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Ex-Bell City Manager Sentenced for

Ex-Bell City Manager Sentenced for "Very Bad Things"

A judge Wednesday sentenced Robert Rizzo to the maximum 12 years is prison after his no-contest plea to 69 corruption-related counts. Details on NBCLA.com. Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Mayor Garcetti Unveils New Budget

Mayor Garcetti Unveils New Budget

Mayor Garcetti unveiled his new budget plans Monday which will include changes to library hours, hiring more fire... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Meet the Woman Accused of Hurling a Shoe at Hillary

Who would throw a shoe at Hillary Clinton mid-speech at an industry conference? An Arizona woman named Alison Ernst,... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

Woman Hurls Shoe at Hillary Clinton During Speech

A woman is in custody after hurling what she said was a shoe at Hillary Clinton during a speech in Las Vegas —... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Judge: Ex-Bell Official

Judge: Ex-Bell Official "Became a Hog"

Bell's former assistant chief administrator was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in prison in a public... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Ex-Bell Council Members Accept Plea Deal

Ex-Bell Council Members Accept Plea Deal

Former council members accused in a city government corruption scandal in a community south of downtown Los Angeles... Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Clinton Says She's

Clinton Says She's "Thinking" About 2016 Presidential Run

After months of speculation and sidestepping, Hillary Clinton tackled the big question with a maybe, saying that she... Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
Sen. Yee, Keith Jackson Plead Not Guilty

Sen. Yee, Keith Jackson Plead Not Guilty

Following a federal grand jury indictment last week, State Sen. Leland Yee and his political consultant Keith... Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
Long Beach Voters Head to Polls

Long Beach Voters Head to Polls

Voters headed to the polls Tuesday in Long Beach to cast ballots for mayor and several city council seats. Watch »

Apr 8, 2014
93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

93-Year-Old Florida Mayor Wants Another Term

Voters in the Orlando suburb of Apopka are deciding whether to return their 93-year-old mayor to office. If Mayor... Read »

Apr 8, 2014
Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush: I'll Decide This Year on Whether to Run in 2016

Jeb Bush says all the speculation about whether he'll run for president in 2016 is actually getting him more... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Clinton, Garcetti Talk Big Ideas at LA Event

Clinton, Garcetti Talk Big Ideas at LA Event

Former President Bill Clinton joined Mayor Eric Garcetti and other mayors to talk about infrastructure and renewable... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Former President Clinton Talks Infrastructure in LA

Former President Clinton Talks Infrastructure in LA

Former President Bill Clinton met with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Thursday to discuss the city' s... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report, which... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Daly City Dentist Tied to State Sen. Yee Case

Daly City Dentist Tied to State Sen. Yee Case

Wilson Sy Lim is the man accused of agreeing to run weapons from the Philippines in the Leland Yee scandal. He's... Read »

Apr 1, 2014
Sen. Leland Yee in Court for Bond Hearing

Sen. Leland Yee in Court for Bond Hearing

California state Sen. Leland Yee appeared in federal court on Monday morning, stemming from a shocking arrest... Watch »

Apr 1, 2014
Legal Expert: Leland Yee Case Far From Open and Shut

Legal Expert: Leland Yee Case Far From Open and Shut

California state Sen. Leland Yee is facing a series of charges, including conspiracy to traffic firearms, and... Watch »

Mar 31, 2014
CA Senate Suspends 3 Democratic Lawmakers

CA Senate Suspends 3 Democratic Lawmakers

The Democratically controlled California Senate voted on whether to suspend three Democrats who face criminal... Read »

Mar 28, 2014
Calif. Lawmakers Vote to Suspend Yee, 2 Others

Calif. Lawmakers Vote to Suspend Yee, 2 Others

California state Sen. Leland Yee has been arrested on public corruption charges as part of several arrests made... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
LA County Supervisor Candidates Meet in Debate

LA County Supervisor Candidates Meet in Debate

The candidates for Los Angeles County Supervisor met Thursday evening for a debate in the race to fill the seat... Watch »

Mar 28, 2014
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