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State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

March 28, 2014 | 11:25 am

State Senate Votes to Suspend Yee, Calderon and Wright

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Senate votes 28-1 for measure to sideline three Democratic members entangled in legal trouble.

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Money Talks: The FBI’s Bribe Strategy in Yee, Calderon Cases

March 28, 2014 | 8:47 am

Money Talks: The FBI’s Bribe Strategy in Yee, Calderon Cases

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The FBI spent nearly $160,000 bribing California Senators Leland Yee and Ron Calderon.

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Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

March 27, 2014 | 6:17 pm

Corruption Charges Against Yee Stem From Undercover Operations

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A Stanford University legal expert predicts the evidence against State Senator Leland Yee is likely to impress a court.

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A Reporter’s Guide to the FBI Affidavit on State Sen. Leland Yee

March 26, 2014 | 6:39 pm

A Reporter’s Guide to the FBI Affidavit on State Sen. Leland Yee

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A reporter walks you through the FBI affidavit that accuses Sen. Leland Yee of conspiracy to deal firearms, among other charges.

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Keith Jackson Among Yee’s Top Political Donors

March 26, 2014 | 3:54 pm

Keith Jackson Among Yee’s Top Political Donors

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Consultant who gave $6,800 to Yee’s secretary of state campaign is also ensnared in criminal case.

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Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

March 3, 2014 | 8:11 am

Calderon Scandal Could Involve Biggest Insurance Scam in State History

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He is accused of working to keep a law on the books allowing for $500 million in unnecessary surgeries.

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Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

February 25, 2014 | 12:17 pm

Five King City Police Officers and Former Chief Arrested on Corruption Charges

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Almost one-third of the 17-member police force in Monterey County town is facing various charges.

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Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

February 21, 2014 | 12:48 pm

Los Angeles-Area Sen. Ron Calderon Charged in Massive Corruption Case

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Twenty-four count indictment against state lawmaker includes allegation of receiving $100,000 in bribes.

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Bell Corruption Case Ends in Mistrial, Rumors of Misconduct

March 22, 2013 | 1:09 pm

Bell Corruption Case Ends in Mistrial, Rumors of Misconduct

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Amid a flurry of cryptic and accusatory notes from the jury, Judge Kathleen Kennedy declared a mistrial Thursday on the remaining undecided charges in the Bell corruption trial. “It seems to me all hell has broken loose,” Kennedy said on Thursday according to The Los Angeles Times. “I’m getting the sense that the lines of communication […]

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Deliberations in Bell Corruption Trial Hit a Snag

March 1, 2013 | 11:16 am

Deliberations in Bell Corruption Trial Hit a Snag

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By Rachael Marcus Jury deliberations over the fate of six former Bell City Council members accused of corruption began anew today after the dismissal of a juror. The case went to the jury last Friday, but yesterday, the court dismissed a juror for admitting she looked up information online. She also said she had her daughter look […]

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