Charles Hill

A protestor holds up a picture of Charles Hill during a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station on July 11, 2011. The group “No Justice, No BART” is protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

Judge Dismisses Suit Over 2011 Fatal Shooting By BART Officer

A civil rights lawsuit filed by the family of a homeless man fatally shot by a BART police officer at a San Francisco station two years ago has been dismissed by a federal magistrate in Oakland.

09/24/2013

San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

DA Clears BART Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Homeless Man

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon has concluded that a BART police officer “acted lawfully in self-defense” when he fatally shot Charles Hill at the Civic Center station last summer.

02/21/2012

San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

Brother Of Homeless Man Killed By BART Police Sues

The family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by a BART police officer last July has filed a wrongful death and civil rights lawsuit claiming that he didn’t pose a serious danger even though he was armed with two knives and a bottle.

01/25/2012

New BART General Manager Grace Crunican (Courtesy Photo)

KCBS In Depth: BART’s New General Manager

BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.

10/16/2011

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Police Officers To Wear Cameras

BART Police has come under scrutiny for their use of force in some tense situations. Now the agency is testing out a new program that can record their every move from their point of view.

09/28/2011

A protestor holds up a picture of Charles Hill during a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station on July 11, 2011. The group “No Justice, No BART” is protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

BART Considers Legal Action Against Demonstrators

The transit agency was contemplating seeking restraining orders against people arrested at multiple events.

09/13/2011

BART train, station

BART Protesters March For 5th Consecutive Monday

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco’s Market Street Monday evening in the fifth consecutive Monday rush-hour demonstration.

09/12/2011

BART protest

Another Protest Planned On SF BART Station Platform

Another Monday means another protest at downtown San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit stations.

09/12/2011

BART graffiti

Vandals Target San Francisco BART Station After Protests

A few hours after protests ended at one Bay Area Rapid Transit station in San Francisco on Thursday, vandals destroyed machines and sprayed graffiti at another BART station across the city, an agency spokeswoman said.

09/09/2011

Officers block an entrance to the BART Powell St. station in San Francisco (CBS)

Several Arrested In Latest BART Station Protest, Shutdown

More than 20 protesters were arrested at San Francisco’s Powell Street station Thursday evening at a rally organized by a group whose goal is to disband the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department.

09/08/2011

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