OAKLAND, Calif — The family of Oscar Grant, who was gunned down while unarmed at a Oakland train station, is infuriated at a judge for releasing his killer, Johannes Mehserle, without allowing the family their right to address him. After learning of Mehserle’s release in the LA Times, Cephus Johnson, Grant’s uncle, went to the […]

OAKLAND, Calif. — About 300 protesters gathered in downtown Oakland on Sunday to show their anger over a former San Francisco Bay Area transit police officer’s pending release from jail after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence for killing an unarmed passenger. Under a heavy police presence, the protesters held a peaceful demonstration near […]