'Fruitvale Station' Movie Delivers Nuanced Portrait Of Oscar GrantOscar Grant did not deserve to die. That is the central message of the new film "Fruitvale Station."
'Fruitvale Station': Recreating A Tragic Loss Of A LifeMichael B. Jordan, director Ryan Coogler discuss their award-winning film about the last day of Oscar Grant, the young man fatally shot by a BART transit cop...
Oscar Grant Movie 'Fruitvale Station' Premieres To Sellout CrowdsMovie theaters in Oakland added extra screenings Friday to accommodate huge crowds that wanted to see "Fruitvale Station," a new film about the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant by a BART police officer.
Oakland Reaches $1M Settlement With Oscar Grant ProtestersA federal judge has given preliminary approval to a $1 million settlement in a lawsuit filed against the city of Oakland and Alameda County on behalf of 150 people who were arrested during a 2010 protest related to the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant III.
Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station' Premieres In OaklandHundreds of people gathered at the Grand Lake Theater near Oakland's Lake Merritt Thursday evening for a private screening of the film "Fruitvale Station" which depicts the last 24 hours in the life of Oscar Grant III.
BART Conducting Internal Review Of Naked Acrobat IncidentBART police announced Wednesday that retired Police Chief Patrick Oliver, a leading law-enforcement consultant, will begin an assessment on the department’s reforms this July.
Oscar Grant Film 'Fruitvale Station' To Be Screened At Oakland's Grand Lake TheaterAfter earning top marks at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, the film “Fruitvale Station,” which depicts the last day of Oscar Grant III’s life before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer, will be screened for the first time in the Bay Area on Thursday.
BART Police Officer Fired For Role In Oscar Grant Shooting Accused Of Unemployment Fraud An ex-Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer fired for escalating a confrontation with passengers that led to the slaying of an unarmed man has been charged with unemployment fraud.
Sundance Prize Goes To Dramatization Of Fruitvale BART Shooting VictimA dramatic film about the last day in the life of a man shot to death in Oakland by a BART police officer on New Year's Day 2009 was awarded a top prize for a dramatic film at the Sundance Film Festival.
Oscar Grant 'Fruitvale' Film Creates Sundance BuzzA movie about the shooting death of BART passenger Oscar Grant by officer Johannes Mehserle on the Fruitvale Station platform on New Year's Day 2009 appears to be the hottest flick at this year's Sundance Film Festival.
Vigil Held For Oscar Grant In Oakland 4 Years After BART ShootingFour years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.
Federal Court Mulls Lawsuits Filed By Family, Friends Of Oscar GrantA federal appeals court in San Francisco was mulling a bid by former BART officer Johannes Mehserle and two other officers to be shielded from some of the claims in lawsuits by the father and five friends of Oscar Grant III.
BART Offering Free Rides For Off-Duty Cops, ProsecutorsPolice officers and prosecutors who work in the four counties served by Bay Area Rapid Transit are eligible for smartcards that allow them to ride for free when they are off duty, BART officials announced Wednesday.
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.