb was turned upside down by officials who felt they were above the law and collected paychecks f...

Disgraced City Officials Go To Trial In Massive Corruption Case

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 01.14.2013 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Six former officials of the scandal-ridden city of Bell go on trial this week in a massive corruption case that nearly bankrupted the L...

Bell Votes To Recall Council Members By Over 95%

AP | By JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

BELL, Calif. -- Voters in the scandal-plagued suburb of Bell turned out in force, leaving no doubt that they wanted four embattled council members fac...

In Closing Arguments, Bell Officials Blame All On Rizzo

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The mayor, vice mayor and four other past and present officials of the scandal-ridden city of Bell shirked their responsibilities ...

Bell Trial: Rizzo Ruled The Roost

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The six current and former officials facing charges of looting the working-class suburb of Bell were actually highly paid puppets ...

A True Populist Revolt in Bell: And It's Not the Tea Partiers

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Mona Gable

Compared to the inane rantings of the Tea Partiers we've been hearing, the citizens of Bell actually had legitimate complaints. Bell's top officials were paying themselves like bankers.