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.
Civil Rights Trial Against Mehserle, BART Begins In '08 CaseFormer BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and four current officers were in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday for the start of a civil trial in which they are accused of using excessive force on an Oakland man three years ago.
Ex-BART Cop Mehserle Facing Civil Trial Over 2008 Incident A federal civil rights trial involving accusations that former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle used excessive force in a November 2008 incident in Oakland is set to begin in San Francisco on Tuesday.
KCBS In Depth: BART's New General ManagerBART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.
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.
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.
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 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.
Mehserle Spending Time With Family, Lawyer SaysFormer 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.
Ex-BART Officer Johannes Mehserle Released From JailA 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.
Lawsuit Filed Over Arrests Following Mehserle Verdict ProtestsA 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.
Oakland Prepared For Mehserle DemonstrationOakland officials are taking extra precautions as a rally and march are scheduled for Sunday afternoon to protest the early release of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle from prison.
Judge Upholds Release Of Mehserle From Prison MondayA former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed man at Oakland's Fruitvale BART station will be released from custody on Monday, a judge reaffirmed Friday.