Court Upholds Mehserle Conviction In Oscar Grant Shooting CaseA 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.
Oscar Grant Family Outraged Over Mehserle Appeal ProcessThe 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.
Ex-BART Officer Mehserle Asks Appeals Court To Overturn Manslaughter ConvictionLawyers 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.
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.
Protesters Target BART For 3rd Straight MondayFor the third consecutive Monday, BART officials had warned commuters that stations may be closed due to this planned protest by the hacker group “Anonymous.”
Group Organizing BART Protests Vows To Continue FightThe group Anonymous said they already plan to hold another protest next Monday and will continue to do so until they "get what they want."
Civic Center, Powell Stations Closed In BART Protest, Dozens ArrestedA protest prompted BART to close Civic Center and Powell Street stations in San Francisco several times Monday evening.
Mourners Remember Hayward Murder Victim, Friend Of Oscar GrantHundreds 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.
Friend Of Oscar Grant Shot And Killed In HaywardTwenty-five year-old Johntue Caldwell was shot and killed Friday night int he parking lot of a Hayward gas station.
BART Frustrated By Pace Of Investigation Into Fatal Police ShootingWith many questions still unanswered, some Bay Area Rapid Transit directors are worried about the pace of an investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting at Civic Center Station.
Many Questions Still Unanswered In Fatal San Francisco BART ShootingBART's top cop said a man fatally shot by BART police at the Civic Center station was actually brandishing two knives at the time of the shooting on July 3.
Inaugural BART Police Watchdog Meeting To Address SF ShootingA 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.
SF Protest Over BART Police Shooting Disrupts ServiceBay Area Rapid Transit service returned to normal Monday night, hours after it was disrupted by protests at several San Francisco stations.
Auditor To Investigate SF BART Police ShootingThe new independent auditor for Bay Area Rapid Transit Police said Monday that he will conduct a thorough investigation.
BART Police Shooting Witness Questions Use Of Lethal ForceAt least one witness to the shooting of a man by BART police Sunday night at the Civic Center Station in San Francisco is questioning why the officers' had to use lethal force.