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Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial
Alarcon, wife decline to testify; defense rests in voter fraud trial

The defense in the perjury and voter fraud trial of Richard Alarcon rested its case Tuesday with neither the former Los Angeles city councilman nor his wife taking the witness stand on their own behalf. Alarcon and his wife have been accused of falsely stating that they lived in a home in Panorama City in the 7th Council District between 2006 and 2009 so he could run to represent the district, which he did until his term ended last year. The City Charter requires that candidates reside in the district they seek to represent.  The Alarcons say that they weren't always at their Panorama City home because they were renovating, but that it remained their permanent residence. On...

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