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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: 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.

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.

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.

City of Bell officials head to court

By Lacey Ehrlich
Monday, February 7, 2011 | 8:22 p.m. PST

The Bell officials accused of pocketing millions of taxpayers' dollars headed to court for a preliminary hearing. A judge will...

Bell Petition

By Alexis Zotos
Tuesday, September 28, 2010 | 6:05 p.m. PDT

Residents of Bell gathered to celebrate the 4000th signature in a petition to demand a recall election.


By Alexis Zotos
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 | 6:00 p.m. PDT

Eight City of Bell officials are charged with felony misappropriations of nearly six million taxpayer dollars.

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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