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  • Borussia Dortmund bombs: 'Speculator' charged with bus attack

    04/21/2017 1:46:22 AM PDT · by MoraBlack · 6 replies
    Police in Germany have charged a man suspected of being behind an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. Rather than having links to radical Islamism, he was a market trader hoping to make money if the price of shares in the team fell, prosecutors say. The 28-year-old, identified only as Sergej W, was staying in the team's hotel in a room overlooking the street where the explosion took place.
  • Texas church bus crash: 12 killed, 3 injured in collision with pickup truck

    03/29/2017 3:59:42 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 140 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 29, 2017 | Travis Fedschun
    DEVELOPING: – At least 12 people were killed and three injured in a head-on crash Wednesday between a church bus and pick-up truck in southwest Texas, officials said. Uvalde County officials confirmed to KABB/WOAI-TV that "multiple people" were killed in the collision on U.S. Highway 83 near Garner State Park, about 75 miles west of San Antonio.
  • Moment hero bus driver rescues lost five-year-old boy wandering the freezing streets....

    03/17/2017 12:51:01 PM PDT · by Morgana · 31 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 17, 2017 | Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Moment hero bus driver rescues lost five-year-old boy wandering the freezing streets of Milwaukee in the middle of the night A kindhearted bus driver saved the life of a crying little boy who was wandering the streets of Milwaukee on a cold January night. Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver Denise Wilson was pulling over for a break around midnight on January 28 when she noticed the five-year-old boy dressed in a t-shirt, shorts and socks. 'He came out of nowhere out of nowhere. I just happened to look over and heard him crying and he was just...
  • Bus crashes into parade in Haiti, killing at least 34 and injuring 17

    03/12/2017 12:06:28 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 12 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 12 March 2017
    At least 34 people were killed and 17 injured in northern Haiti late on Saturday after a bus crashed into a parade of pedestrians, the country’s civil protection authorities said on Sunday. The bus, which was coming from Cap Haitien to the capital, Port-au-Prince, crashed into a “rara” parade in the town of Gonaives in the northern part of the country, authorities said.
  • Watch pickup truck crash into, get stuck in Centro in Syracuse

    01/27/2017 12:27:24 PM PST · by delchiante · 7 replies
    Syracuse.com- The Post Standard ^ | 1/27/17 | Samantha House
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A pickup truck struck a Centro bus in Syracuse just over a week ago, lodging itself in the bus and injuring multiple people. Videos from cameras on the bus show the truck crashing through the side of the bus and throwing a passenger forward. Centro released the surveillance footage after Syracuse.com | The Post-Standard filed a Freedom of Information Law request. Neil Brownell, the driver of the pickup, was driving off Interstate 81 north at Park Street around 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 19 when the accident happened, said the Syracuse Police Department. Brownell swerved into the...
  • Chattanooga school bus driver......and only got his license to drive the vehicle in April

    11/23/2016 12:00:23 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 23, 2016 | Khaleda Rahman For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Chattanooga school bus driver was involved in another collision just two months ago - and only got his license to drive the vehicle in April The school bus driver charged after a crash that killed five children was involved in another collision just two months ago – and only got his license to drive a school bus in April. Johnthony Walker, 24, was arrested and charged after with five counts of vehicular homicide after the collision in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on Monday. Five Woodmore Elementary students - three fourth-graders, a first-grader and a boy in kindergarten – died in...
  • Grieving mother of three bus crash victims says she REPEATEDLY warned school that the arrested....

    11/23/2016 3:31:01 AM PST · by Morgana · 111 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | November 22, 2016 | Khaleda Rahman and Valerie Edwards For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Grieving mother of three bus crash victims says she REPEATEDLY warned school that the arrested driver would 'drink on the bus, cuss and speed' The heartbroken mother-of three children who were victims in a school bus crash has spoken out about her attempts to report the bus driver for reckless driving. Jasmine Mateen said that since the school year started in August, her children have come home each day complaining about their bus driver. 'I have been calling complaining about this bus driver since August,' she told NBC News. Mateen said she called the Board of Education and...
  • Tennessee bus driver charged in crash that left 6 dead, including 5 children

    11/22/2016 3:33:59 AM PST · by metmom · 84 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 22, 2016
    A Tennessee school bus driver was arrested and faces charges including vehicular homicide in a deadly crash that killed at least six people, including five children, police said in a news conference late Monday. Chattanooga police Chief Fred Fletcher said that 24-year-old Johnthony Walker was charged with five counts of vehicular homicide. Walker was also charged with reckless driving and reckless endangerment. Fletcher called the afternoon crash “every public safety professional’s worst nightmare.” He said earlier that investigators were looking at speed “very, very strongly” as a factor in the accident.
  • Witness: DNC tour bus dumps human waste into storm drain

    10/18/2016 11:15:45 PM PDT · by Morgana · 20 replies
    cbs46.com ^ | October 18, 2016 | By WGCL Digital Team
    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (CBS46) - Lawrenceville police are investigating a claim that involves a Democratic National Committee tour bus illegally dumping human waste in between campaign stops. The incident occurred on Grayson Highway, Tuesday morning. Police say when they arrived on the scene, toilet paper was scattered everywhere and there was a foul smell. A Lawrenceville businessman took several photos of the tour bus dumping waste into the storm drain. You can see in the pictures, a liquid coming from the bottom of the bus. According to the witness, a HAZMAT crew had to be called to the location. CBS46 reached...
  • Md. bus driver honored for her bravery on a burning bus

    09/28/2016 4:56:19 PM PDT · by COBOL2Java · 8 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | September 28, 2016 7:31 pm | Megan Cloherty | @ClohertyWTOP
    LANHAM, Md. — The Prince George’s County Public School system has been rocked by allegations of abused students and teacher misconduct. But the scene Wednesday was celebratory as students, teachers and school officials at two schools came together to honor a bus driver who risked her life for kids on board a bus when it caught fire earlier this month. Students at Robert Goddard Montessori and Glen Arden Woods Elementary pulled out all the stops Wednesday for bus driver Renita Smith, who evacuated 20 children from the burning bus and went back into the flames to make sure everyone...
  • Chinese Company Tests Giant Bus That Drives Over Cars

    08/05/2016 3:22:40 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 16 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 05, 2016 | Steven Overly
    <p>TEB-1 has a spacious passenger compartment measuring 72 feet long by 26 feet wide.</p> <p>Every urban commuter laments the twice-a-day headache of traffic congestion and the often disappointing alternatives that mass transit offers.</p> <p>A Chinese company has officially rolled out one potential solution: the TEB-1, or Transit Elevated Bus. The giant "flying" bus, as some have called it, straddles two lanes of traffic and stands nearly 16 feet tall so that it can pass over cars on the roadway below. While still a long way from mass production, the TEB-1 could one day alleviate major traffic woes in China and other countries with crowded metropolitan areas.</p>
  • Media Fails To Report Gang Firebombing Paris Bus While Yelling ‘Allah Akbar [VIDEO]

    08/03/2016 11:56:01 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Aug. 3, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    American media has been noticeably silent about the Molotov cocktail firebombing of a bus in Paris last week by a large gang which yelled ‘Allah Akbar.’ The attack happened just after midnight on July 28 in the Paris neighborhood of Saint-Denis. Video shows a roadblock stopping the bus in the street and then a group of young males proceeding to throw Molotov cocktails into the city bus. The bus bursts into flames and burns down into a metal hull. French publication Figaro reported that gang members told the bus driver and five passengers to get out of the bus before...
  • Arab bus driver shut door on haredi woman to 'help her die'

    05/17/2016 4:43:35 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 27 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/5/16 | Tova Dvorin
    A bus driver attempted to close the bus doors on a haredi woman and her baby to "help her die," in a shocking incident reported by haredi radio station Kol Hai this week. The Kiryat Sefer woman had been on her way home from Bnei Brak at about 11:00 pm last month when the incident occurred. "I entered the 230 bus line from the back door with my 1 year-old," the woman recounted. "The driver closed the door on us. I stayed there with my baby - we were half in, half out of the bus." "I knocked and yelled...
  • Apple Shuttle Bus Fire Closes Down All Lanes on SB I-280 in Menlo Park

    04/06/2016 11:45:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies
    A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning in unincorporated San Mateo County near Menlo Park, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The fire was reported at 6:40 a.m. on southbound Interstate Highway 280 at Sand Hill Road, CHP Officer Art Montiel said. The rear left side of the bus caught fire. Montiel did not know what caused the fire. No one was injured. Two lanes of the highway were closed for more than an hour and reopened at about 8 a.m. No other vehicle was involved in the incident, Montiel said. The...
  • SUNY Albany students who claimed racial attack on bus could face charges

    02/25/2016 8:04:58 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 31 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 02/25/16 | Jason Silverstein
    Three SUNY Albany students who claimed they were victims of a racially motivated attack on a city bus might face charges themselves after surveillance footage apparently debunked their story.... The three students, who are all black women, initially said up to a dozen white classmates spewed racial insults and ganged up on them. But the video, which has not been released to the public, shows one of the alleged victims throwing the first punch, as well as one alleged victim using a slur against a white passenger...the footage shows no evidence of racism directed at the students.
  • Irate smoking woman hijacks NYC bus

    02/23/2016 11:32:31 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 13 replies
    CBS ^ | February 23, 2016
    The driver of an M-101 bus saw the woman smoking and asked her to put out the cigarette and get off, MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz said. The woman became irate, so the driver called for another bus to come to transfer the passengers, Ortiz said. As the driver was outside moving passengers to the second bus, Ortiz said the woman jumped into the driver’s seat and sped off.
  • FL school caught busing students to Clinton rally

    02/16/2016 2:03:01 PM PST · by Red Badger · 49 replies
    www.theamericanmirror.com ^ | February 16, 2016 | By John Cardillo
    Bill Clinton had a larger audience in Riviera Beach, Florida Monday, courtesy of Palm Beach County taxpayers. A producer for my radio show, Bethany Bowra, was on hand at the event at the Port of Palm Beach Cruise Terminal and provided this account: I was standing on the corner outside the Bill Clinton event in Riviera Beach, Florida, on Monday, when a school bus labeled “Palm Beach County District Schools #0253” pulled in filled with students wearing band uniforms and cheerleading outfits. The kids got off the bus at the front of the event with their instruments and the bus...
  • Tour of Ted Cruz's Campaign Bus

    02/01/2016 11:41:20 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    YouTube ^ | Jan 10, 2016 | kxan
    Ted took Phil Prazan on a tour of the bus that he and his staff rides from city to city on the campaign trail.
  • 'Suspicious device' on NJ Transit bus was a clock, police say

    12/10/2015 8:43:48 PM PST · by arl295 · 12 replies
    NJ Advance Media ^ | December 10, 2015 | Alex Napoliello
    MARLBORO — The suspicious device that prompted an evacuation of an NJ Transit bus Thursday morning on Route 9 was a small travel clock, police said. The bus was on its way to Lakewood from Newark when Marlboro police stopped it at around 8:30 a.m. on Route 9 near Robertsville Road, said Jim Smith, a NJ Transit spokesman. As passengers were exiting the bus at various stops along the route, several people alerted the driver that they noticed a suspicious device on the lap of a man, Marlboro police chief Bruce Hall said. Hall said the man had just got...
  • 20 hurt as San Francisco double-decker tour bus careens out of control

    11/13/2015 6:42:23 PM PST · by markomalley · 22 replies
    A double-decker tourist bus careened wildly out of control Friday in San Francisco's crowded Union Square, running down a bicyclist, at least two pedestrians and striking several cars before it plowed into scaffolding lining a construction site. Twenty people were hurt, including six critically. Twelve people suffered minor injuries in the crash that happened just before 3 p.m., San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White said. The others suffered moderate injuries. Union Square was crowded with shoppers and tourists when, according to eyewitnesses, the bus came roaring across two city blocks at a high rate of speed. It struck several moving...