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Kellie Smith, widow of slain BART Police Sgt. Tommy Smith, speaks during an interview, January 22, 2014. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Exclusive: Slain BART Officer’s Widow, Family Speak Out

The widow and family members of slain Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Sgt. Tommy Smith spoke out publicly for the first time Wednesday afternoon following word of his death.

01/22/2014

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

BART Cop Shot By Fellow Officer Had Been Searching Apartment For Stolen Items

Authorities say a Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer while searching an apartment was looking for a laptop and other stolen items.

01/22/2014

(Photo credit by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Peaceful Vigil Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Oscar Grant’s Shooting Death

Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.

01/01/2014

Former BART Police Officer Anthony Pirone (Los Angeles County Superior Court)

BART Police Officer Fired For Role In Oscar Grant Shooting Accused Of Unemployment Fraud

An ex-Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer fired for escalating a confrontation with passengers that led to the slaying of an unarmed man has been charged with unemployment fraud.

05/03/2013

Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant III, speaks to reporters in Oakland, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal Process

The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.

05/11/2012

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