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.
BART Settles Lawsuit: 5 Men Detained With Oscar Grant To Get $175,000BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.
Peaceful Vigil Marks 5-Year Anniversary Of Oscar Grant’s Shooting Death Demonstrators gathered Wednesday afternoon for a peaceful vigil in Oakland to mark the five-year anniversary of the shooting death of Oscar Grant who was killed by a BART police officer on New Year’s Day.
Demonstration Planned In Oakland To Mark 5th Anniversary Of Oscar Grant ShootingOakland city officials are alerting residents about demonstrations planned in the city tonight and Wednesday afternoon.
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.
'Urban Shield' Officer Training Event Greeted By Protests In Downtown OaklandA small group of people gathered in front of the Marriott Hotel in downtown Oakland today to protest the “Urban Shield” law enforcement disaster training event being hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office at the hotel this weekend.
Post-'Fruitvale,' Michael B. Jordan wants It AllThe 26-year-old actor is in discussions for key roles in several big-budget studio movies after his star turn in this summer's indie "Fruitvale Station"
Court Gives Oscar Grant's Father OK To Sue Ex-BART Cop For Fatal ShootingA federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.
'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.
Jan Wahl Movie Review: 'Fruitvale Station'Jan Wahl reviews "Fruitvale Station," a controversial and emotional story about Oscar Grant on the last day of his life...
Ryan Coogler Brings Heart, Talent To 'Fruitvale'Coogler's "Fruitvale Station" - his first dramatic feature & first project since graduating in 2011 - won both jury and audience awards at Sundance...
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.