LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal was sentenced today to one year in county jail, five years probation and 1,000 hours of community service for bilking the working-class municipality’s taxpayers through […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former mayor of the tiny California city of Bell has been convicted and five charges in a massive corruption case against him and five other ex-elected officials.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Deliberations have started over in the trial of six former officials of Bell, Calif., after one juror was dismissed for misconduct.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two former Bell City Council members charged with corruption are defending their $100,000-a-year salaries. The LA Times says Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabal testified Monday that they earned their pay by working long hours.