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.
One victim was injured in a shooting on Fruitvale Avenue in East Oakland early Tuesday morning, according to police.
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.
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.
Police are investigating how a man was struck by an Amtrak train in East Oakland Thursday afternoon, a spokeswoman said.
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.
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…
Oakland police are seeking suspects in connection with a string of sexual assaults and robberies in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood.
The mother and uncle of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed man who was killed by former Bay Area Rapid Transit police Officer Johannes Mehserle three years ago, expressed outrage Friday that they weren’t informed of Mehserle’s appellate hearing on Wednesday.
Lawyers for former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle asked a state appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn his involuntary manslaughter conviction in the killing of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant at an Oakland station in 2009.