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BART Police Officer's LA Murder Trial Will Be Ugly

Pamela Tom | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Tom

What started out as a win for the defense -- getting the murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle moved -- will now become an even more publicized case reminiscent of Rodney King.

Moral Certainty Leads to Change of Venue

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

The few seconds of grainy footage that show Oscar Grant being fatally shot at the Fruitvale BART station in Oakland were all the evidence required for many protesters to become morally certain.

After North Korea: Why Reporters Take Risks (VIDEO)

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

Josh Wolf was willing to spend 226 days in jail for his story. We visit him in San Francisco to talk to him about why reporters put themselves in dangerous situations.

How to Fight Police Brutality

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Casey Gane-McCalla

When unarmed peaceful civilians are killed by the police, they are being killed by agents of the government that is supposed to represent them. It is a failure of government that must be addressed.

Youth React to Oscar Grant Shooting

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

Oakland residents and others have been protesting the handling of Grant's case and police brutality as a larger issue. Youth Radio is covering the story as it unfolds.

Justice for Oscar Grant? It's up to Jerry Brown

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Rucker

On New Year's Eve, Oscar Grant was executed by a transit police officer in Oakland, California. He was shot in the back while face-down on a subway platform.

Oscar Grant III, Fatally Shot By Police Officer On Subway Train (VIDEO)

KTVU San Francisco | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

OAKLAND, Caif. -- Law enforcement officials urged patience while they investigated details surrounding the fatal New Year's Day shooting of a 22-year-...