- Full-coverage: Crisis in Bell
- Story: Judge refuses to dismiss charges against ex-Bell council members
In a scathing 10-page ruling, Judge Kathleen Kennedy rejected a motion to drop corruption charges against six former Bell City Council members, dismissing their argument that they were entitled to annual salaries as high as $100,000 and saying that serving in the small, working-class city was “somewhat akin to winning the lottery.”
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