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Tips for going to San Francisco to see Hamilton: Roadshow

Tips for going to San Francisco to see Hamilton: Roadshow

'Parking near the theaters is a scary proposition, too. I have been closely followed and harassed by intimidating, shadowy people.'
Witnesses finish testifying in trial of Nia Wilson’s killer; attorneys to make closing arguments

Witnesses finish testifying in trial of Nia Wilson’s killer; attorneys to make closing arguments

The prosecution showed video evidence Monday of murder defendant John Cowell allegedly saying a racial expletive to a young black woman an hour after fatal stabbing of Nia Wilson.
‘We needed one BART ticket, and that’s where the trouble began’: Roadshow

‘We needed one BART ticket, and that’s where the trouble began’: Roadshow

Plus: 'Here's why those of us on the east side of the Caldecott Tunnel cannot ride BART'
Nearly half of BART ‘quality of life’ citations go to black riders, data show

Nearly half of BART ‘quality of life’ citations go to black riders, data show

New data from the department shows black passengers are ticketed for low-level offenses at a far higher rate than other groups.
‘I want to look crazy,’ Nia Wilson murder defendant told clinician

‘I want to look crazy,’ Nia Wilson murder defendant told clinician

A clinician testified Thursday that John Cowell, who faces murder charge for Nia Wilson, wanted to 'appear crazy.'
What’s the point of extending BART to Santa Clara? Roadshow

What’s the point of extending BART to Santa Clara? Roadshow

Plus: Someone slit the envelope and stole my registration sticker.
Alleged Nia Wilson BART killer’s aunt testifies to nephew’s troubled past

Alleged Nia Wilson BART killer’s aunt testifies to nephew’s troubled past

The aunt of John Lee Cowell, the man accused of killing Nia Wilson at a BART station platform in 2018, painted a picture Wednesday that led insight to her nephew's troubled past.
Recurring FasTrak errors frustrate express lane drivers: Roadshow

Recurring FasTrak errors frustrate express lane drivers: Roadshow

Plus: Is BART a bad way to get to our 'Hamilton' matinee?
Judge may toss defendant’s testimony if he doesn’t return to stand in Nia Wilson murder case

Judge may toss defendant’s testimony if he doesn’t return to stand in Nia Wilson murder case

A judge said Tuesday that if murder defendant John Cowell refuses to finish his cross-examination with the prosecutor, he could throw out all of the testimony, which could be a blow to his defense.
Teen shot by BART police Saturday expected to survive

Teen shot by BART police Saturday expected to survive

The 17-year-old is expected to survive his "life-threatening" injuries, BART said Sunday
Officer-involved shooting reported at BART station, one wounded

Officer-involved shooting reported at BART station, one wounded

A BART police officer shot and wounded a person at the El Cerrito del Norte station Saturday afternoon.
BART police share images of suspect in train assault

BART police share images of suspect in train assault

BART police were asking for the public's help in finding a suspect who investigators say attacked a male rider with a chain this week.
BART’s latest plan to tackle crime: Post officers at troubled stations

BART’s latest plan to tackle crime: Post officers at troubled stations

BART police want to further ramp up their presence on trains and in stations by continuing a hiring spree and assigning beat officers to specific high-crime stops.
Accused killer of Nia Wilson, John Cowell, yells on witness stand, gets kicked out

Accused killer of Nia Wilson, John Cowell, yells on witness stand, gets kicked out

John Lee Cowell, accused of killing Nia Wilson at BART July 2018, became so combative on the witness stand Thursday during his own murder trial that the judge ordered him removed from the courtroom.
How much would you pay for a BART parking spot? Changes could double rates

How much would you pay for a BART parking spot? Changes could double rates

The $3 daily fee BART charges at many stations could double at some of the system's most popular lots and garages -- or rise by even more.
Why I don’t ride BART, part 2: filth, insufficient clothing

Why I don’t ride BART, part 2: filth, insufficient clothing

She'll take a 40-mile Uber ride rather than risk seeing the likes of this man.
Accused killer testifies Wilson sisters were ‘aliens’ who kidnapped grandma

Accused killer testifies Wilson sisters were ‘aliens’ who kidnapped grandma

John Lee Cowell took the stand in his own defense Tuesday and stated that he believed Nia Wilson and her sister Letifah were "aliens" that kidnapped his grandmother.
Who is responsible for this ridiculous BART situation? Roadshow

Who is responsible for this ridiculous BART situation? Roadshow

Plus: Bicyclists are a nightmare! No, wait: Bicyclists are cool!
Photos: BART ambassadors ride along as extra sets of eyes and ears

Photos: BART ambassadors ride along as extra sets of eyes and ears

Two-person teams will be aboard trains from 2 p.m. to midnight each day during the six-month trial run.
Sister recounts horror of seeing Nia Wilson bleeding from fatal stabbing attack on BART

Sister recounts horror of seeing Nia Wilson bleeding from fatal stabbing attack on BART

Tashiya Wilson, one of the Wilson sisters, testified Monday in the trial of defendant John Cowell, who is accused of fatally stabbing 18-year-old Nia Wilson in 2018.