Hundreds Gather At Oakland's Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar GrantSeveral hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year's Day in 2009.
Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer MehserleThe father of a 22-year-old Hayward man who was fatally shot by a BART officer in Oakland in 2009 testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that his son was the most treasured element in his life.
Oscar Grant 'Fruitvale' Film Creates Sundance BuzzA movie about the shooting death of BART passenger Oscar Grant by officer Johannes Mehserle on the Fruitvale Station platform on New Year's Day 2009 appears to be the hottest flick at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Vigil Held For Oscar Grant In Oakland 4 Years After BART ShootingFour years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.
Federal Court Mulls Lawsuits Filed By Family, Friends Of Oscar GrantA federal appeals court in San Francisco was mulling a bid by former BART officer Johannes Mehserle and two other officers to be shielded from some of the claims in lawsuits by the father and five friends of Oscar Grant III.
Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal ProcessThe 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.
Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter ConvictionLawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.
KCBS In Depth: BART's New General ManagerBART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.
BART Officers In SF Shooting Had No Mental Health TrainingBART is attempting to give all its police officers training in dealing with the mentally ill. However, two officers involved in a fatal shooting early this month had yet to receive it.