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Disgraced Bell Admin Rizzo: 12 Years in Prison

By Kayla Colin
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | 9:47 a.m. PDT

"I am very, very sorry," Rizzo told the court before his sentencing.

Bell Scandal: Rizzo Sentenced to 33 Months for Tax Fraud

By Christine Archer
Monday, April 14, 2014 | 9:37 a.m. PDT

Robert Rizzo's lawyer, James Spertus, spoke after today's hearing.

Bell Scandal: Angela Spaccia Sentenced, Must Pay $8 Million

By Sana S. Ahmed
Thursday, April 10, 2014 | 12:19 p.m. PDT

Judge Kathleen Kennedy called Spaccia a "con artist" while handing down the sentencing.

Bell Trial: Spaccia's Attorney Tells Jurors 'Let My Client Go' in Closing Argument

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 5:14 p.m. PST

Jury deliberations in the trial of the former assistant city manager of the City of Bell will likely begin Friday.

Local Leaders Say Sen. Calderon Must Resign

By Hannah Button and Christina Schoellkopf
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | 10:00 a.m. PST

Calderon contends his innocence and says "all politicians live in glass houses."

Trial Begins for Former Bell Official

By Rex Lindeman
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 | 6:58 p.m. PDT

Angela Spaccia, former asst. city administrator, faces up to 16 years in prison if convicted.

Juror Removed From Bell Corruption Case

By Dawn Megli
Thursday, February 28, 2013 | 9:19 a.m. PST

The jury is deadlocked over charges against six former officials.

Deliberations Begin in Trial Against Former Bell Mayor, Councilmembers

By Sarah Sax
Monday, February 25, 2013 | 12:56 p.m. PST

Jurors begin deliberations in a case against the former mayor of Bell.

Bell city manager ordered to trial

By Marie Agnello
Thursday, March 10, 2011 | 12:00 a.m. PST

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was told the evidence was enough for him to stand trial.

Voters turn up to elect a new city council in Bell

By Ashley Williams
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 | 12:00 a.m. PST

A record number of voters showed up to elect a new city council in Bell.

Holiday Bowl - USC vs Wisconsin Post-Game Press Conference

Su'a Cravens: "It's the players that need to step up"

Darreus Rogers: "It comes down to the players"

Trojans Fall to Wisconsin in the Holiday Bowl 23-21

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Alcoholism At USC

By Kay Angrum, Alex Janin, Veronica Quezada, Madison Mills and Sam Bergum
11/19/15 | 1:14 p.m. PST

In this four part series, USC Anneberg Media looks at alcohol abuse on campus and where students can go for...


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