Oscar Grant supporters cry foul and take to the streets after Mehserle verdict. The Johannes Mehserle sentencing of two years was shorter than it would have been if the gun enhancement law had been applied.
Police layoffs leave the city of Oakland with almost 10 percent fewer cops despite last minute negotiations.
Oakland riots resulted in over 80 arrests and damage to downtown businesses Thursday night after the involuntary manslaughter verdict in the Johannes Mehserle case.
The trial of an Oakland, Calif. BART police officer may reveal judicial attitudes toward video evidence and police brutality, legal analysts say.
A video that appears to show a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer pushing a passenger into a glass barrier rekindles the issue of excess police force. A passenger was shot by a BART police officer in January.
Cellphone videos of a police killing in Oakland, Calif., spark outrage.