BART Fixing Tracks Between Lake Merritt, Fruitvale; Weekend Closures SetBART has announced major weekend disruptions between the Lake Merritt and Fruitvale stations due to track maintenance projects taking place from April to July.
Family Sues Oakland Over Teen's Death From Falling Tree BranchThe family of an East Bay teenager is filing a wrongful death suit against the city of Oakland a year after he killed by a falling tree limb near Lake Merritt.
Thousands Gather In Oakland To Circle Lake Merritt In Protest Of President-Elect TrumpThousands gathered shoulder to shoulder Sunday afternoon in Oakland to stage a peaceful, family-friendly and non-violent protest against the election of president-elect Donald Trump, organizers said.
Federal Agents Brought In To Investigate Massive Oakland Apartment FireA fire investigation team from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives arrived in Oakland Wednesday to help determine the cause of a five-alarm fire, ATF officials said.
Major Delays On BART Between Lake Merritt And West OaklandBART passengers in the East Bay were experiencing major delays Monday evening due to an equipment problem on the track.
Robbery Victim's Screams Lead To Suspects' Arrest Near Oakland's Lake MerrittPolice in Oakland swiftly arrested two robbery suspects near Lake Merritt Tuesday morning, a police spokeswoman said.
Cyclist Shot, Killed Near Lake MerrittA bicyclist was shot and killed near Lake Merritt.
Oakland City Leaders Unveil Memorial To Children Killed By ViolenceFamilies of children killed by violence and city leaders gathered Friday at Oakland's Lake Merritt where they unveiled and dedicated a memorial to their dead loved ones.
1 Arrested After Robbery Near Oakland's Lake MerrittPolice have at least one suspect in custody after a robbery near Oakland’s Lake Merritt Thursday evening, police said.
Oakland Teen Killed By Broken Tree Limb Near Lake Merritt IdentifiedA teenage boy died after a tree branch he was climbing Friday snapped, crushing him to death on the shore of Oakland's Lake Merritt.
Oakland Police Officer Fatally Shoots Man Who Allegedly Attacked Her With Metal ChainOakland Police Chief Sean Whent said a female officer fatally shot an assault suspect Thursday morning because the man immediately struck her multiple times with a metal chain when she tried to talk to him.
Police Chase Robbery Suspect Through BART Tunnels Prompting DelaysA robbery suspect sent police on a roughly one-hour foot pursuit through the BART tunnels near the Lake Merritt station Monday, a BART police lieutenant said.

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