Brittny Mejia

Los Angeles Times metro reporter

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott last week bused more than 40 migrants to LA. Mayor Karen Bass called the move a political stunt.

What happened to dozens of migrants who were bussed from TX to LA?

Texas Governor Greg Abbott last week bused more than 40 migrants to LA. Mayor Karen Bass called the move a political stunt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The LAPD will soon get a $280,000 robot “dog” that’s meant to help officers avoid dangerous and potentially violent encounters. Activists are raising privacy concerns.

Robot dog approved for LAPD is alarming privacy activists

The LAPD will soon get a $280,000 robot “dog” that’s meant to help officers avoid dangerous and potentially violent encounters. Activists are raising privacy concerns.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Before Roe v. Wade, the LAPD employed a special unit to investigate illegal abortion providers. The LA Times’ Brittny Mejia uncovered their history.

The dark history of obtaining an abortion in LA before Roe

Before Roe v. Wade, the LAPD employed a special unit to investigate illegal abortion providers. The LA Times’ Brittny Mejia uncovered their history.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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