Antioch Texting Scandal Fallout: Charges Dropped Against Suspects in Mykaella Sharlman Case

Prosecutors said Wednesday that the case couldn't proceed because it "relied heavily on the investigative work of Antioch Police Officers who are associated with racist text communications."

Brittany M. 06/13/2023 - 4:24 AM
California is Becoming a Hotbed of Extremism and White Supremacy

A new report documents the rise and influence of hate and extremism in California.

Brittany M. 05/18/2023 - 7:05 AM
Racist Text Messaging Scandal May Involve Half of Antioch’s Police Force

Officers used the N-word to refer to Black people, admitted to brutalizing suspects, and talked about killing Mayor Lamar Thorpe.

Brittany M. 04/20/2023 - 4:46 AM
LA Councilwoman Nury Martinez Resigns

Kevin de León and Gil Cedillo, it’s your turn.

Brittany M. 10/13/2022 - 10:30 AM
LA's Nury Martinez Announces 'Leave of Absence' Amid Vile Audio Leak

The calls for resignations are only getting louder. 

Brittany M. 10/11/2022 - 10:06 AM
Oakland Declares Racism a Public Health Crisis. Here’s What It Means.

Oakland leaders have formally declared racism to be a public health crisis. The declaration was adopted unanimously by the Oakland City Council.

Brittany M. 06/16/2022 - 6:15 AM