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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

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

BART Conducting Internal Review Of Naked Acrobat Incident

BART police announced Wednesday that retired Police Chief Patrick Oliver, a leading law-enforcement consultant, will begin an assessment on the department’s reforms this July.

06/19/2013

(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

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

East Oakland Shooting Leaves 1 Hurt

One victim was injured in a shooting on Fruitvale Avenue in East Oakland early Tuesday morning, according to police.

02/19/2013

Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant in 'Fruitvale'  (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Sundance Prize Goes To Dramatization Of Fruitvale BART Shooting Victim

A dramatic film about the last day in the life of a man shot to death in Oakland by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day 2009 was awarded a top prize for a dramatic film at the Sundance Film Festival.

01/27/2013

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

Oscar Grant ‘Fruitvale’ Film Creates Sundance Buzz

A movie about the shooting death of BART passenger Oscar Grant by officer Johannes Mehserle on the Fruitvale Station platform on New Year’s Day 2009 appears to be the hottest flick at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

01/22/2013

Amtrak Train at Crossing

Oakland Man Hospitalized After Being Struck By Amtrak Train

Police are investigating how a man was struck by an Amtrak train in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.

01/17/2013

Police sketch of suspect in attempted kidnapping near Fruitvale BART station. (Oakland Police Dept.)

Suspect Sketch Released In Attempted Kidnap Near Fruitvale BART Station

Oakland police have released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with the attempted kidnapping of a 25-year-old woman near the Fruitvale BART station last month.

01/17/2013

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

Bay Area Featured In Film At The Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival returns to Park City, Utah with some films featuring the Bay Area through Steve Jobs and a film depicting the events around Oscar Grant…

01/09/2013

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

Spate Of Sex Assaults, Robberies Plagues Oakland’s Fruitvale Neighborhood

Oakland police are seeking suspects in connection with a string of sexual assaults and robberies in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood.

08/31/2012

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