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For Whom the Bell Tolls - City of Bell Scandal Recap




Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley looks at a display of current and former City of Bell council members who were arrested on September 21, 2010 and face corruption charges.
Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley looks at a display of current and former City of Bell council members who were arrested on September 21, 2010 and face corruption charges.
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Yesterday, eight former City of Bell officials, including City Manager Robert Rizzo, were taken into custody. It's the latest development in the scandal that has made national headlines for gross misuse of city funds.

'Los Angeles Times' Reporter Jeff Gottlieb talks with Madeleine about how he helped break the story that rocked the City of Bell.