Dozens of protesters gathered on the BART system and in downtown San Francisco on Monday evening in response to the agency's interruption of cellphone service to prevent a potentially disruptive protest last week.The protest spread to other downtown transit stations, interrupting commuters on BART and Muni. Read More
The July 3 fatal shooting of Charles Hill by BART police officers should have been the perfect opportunity to test the oversight and accountability powers of the agency’s new civilian review committee and independent police auditor.
So far, the experiment is off to a rocky start. Read More
A transient shot and killed by BART cops was armed with a bottle and at least two knives, the agency’s police chief said Tuesday.
Previously, BART officials have said 45-year-old Charles Hill had a bottle and a single knife during his fatal July 3 confrontation with two transit officers at the Civic Center station. Kenton Rainey, BART’s police chief, made the disclosure during a briefing Tuesday — a day after roughly 75 demonstrators Read More