BART Police Union Dismisses Calls To Seek Aid From Other Police AgenciesCalls for BART Police to get help in fighting crime by tapping resources from other police agencies are getting dismissed by the agency’s police union.
Suspicious Package Briefly Shuts Down West Oakland BART StationBART’s West Oakland station was briefly shut down Wednesday morning because of a suspicious package but has since reopened.
Suspect Arrested In Stabbing Attack Aboard BART TrainA man wanted in connection with a double stabbing aboard a BART train Friday has been arrested according to BART Police.
Man Accused Of Breaking Windows At Fremont Hospital, Escaping On BARTAt least one person has been arrested after allegedly destroying windows at Washington Hospital in Fremont and then jumping on a BART train to flee the scene on Monday night.
BART Cops Placed On 6-Day Work Week; Part Of $28M Security ProposalIn the wake of three homicides on the transit system, BART officials announced Monday they were placing their transit officers on a six-day work week to bolster security on trains and stations, as part of a $28 million comprehensive safety and security plan.
Bill Would Let BART Ignore Zoning Laws In Quest For Transit VillagesA bill to allow BART to fast-track its own high-density housing developments would act as a zoning end-around for the transit agency to put up housing near its stations. Individual cities would appear to have very little say in it.
Mourners Say Goodbye To Oakland Teen Nia WilsonThe family and friends of Nia Wilson gathered Friday at an Oakland church for an emotional ceremony remembering the young woman before she was laid to rest.
Youth Gather in Oakland to Remember Slain BART RiderFrank Ogawa Plaza in Oakland was a rallying point for young people who gathered Thursday evening to remember Nia Wilson, an 18-year-old woman stabbed to death July 22 at a BART station.