Jury Selection Starts for Bell, Calif., Corruption Trial

Six former council members accused of misappropriating huge sums of public funds


Attorneys will begin questioning prospective jurors on Tuesday in the corruption trial of six former Bell City Council members.

On trial are George Cole, George Mirabal, Oscar Hernandez, Luis Artiga, Victor Bello and Teresa Jacobo.

They're accused of misappropriating public funds by accepting exorbitant salaries for part-time jobs.