Johannes Mehserle

Defense Witness In Oscar Grant Killing Contacted By Tulsa Deputy's Lawyers In Shooting Death Caught On CameraA defense witness for the BART police officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant has been contacted by lawyers for the Tulsa, Oklahoma reserve deputy facing charges in the killing of a suspect caught on camera.
Hundreds Gather At Oakland's Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar GrantSeveral hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year's Day in 2009.
Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant's Father A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant's father, stemming from Grant's killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.
Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer MehserleThe father of a 22-year-old Hayward man who was fatally shot by a BART officer in Oakland in 2009 testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that his son was the most treasured element in his life.
Mehserle Breaks Down On Witness Stand During Testimony Of Oscar Grant's Death In Civil CaseJohannes Mehserle, the former BART officer, broke down and cried on the witness stand while describing how he shot and killed Oscar Grant at a BART station platform more than five years ago.
Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim's FatherThe former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.
BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.
Peaceful Vigil Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Oscar Grant’s Shooting Death Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.
Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant ShootingOakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.
Court Gives Oscar Grant's Father OK To Sue Ex-BART Cop For Fatal ShootingA federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.
'Fruitvale Station' Movie Delivers Nuanced Portrait Of Oscar GrantOscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film "Fruitvale Station."
'Fruitvale Station': Recreating A Tragic Loss Of A LifeMichael B. Jordan, director Ryan Coogler discuss their award-winning film about the last day of Oscar Grant, the young man fatally shot by a BART transit cop...