Fruitvale

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

Wanda Johnson, mother of Oscar Grant III, speaks to reporters in Oakland, May 11, 2012. (CBS)

Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal Process

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.

05/11/2012

Johannes Mehserle

Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

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.

05/09/2012

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Shooting Set To Become Feature Film

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.

04/18/2012

An Oakland Police Cruiser.

Judge Approves 2nd Oakland Gang Injunction

A judge has approved a second gang injunction in Oakland—this one in the city’s Fruitvale neighborhood.

02/25/2012

Surveillance video shows a shootout involving a taco truck owner on Fruitvale Blvd. in Oakland on February 2, 2012. (CBS)

Would-Be Oakland Taco Truck Robber Confronted By Armed Owner; 2 Shot

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.

02/02/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Oakland Police Seek Suspect In Attempted Sexual Assault

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.

01/28/2012

police generic, siren, light, crime scene

Oakland Police Standoff With Barricaded Suspect, Child Ends Peacefully

A police standoff involving a barricaded suspect with a child in Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood ended peacefully Monday morning, according to authorities.

01/23/2012

2 Hurt In Oakland Shooting

Two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a shooting, according to Oakland police.

12/18/2011

A man handles gold chains at a jewelry shop. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)

Oakland Robbers Snatching Gold Chains Off Victims

The Oakland Police Department is alerting residents about an increase of street robberies that target people wearing gold chains.

CBS San Francisco–08/19/2011

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