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Oscar Grant III

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers patrol the platform at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  The hacker group "Anonymous" staged a demonstration at a BART station this evening after BART officials turned off cell phne service in its stations last week during a disruptive protest following a fatal shooting of a man by BART police.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Auditor Finds Improved BART Police Force Since Oscar Grant Shooting

A report issued Thursday by an independent expert found that BART police have made significant progress in enacting reforms since unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by police at the Fruitvale station in 2009.

12/05/2013

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

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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.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/28/2011

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

A demonstrator lies on the ground during a demonstration after the sentencing in Oakland, Calif., Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, of former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Johannes Mehserle. Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant at a BART station on Jan. 1, 2009. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Perry sentenced Mehserle to two years in prison. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Lawsuit Filed Over Arrests Following Mehserle Verdict Protests

A class action lawsuit was filed against the Oakland Police Department and the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office Monday alleging that they violated the rights of 150 people who were arrested after former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced last Nov. 5.

CBS San Francisco–06/13/2011

Mehserle’s Lawyer Asks For New Trial

Judge Expected To Allow Release Of Johannes Mehserle

Johannes Mehserle has served eleven months of a two-year sentence for the New Years Day 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant III. A judge has granted leniency, allowing him to be released later this month.

CBS San Francisco–05/31/2011

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BART Directors Appoint Independent Police Auditor

BART officials decided to create a police auditor position and have a citizen review board following the shooting death of unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

Looters break into a Foot Locker store in Downtown Oakland following the verdict in the BART shooting trial, July 8, 2010. (CBS)

2 Ordered To Pay For Looting After BART Shooting Verdict

Two men arrested for looting after the verdict in the Oscar Grant case were ordered to pay $25,000 to the owner of an Oakland jewelry store that was robbed.

CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department walks along a BART train, San Francisco (AP)

BART Selects Members Of Police Oversight Board

BART directors approved 11 members of a citizen review board Thursday that will oversee the transit agency’s police department.

CBS San Francisco–03/10/2011