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  • Bell case mistrial after 'all hell has broken loose' with jury

     
    The Bell corruption trial came to a choatic end Thursday as the judge declared a mistrial on all outstanding counts, saying “all hell has broken loose” with the deeply divided jury. An exasperated Judge Kathleen Kennedy drew the case to......
  • Bell trial: Juror wants to reconsider guilty verdicts, note says

     
    An anonymous juror in the Bell corruption trial sent a note to the judge Thursday morning saying he or she wanted to rethink the guilty verdicts the panel handed down the day before....
  • Bell jury can't change guilty verdicts, judge and experts say

     
    As a juror in the Bell corruption trial continued to indicate Thursday uncertainty over guilty verdicts delivered the day before, attorneys watching the case said it was highly unlikely the panel would be allowed to change its minds....
  • Bell corruption trial ended with jury intimidation, attorneys say

     
    Jury deliberations in the Bell corruption scandal were "very, very tense," according to a juror who described a day of rancor that the judge in the case said seemed to her like “all hell has broken loose.” Judge Kathleen Kennedy......
  • Bell trial: Jurors ordered to resume deliberations

     
    Jurors in the Bell corruption trial were ordered Thursday to resume deliberations on the multiple charges they were unable to reach a verdict on, lengthening a drawn-out effort to bring the criminal case to a close. Jurors returned mixed verdicts......
  • Bell verdict: Convicted council members may avoid jail

     
    The five Bell councilmembers convicted of misappropriating public funds by accepting hefty paychecks for work they never did may escape jail sentences, a legal expert said....
  • Bell and Cudahy residents get free bus rides on election day

     
    This election season, residents in Bell and Cudahy will get free bus rides to polling places as part of a "Get Out the Vote" campaign. Both cities hired the county to run their elections in an effort to improve voter......
  • Bell trial: Councilman went to D.A. in '09 about high salaries

     
    The first time authorities learned that Bell City Council members were drawing nearly six-figure salaries was during an interview with former Councilman Victor Bello, a district attorney's investigator testified Wednesday. The investigator, Maria...
  • Bell trial: Lengthy jury deliberations favor defense, lawyer says

     
    The jury of seven women and five men will continue their deliberations in the Bell corruption trial on Wednesday, resuming their ninth day of deliberation with no verdict....
  • Bell trial: Councilman not charged unaware of others' high pay

     
    Lorenzo Velez, the lone member of the Bell City Council not facing criminal charges, will resume his testimony on Wednesday in the corruption trial for six former officials accused of looting the city....
  • Bell corruption trial: Still no verdict as jury deliberates 8th day

     
    Deliberations continued Tuesday in the Bell corruption case of six former council members accused of misappropriating public funds....