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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.


Johannes Mehserle

Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

Lawyers 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.


Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Shooting Set To Become Feature Film

Hollywood filmmakers plan to bring the shooting death of Bay Area Rapid Transit passenger Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform to the big screen. Some well-known actors have apparently signed on for the film.


BART train, station

Protesters Target BART For 3rd Straight Monday

For the third consecutive Monday, BART officials had warned commuters that stations may be closed due to this planned protest by the hacker group “Anonymous.”

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2011

BART protest

Group Organizing BART Protests Vows To Continue Fight

The group Anonymous said they already plan to hold another protest next Monday and will continue to do so until they “get what they want.”

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Protesters force the closure of the BART Civic Center Station (CBS)

Civic Center, Powell Stations Closed In BART Protest, Dozens Arrested

A protest prompted BART to close Civic Center and Powell Street stations in San Francisco several times Monday evening.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

Johntue Caldwell

Mourners Remember Hayward Murder Victim, Friend Of Oscar Grant

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Newark on Monday to remember Johntue Caldwell, the victim of a July 15 homicide in Hayward and best friend of Oscar Grant III.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

Johntue Caldwell

Friend Of Oscar Grant Shot And Killed In Hayward

Twenty-five year-old Johntue Caldwell was shot and killed Friday night int he parking lot of a Hayward gas station.


San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

BART Frustrated By Pace Of Investigation Into Fatal Police Shooting

With many questions still unanswered, some Bay Area Rapid Transit directors are worried about the pace of an investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting at Civic Center Station.


San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

Many Questions Still Unanswered In Fatal San Francisco BART Shooting

BART’s top cop said a man fatally shot by BART police at the Civic Center station was actually brandishing two knives at the time of the shooting on July 3.