Former Bell City Council members plead no contest to charges of stealing public funds

  • by: JOHN ROGERS , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 9, 2014 - 7:50 PM

LOS ANGELES — Five former elected officials pleaded no contest Wednesday to helping loot the city of Bell out of millions of dollars in a corruption scandal that gained national attention as it drove the working-class Los Angeles suburb to the brink of bankruptcy.

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