Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and four current officers were in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday for the start of a civil trial in which they are accused of using excessive force on an Oakland man three years ago.
A federal civil rights trial involving accusations that former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle used excessive force in a November 2008 incident in Oakland is set to begin in San Francisco on Tuesday.
BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Newark on Monday to remember Johntue Caldwell, the victim of a July 15 homicide in Hayward and best friend of Oscar Grant III.
Twenty-five year-old Johntue Caldwell was shot and killed Friday night int he parking lot of a Hayward gas station.
A newly-formed board that will serve as a watchdog for Bay Area Rapid Transit Police was set to hold its first meeting Tuesday – with the July 3rd fatal BART police shooting in San Francisco at the top of the list of priorities.
The new independent auditor for Bay Area Rapid Transit Police said Monday that he will conduct a thorough investigation.
Bay Area Rapid Transit officials said Tuesday that the agency has reached a $1.3 million settlement with the mother of Oscar Grant III.
Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle is spending time with his family this week after his release from jail for killing BART passenger Oscar Grant III, his attorney said Wednesday.
A former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence.