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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.