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.
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.
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.
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.
One person has died in a shooting in Oakland’s Fruitvale District that injured a total of four people Wednesday night, police said.
A person has been killed during what appears to have been a home invasion robbery in Oakland Friday afternoon, according to police.
Oakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.
A boy was sent to the hospital after the car he was riding in was shot at Tuesday afternoon in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood.
Jan Wahl reviews “Fruitvale Station,” a controversial and emotional story about Oscar Grant on the last day of his life…
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.