Oakland Transit Shooting Verdict: Involuntary Manslaughter

A white transit police officer accused of killing an unarmed black man in Oakland, Calif., was convicted of involuntary manslaughter today in a racially-charged case authorities fear could spark violent demonstrations in Oakland and Los Angeles. The verdict came after more than six hours of jury deliberations over the course of two days in Los Angeles, where the trial was moved because of extensive media coverage. The victim, Oscar Grant, 22, was among a group of revelers returning from San...Full Story
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