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Triple Shooting Near Mission BART

Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.28.2013 | San Francisco

A drive-by triple shooting near San Francisco's 16th Street BART Station rattled the Mission District and led police on a chase through the city early...

Shooting At BART Station

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.19.2013 | San Francisco

A shooting at the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro left one man dead and another injured on Saturday. According to the Patch, the shooting occu...

Tragic BART Shooting Heads To Silver Screen

Robin Wilkey | Posted 04.17.2012 | San Francisco

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Octavia Spencer, the Oscar-winning actress from last year's Blockbuster film, "The Help", is allegedly in negotia...

Decision In Controversial BART Shooting Announced

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.23.2012 | San Francisco

In an official report released Tuesday, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced that BART Police Officer James Crowell "acted lawfully...

Charles Hill Family Sues BART

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

On Wednesday, Chris Hill, the brother of a San Francisco homeless man who was shot and killed by BART police officers, filed a federal lawsuit against...

VIRTUALLY ANONYMOUS: Are The BART Protests Finally Losing Steam?

Carly Schwartz | Posted 11.27.2011 | San Francisco

It's been a long summer of discontent for the Bay Area Rapid Transit System. Every Monday evening for the past two months, commuters and BART offic...

Demonstrators To Block Gates At Thursday's BART Protest

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.08.2011 | San Francisco

On Thursday, a group of anti-BART activists plan to physically block the fare gates at the Powell Street BART station with the intention of requiring ...

Does White Make Right? Racism and Gay-Shaming Drown Bay Area Protests

Colorlines | Channing Kennedy | Posted 11.01.2011 | Black Voices

Chaos continues to surround the ongoing protests against administrators of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system—and the cause is attracting the kind of...

Aaron Sankin

Are BART Police Necessary?

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.31.2011 | San Francisco

"No justice, no peace; disband the BART Police." That slogan has become the rallying cry for the dozens of protesters who have been gathering at th...

Hacker Group Outlines Demands For BART, Threatens Even More Protests

Robin Wilkey | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

On Tuesday morning, in the wake of Monday night's rowdy BART protest, infamous hacker group "Anonymous" announced that the organization would be prote...

PHOTOS: Protesters Shut Down BART Stations Again

AP/The Huffington Post | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco

By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- More than three dozen protesters were arrested Monday during a chaotic run through downtown San Fr...

HERE WE GO AGAIN: Another BART Protest Slated For Tonight

Carly Schwartz | Posted 10.22.2011 | San Francisco

Commuters, it might be time to buy a bike. (SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE BLOG) Infamous hacker group 'Anonymous,' responsible for last week's BART prote...

Infamous Hacker Group Attacks BART Again, Posting Cops' Personal Info

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.17.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Only days after hackers released the confidential user information of thousands of MyBart.org users, the members of the online "hackt...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: BART Releases Tape Of Civic Center Police Shooting

Robin Wilkey | Posted 01.26.2012 | San Francisco

The footage of the Civic Center BART shooting of Charles Hill has been released. (SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO - GRAPHIC CONTENT) On July 3, BART poli...

Police Surround Protesters After Transit Cop's Sentencing

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. Video by Haldun Morgan OAKLAND & LOS ANGE...

BART Cop Needs to Be Held without Bail

Neal Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Neal Rodriguez

Until police officers are required to act as human beings and as long as they are allowed to act as animals, I ask today's youth to avoid situations where executions are likely to occur.

Mixed Feelings After BART Trial Verdict

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youth Radio and The San Francisco Chronicle. By Leon Sykes For the past few weeks, talking to my friends about the Oscar Gra...

From Oakland to Afghanistan, Can We All Get Along?

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

The cauldron of hatred and anguish bubbles over like oil slowly seeping into fragile marshlands. The ravages of perpetual warfare rend the fabric of s...

BART Shooting -- Peeling Back the Layers to the Truth

Rich Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Rich Silverstein

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Feds Open Investigation Into Oscar Grant Case

AP/HuffPost | PAUL ELIAS and GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

SAN FRANCISCO -- The U.S. Department of Justice's civil rights division will investigate a white former transit officer who was convicted in state cou...

"A Broken Window, That's Not a Human Life, That's Not Violence"

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Youth Radio Editor DOWNTOWN OAKLAND- D...

Oakland Reacts to Verdict in Oscar Grant Murder Trial

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Crowds gathering in downtown Oakland to protest the Oscar Grant murder trial verdict are expressing anger at a justice system they say continues to fail communities of color.

Anticipating Black Bloc Protests: Reality Check About Anarchists

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Caitlin Grey and Robyn Gee OAKLAND-- Wi...

Oscar Grant Murder Trial Judge Worries About "Erroneous" Coverage

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

The judge presiding over the Oscar Grant murder trial expressed "great concern" about how inaccurate media coverage of the trial is affecting community sentiment in Oakland, where Grant's shooting took place.

L.A. Judge Worries About Murder Trial's Oakland Impact

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Charlie Foster and Pendarvis Harshaw ...