| Nov 6, 2013
| 1:45 PM
After years of silence, the former police chief of Bell took the witness stand Wednesday and testified that he was initially “suspicious” about taking the job in the working-class town because of the long legacy of corruption in southeast...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Just months after three former Cudahy officials were convicted of extortion and bribery, the Southeast L.A. County town is facing more upheaval.
A longtime councilman has stepped down and a second may not return after having a stroke, according to...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Four years to the day that the world was shocked by news of Michael Jackson’s death, hundreds of fans gathered Tuesday in front of his final resting place — the Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale — to recall an icon...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Los Angeles police have arrested a parolee they suspect may have burglarized as many as 200 cars, most of them in parking structures, after first blocking out surveillance cameras with silver paint.
Frank Chibbaro, 38, was arrested Tuesday while...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:12 AM
A judge has rejected an effort by Bell's former police chief to more than double his pension to $510,000 a year, saying that the City Council never approved his extravagant contract and that city officials tried to keep his salary secret.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:53 PM
When he was the top cop in Bell, Randy Adams was one of the highest-paid police chiefs in the nation. Now the city wants it all back. After years of scandal that has left the city on the brink of insolvency, officials filed suit Tuesday, saying Adams,...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 6:30 AM
Already one of California's highest paid public pensioners, former Bell Police Chief Randy Adams this week asked a state pension panel to double his retirement pay to reflect the huge salary he received during his brief stint as the top cop in the...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
The police chief who was ousted after it was revealed that he and other city leaders in Bell were drawing enormous salaries has sued his former employers for severance pay.
Randy Adams effectively stopped working for the city shortly after The Times...