CHP Arrests Suspect for Assault on BART Train Near Lake MerrittA suspect was taken into custody Thursday for assaulting another person with a chain on a BART train near Lake Merritt station on Tuesday, BART officials said.
BART Begins Increased Police Patrols On Trains, At StationsWhenever BART surveys its customers it always gets the same response: they’d like to see more police presence on the trains and in the stations. BART heard that message and the effort began Monday night.
Alvarez Begins Tenure As New BART Police ChiefThe new BART police chief is set to begin his tenure Friday amid an announcement about new strategies to increase police presence on trains and reduce crime on the transit system.
Oscar Grant Vigil Planned At Noon At Fruitvale BART StationA vigil is planned for Wednesday at the Fruitvale BART station to mark the 11th anniversary of the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III by a BART police officer.
BART Police Auditor Probes Racial Disparity In Fare Evasion CrackdownBART's Office of the Independent Police Auditor is looking into a wide racial disparity between who's being issued tickets during the transit agency's crackdown on fare evaders.
Suspect Arrested Following Sexual Assault Inside Millbrae BART Parking Garage ElevatorBART police, in cooperation with the Clayton and Concord police departments, arrested a suspect wanted in connection with a Friday morning sexual assault at the Millbrae BART station.
BART GM Touts Increased Security, Sunday Schedule Changes On Listening TourBART riders can expect an increased police presence starting Monday, the transit agency's general manager announced over the weekend.
Suspect In Fatal South Hayward BART Stabbing Arraigned On Murder ChargesA San Francisco man was arraigned on multiple felony charges Thursday for the fatal stabbing of a 49-year-old man on a BART train at the transit agency's South Hayward station on Tuesday afternoon.
BART Workers Voice Safety Concerns In Wake Of Fatal StabbingBART employees on Thursday talked to the transit agency's board of directors about safety concerns, two days after a man was fatally stabbed on board a train.
Coroner Identifies Good Samaritan Killed In Fatal BART Train StabbingThe Alameda County Coroner on Wednesday afternoon released the identity of the man who was fatally stabbed on a BART train in South Hayward after trying to stop a suspect from stealing a sleeping passenger's shoes.
Good Samaritan Stabbed To Death On BART Train After Trying To Stop TheftA man who was stabbed to death on a BART train Tuesday afternoon was a Good Samaritan who had tried to intervene in an attempted theft, a BART spokesperson confirmed.
Man Cited For Eating Sandwich On BART Platform To File LawsuitThe man busted for eating a sandwich at the Pleasant Hill BART station last week has taken a first step in moving toward suing the transit agency.
BART General Manager Issues Apology To Man Cited For Eating Sandwich At StationBART General Manager Bob Powers issued a statement Monday morning apologizing to the man who was cited last week for eating a sandwich on the Pleasant Hill station platform.
BART Rider Handcuffed, Cited For Eating Sandwich On Pleasant Hill Station PlatformAn incident involving a BART rider eating a sandwich on the train platform that ended with the passenger handcuffed and cited was captured in a viral video and is raising questions whether the BART police officer went too far.
BART Issues Warning After 400 Device Thefts Reported Through AprilBART police will hand out cards on trains this week advising passengers to be aware of their surroundings to avoid cellphone thieves.