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.
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.
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.
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…
The film, which won the Grand Jury and Audience prizes at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, will arrive in theaters July 12…
Bay Area Rapid Transit officials said Tuesday that the agency has reached a $1.3 million settlement with the mother of Oscar Grant III.
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.
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.
BART directors approved 11 members of a citizen review board Thursday that will oversee the transit agency’s police department.
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.