The indictment alleges Ridley-Thomas and a received substantial benefits from the university in exchange for the politician’s support of contracts while he served on the county Board of Supervisors.
At least nine athletic coaches and 33 parents, many of them prominent in law, finance, fashion and other fields, were among those charged.
The indictment alleges that two men are part of a worldwide collective of hackers called Apophis Squad who send emailed shooting and bomb threats to schools, make threatening phone calls and crippling websites.
U.S. Rep. Linda Sanchez’s husband faces theft and conspiracy charges for allegedly using an energy company’s account as a secret slush fund.
A Long Beach man has been accused of murdering his girlfriend’s mother on October 11, 2013, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed this week.
A man accused of robbing Chase Bank branches in Bixby Knolls and Burbank was charged by a federal grand jury indictment Friday, officials said.