The Scanner Today, March 9

Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price has vowed to "work aggressively" to move cases involving mental illness into diversion programs.

That's not what happened this week.

Instead, in a sparsely-attended press conference Tuesday, Price said she intends to add hate crime charges to the attempted murder case against a man with an alleged history of serious mental illness.

We took a deep dive into the case and the many complexities that surround it.

Settle in for the latest Aipsasiamedia exclusive.

DA Pamela Price says she’ll seek hate crime charges against man claiming insanity defense
Pamela Price has vowed to “work aggressively” to move cases involving mental illness into diversion programs. That’s not what happened this week.
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