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.
Hollywood filmmakers plan to bring the shooting death of Bay Area Rapid Transit passenger Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform to the big screen. Some well-known actors have apparently signed on for the film.
A judge has approved a second gang injunction in Oakland—this one in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood.
A taco truck owner accosted by an armed robber in Oakland early Thursday defended himself with his own gun in a shootout which injured both the victim and gunman, according to police.
Oakland police said Friday that they are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman on a busy street in the city’s Fruitvale District in the middle of the day on Thursday.
A police standoff involving a barricaded suspect with a child in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood ended peacefully Monday morning, according to authorities.
Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a shooting, according to Oakland police.
The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.
The first of several security cameras being installed in Oakland’s Fruitvale District went up Thursday at the restaurant where the longtime owner and community leader was shot to death.