BART Releases Report On Oscar Grant Shooting; New Details RevealedNewly released documents are providing more insight into the deadly shooting of Oscar Grant on a BART platform more than a decade ago.
Oakland City Council Passes Resolution Asking BART To Name Street After Oscar GrantThe Oakland City Council on Tuesday passed a resolution to request BART name the street near the Fruitvale station "Oscar Grant Way" after the man fatally shot by a BART police officer ten years ago.
Defense Witness In Oscar Grant Killing Contacted By Tulsa Deputy's Lawyers In Shooting Death Caught On CameraA defense witness for the BART police officer who shot and killed Oscar Grant has been contacted by lawyers for the Tulsa, Oklahoma reserve deputy facing charges in the killing of a suspect caught on camera.
Hundreds Gather At Oakland's Fruitvale BART Station To Remember Oscar GrantSeveral hundred people gathered in front of the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland Thursday to remember and celebrate the life of Oscar Grant III, who was shot and killed by a BART police officer there on New Year's Day in 2009.
Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant's Father A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant's father, stemming from Grant's killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.
Oscar Grant III's Aunt Killed, 2nd Person Injured In Oakland ShootingA 46-year-old woman who was fatally shot in East Oakland on Tuesday evening was the aunt of Oscar Grant III, an unarmed 22-year-old Hayward man who was killed by a BART police officer in 2009, according to an attorney for Grant’s father.
Prison Inmate Father Of Oscar Grant III Testifies In Lawsuit Against Former BART Police Officer MehserleThe father of a 22-year-old Hayward man who was fatally shot by a BART officer in Oakland in 2009 testified in federal court in San Francisco Tuesday that his son was the most treasured element in his life.
Former BART Officer Who Shot Oscar Grant III Testifies In Civil Trial Brought By Victim's FatherThe former Bay Area Rapid Transit officers who shot and killed a passenger on an Oakland train platform in the early hours of January 1st 2009 is expected to testify in a civil lawsuit brought by that man’s father.
Auditor Finds Improved BART Police Force Since Oscar Grant Shooting A report issued Thursday by an independent expert found that BART police have made significant progress in enacting reforms since unarmed passenger Oscar Grant III was fatally shot by police at the Fruitvale 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.
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.
Judge Expected To Allow Release Of Johannes MehserleJohannes Mehserle has served eleven months of a two-year sentence for the New Years Day 2009 shooting of Oscar Grant III. A judge has granted leniency, allowing him to be released later this month.