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Johannes Mehserle

Michael B. Jordan & Ariana Neal in "Fruitvale Station" (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Oscar Grant Movie ‘Fruitvale Station’ Premieres To Sellout Crowds

Movie theaters in Oakland added extra screenings Friday to accommodate huge crowds that wanted to see “Fruitvale Station,” a new film about the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer.

07/12/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oakland Reaches $1M Settlement With Oscar Grant Protesters

A federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.

06/24/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ Premieres In Oakland

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.

06/20/2013

A naked man accosts passengers at the 16th and Mission BART Station. (Anwash12/YouTube)

BART Conducting Internal Review Of Naked Acrobat Incident

BART police announced Wednesday that retired Police Chief Patrick Oliver, a leading law-enforcement consultant, will begin an assessment on the department’s reforms this July.

06/19/2013

(L-R) Ahna O'Reilly, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz, Michael B. Jordan and Ryan Coogler (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Oscar Grant Film ‘Fruitvale Station’ To Be Screened At Oakland’s Grand Lake Theater

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.

06/19/2013

Former BART Police Officer Anthony Pirone (Los Angeles County Superior Court)

BART Police Officer Fired For Role In Oscar Grant Shooting Accused Of Unemployment Fraud

An ex-Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer fired for escalating a confrontation with passengers that led to the slaying of an unarmed man has been charged with unemployment fraud.

05/03/2013

Michael B. Jordan as Oscar Grant in 'Fruitvale'  (credit: The Weinstein Company)

Sundance Prize Goes To Dramatization Of Fruitvale BART Shooting Victim

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.

01/27/2013

Scene from "Fruitvale" (credit: Sundance Film Festival)

Oscar Grant ‘Fruitvale’ Film Creates Sundance Buzz

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.

01/22/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Vigil Held For Oscar Grant In Oakland 4 Years After BART Shooting

Four years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.

01/01/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Federal Court Mulls Lawsuits Filed By Family, Friends Of Oscar Grant

A federal appeals court in San Francisco was mulling a bid by former BART officer Johannes Mehserle and two other officers to be shielded from some of the claims in lawsuits by the father and five friends of Oscar Grant III.

12/04/2012

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