Johannes Mehserle

BART train, station, car, passengers

BART Offering Free Rides For Off-Duty Cops, Prosecutors

Police officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.

07/19/2012

Johannes Mehserle

Court Upholds Mehserle Conviction In Oscar Grant Shooting Case

A state appeals court in San Francisco Friday upheld the involuntary manslaughter conviction of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle in the killing of an unarmed passenger in 2009.

CBS San Francisco–06/08/2012

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

Johannes Mehserle

Civil Rights Trial Against Mehserle, BART Begins In ’08 Case

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.

11/22/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Ex-BART Cop Mehserle Facing Civil Trial Over 2008 Incident

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.

11/21/2011

New BART General Manager Grace Crunican (Courtesy Photo)

KCBS In Depth: BART’s New General Manager

BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.

10/16/2011

Johntue Caldwell

Mourners Remember Hayward Murder Victim, Friend Of Oscar Grant

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.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

Johntue Caldwell

Friend Of Oscar Grant Shot And Killed In Hayward

Twenty-five year-old Johntue Caldwell was shot and killed Friday night int he parking lot of a Hayward gas station.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/16/2011

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