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Protestors Gather Outside Johannes Mehserle Trial

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

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ariel Edwards-Levy LOS ANGELES - Appr...

High Profile Police Murder Trial Underway

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

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ariel Edwards- Levy LOS ANGELES -- So...

From the Courthouse: Mehserle Trial Day One

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

I'm sitting in the courtroom where Johannes Mehserle, the former BART police officer facing a murder charge for the shooting death of 22-year old Oscar Grant III, is wearing a gray suit, brown shoes, and yellow tie. He sits devoid of emotion.

Jury Selection Finalized In Former Officer's Murder Trial

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

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada & Nick Bellizzi Tomorro...

Jury Selection Begins For BART Police Officer Accused Of Murdering Oscar Grant

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Via KTLA: Prospective jurors are expected to answer more than 120 questions Wednesday in preparation for the emotionally-charged trial of Johannes Meh...

Victim's Record Could Help Ex-Officer In Murder Trial

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

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada The lawyer for the fami...

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.

Oscar Grant Death: BART Officer Mehserle Arrested (VIDEO)

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Scroll down for video SAN FRANCISCO — A white former transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platfor...

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.

Police Swarm Subway After Protests Over Shooting Turn Violent (VIDEO)

AP | TERRY COLLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO OF PROTESTS OAKLAND, Calif. — Heavy police presence greeted Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters Thursday, a day after more t...

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-...