Cleaver-style knife used in stabbing on BART train, police say
A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon at West Oakland BART station, for stabbing another man with a cleaver-style knife and robbery, BART officials say.
BART can increase ridership with cleaner trains and more police, poll finds
The Bay Area Council, a key player in BART's inception in the 1960s, said the transit system could see a boost in ridership if more was done to improve the overall experience.
BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez to retire after 4 years leading department
BART Police Chief Ed Alvarez announced Wednesday that he will retire from the agency's Police Department next month after four years leading the office.
BART increasing police patrols on trains
BART is more than doubling its police presence on train cars beginning on Monday.
BART passenger shot, pistol-whipped
One man was grazed by a bullet and pistol-whipped by another passenger on a BART train Thursday night, police said.
BART experiencing major delays; recovering after trains were not stopping at Embarcadero
BART trains are once again stopping at Embarcadero station in San Francisco Thursday night after the transit agency experienced major delays. The system is now recovering, according to officials.
US Marshals Service arrest man in connection to BART station attack
BART Police Department on Tuesday announced a suspect in connection to an attack at the transit system's Richmond station in January has been arrested by U.S. Marshals Service.
BART police arrest suspect wanted in attempted Oakland rape
Oakland police reported Wednesday that a suspect wanted in an attempted rape case was arrested by BART police.
Man arrested for allegedly killing 1 in SF's Tenderloin
Police in San Francisco arrested a suspect they say shot and killed a man in the Tenderloin.
Victims injured in 2 separate shooting incidents in Oakland early Friday evening
Law enforcement officials in Oakland say they are investigating two separate shootings where victims have been injured Friday evening.
BART station reopens after a person was found dead on the platform
BART officials say the San Bruno station has reopened after a dead person was found on the platform.
Suspect in fatal San Francisco BART plaza stabbing arrested
The suspect in a fatal stabbing at a BART plaza in San Francisco last month was arrested, BART police say.
BART passenger nearly raped, physically attacked during daytime commute to work
A BART passenger was attacked and sexually assaulted while riding a train in broad daylight.
BART police remove controversial term 'excited delirium' as part of reform efforts
BART police will no longer use the controversial term “excited delirium” in the department’s policy manual or in written reports as part of ongoing reform efforts, officials announced Thursday.
Police investigate non-fatal stabbing on BART train, South Hayward station reopens
BART police confirm they are investigating a stabbing on a train Wednesday evening. An adult-male victim suffered non-life threatening injuries following an altercation, officials say.
Bay Area transit agencies respond to Brooklyn subway shooting with increased security
Bay Area transit leaders say they're stepping up security following Tuesday's attack at a New York City subway station in Brooklyn
Oscar Grant's mother reflects on day named in honor of him
Feb. 27 was Oscar Grant's birthday, and the Oakland City Council has declared this Sunday Oscar Grant Day. Grant's mother, Rev. Wanda Johnson, spoke to Mornings on 2 The Nine about the challenges she's faced in the 13 years since she lost her son.
BART police name suspect in deadly Civic Center shooting
BART's chief of police on Friday named the suspect who was involved in a deadly shooting at the Civic Center station.
Box cutter attack aboard BART train ends in attempted murder charge
According to investigators, the attempted murder charge is validated by video evidence of the incident, a BART spokesperson said.
Community calls for accountability and unity at Oscar Grant vigil at Fruitvale BART Station
Family, friends, neighbors and community leaders held a vigil at Fruitvale Station to celebrate the life of Oscar Grant, 13 years after he was shot and killed by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle.