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Johannes Mehserle

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.


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.


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.


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.


A protestor holds up a picture of Charles Hill during a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station on July 11, 2011. The group “No Justice, No BART” is protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

Inaugural BART Police Watchdog Meeting To Address SF Shooting

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.


San Francisco BART Civic Center station, shooting

Auditor To Investigate SF BART Police Shooting

The new independent auditor for Bay Area Rapid Transit Police said Monday that he will conduct a thorough investigation.

CBS San Francisco–07/11/2011

(Photo credit by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

BART Reaches $1.3 Million Settlement With Oscar Grant’s Mother

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials said Tuesday that the agency has reached a $1.3 million settlement with the mother of Oscar Grant III.


Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Mehserle Spending Time With Family, Lawyer Says

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.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Mehserle, left, appears at the East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, in Minden, Nevada. (AP)

Ex-BART Officer Johannes Mehserle Released From Jail

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.

KPIX 5–06/13/2011