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Hundreds Gather At Oakland’s Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar Grant

Several 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.

01/01/2015

BART Station San Francisco (Credit, Randy Yagi)

BART’s Powell Street Station Ranks As Agency’s Most Crime-Plagued

BART’s Powell Street Station in San Francisco sees the most total crime out of any of the transit agency’s stops.

12/21/2014

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580 Lanes Reopen After Fatal Multi-Car Accident In Oakland

All lanes have reopened on westbound Interstate Highway 580 in Oakland after a fatal multi-vehicle accident caused closures Tuesday morning

11/25/2014

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1-Alarm House Fire Extinguished In Oakland Fruitvale Neighborhood

Firefighters brought a one-alarm house fire in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood under control Saturday morning.

09/27/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Trains Moving Again From Fruitvale And Coliseum Stations After Search For Bike Thief

BART trains are moving again after simultaneous mechanical problems and a search for a bike thief in Oakland stopped trains going to and from Fremont.

07/02/2014

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Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant’s Father

A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant’s father, stemming from Grant’s killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.

07/01/2014

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Oakland Police Arrest Multiple Suspects In Recent Robberies, Carjackings

Oakland police announced the arrest last week of multiple suspects wanted in connection with numerous recent armed robberies and carjackings in the central Oakland area.

06/16/2014

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Mehserle Breaks Down On Witness Stand During Testimony Of Oscar Grant’s Death In Civil Case

Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.

06/13/2014

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BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000

BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.

05/20/2014

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1 Killed, 3 Others Hurt In Oakland Shooting

One person has died in a shooting in Oakland’s Fruitvale District that injured a total of four people Wednesday night, police said.

02/13/2014

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