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BART Officer Accidentally Shot Dead By Fellow Officer During Home Search

AP | Posted 03.23.2014 | Crime

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accidentally shot and killed a fellow officer Tuesday in the first on-duty fatality in...

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...

Oscar Grant's Killer Asks Court To Overturn Manslaughter Conviction

AP | By PAUL ELIAS | Posted 07.09.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A former California transit officer who fatally shot an unarmed man on an Oakland train platform in 2009 urged an appeals court Wedne...

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...

PHOTOS: Third Week Of Protests Leads To More Arrests

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.29.2011 | San Francisco

By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO -- The San Francisco transit commute went smoothly for the first Monday in two weeks as demonstrators...

BART Officials Holding Public Meeting To Discuss Recent Chaos

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 10.24.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Transit agency directors appeared ready Wednesday to allow police to cut wireless phone access on train platforms, but only in e...

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 ...

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...

BART Protests Go On Without Cell Phone Service Shutdowns

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 11.08.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The idea to cut wireless communications to quell a brewing protest – a tactic that has put San Francisco's subway system i...

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...

BART Protest Disrupts Evening Commute

AP | Posted 09.11.2011 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Three train stations were closed down during San Francisco's evening commute as an estimated 100 people condemned the fatal shooting ...

San Francisco Police Kill Man On Transit Platform

AP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO — A man reportedly armed with a knife on a Bay Area Rapid Transit station platform was shot and killed by police, transit official...

Hundreds Protest Release Of Cop Who Killed Oscar Grant

AP | Posted 08.13.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man that has drawn conti...

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.

Mehserle Trial: Jury Sees Videos In Cop Murder Trial

AP | GREG RISLING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Prosecutors rested their case Monday in the trial of a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed ...