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Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $1M Settlement With Oscar Grant Protesters

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.

06/24/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ Premieres In Oakland

Hundreds of people gathered at the Grand Lake Theater near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday evening for a private screening of the film “Fruitvale Station” which depicts the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant III.

06/20/2013

(L-R) Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ To Be Screened At Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater

After earning top marks at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film “Fruitvale Station,” which depicts the last day of Oscar Grant III’s life before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer, will be screened for the first time in the Bay Area on Thursday.

06/19/2013

Michael B. Jordan (credit: Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Jordan Finally Front & Center In ‘Fruitvale’

Before “Fruitvale Station,” Michael B. Jordan was glimpsed sporadically in supporting roles on TV shows like “The Wire” and “Friday Night Lights,” and in films like “Red Tails” and…

05/17/2013

Scene from "Fruitvale" (credit: Sundance Film Festival)

‘Fruitvale Station’ Unveils First Trailer

The film, which won the Grand Jury and Audience prizes at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, will arrive in theaters July 12…

05/13/2013

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

BART Reaches $1.3 Million Settlement With Oscar Grant’s Mother

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials said Tuesday that the agency has reached a $1.3 million settlement with the mother of Oscar Grant III.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/28/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Judge Upholds Release Of Mehserle From Prison Monday

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed man at Oakland’s Fruitvale BART station will be released from custody on Monday, a judge reaffirmed Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/10/2011

Former BART officer Mehserle's booking photo taken after his arrest in Nevada on January 13, 2009. (Douglas County, Nevada)

Johannes Mehserle To Be Freed From Jail Monday

The former BART officer convicted last summer in the fatal shooting of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant will be released from jail on Monday, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2011

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department walks along a BART train, San Francisco (AP)

BART Selects Members Of Police Oversight Board

BART directors approved 11 members of a citizen review board Thursday that will oversee the transit agency’s police department.

CBS San Francisco–03/10/2011

Marysol Domenici, BART police officer

BART Officer Fired For Role In Shooting To Be Reinstated

An arbitrator has ruled that BART must reinstate Officer Marysol Domenici, who was fired for her role in the 2009 shooting death of an unarmed passenger.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/17/2010

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