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Berkeley Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Brutal Knife-Attack On AC Transit Rider

A Berkeley man has been charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon for allegedly stabbing a woman on an AC Transit bus on Monday night, authorities said Wednesday.

08/13/2014

Surveillance footage shows 15-year-old Yahya Abdi on the tarmac at Kahului Airport in Maui on April 20, 2014. Officials said Abdi stowed away in the plane's wheel well hours earlier at Mineta San Jose International Airport. (Hawaii Department of Transportation)

Jump On Tomorrow: Guaranteed Sick Days, SJ Airport Security, AC Transit, Free Movie Screening

Get a jump on what’s happening around the Bay Area tomorrow.

08/12/2014

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Court Upholds $15.3 Million Verdict Against AC Transit For Woman’s Broken Back In Incident Caught On Camera

A court Tuesday upheld a $15.3 million verdict against the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District – the largest ever against the agency – for an incident caught on surveillance video that left a passenger with a broken back.

07/29/2014

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit’s CFO Pleads Not Guilty To Felonies In Alleged Theft From Oakland Churches

AC Transit’s chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than $500,000 from one of Oakland’s largest and most prominent churches.

05/21/2014

YouTube image of a Night School bus crossing the Bay Bridge. (Night School)

Startup Shuttle Service To Use School Buses To Take Late-Night Revelers Across The Bay

A new overnight transportation service is set to launch this month targeting late-night revelers on both sides of the bay in order to get them home safely.

05/14/2014

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Woman Awarded $14.3 Million After Breaking Back On AC Transit Bus In San Pablo, Daughter Gets $1 Million

A jury has awarded an East Bay woman more than $14 million, after she became injured when the AC Transit bus she was riding in hit a speed bump in an incident caught on surveillance video.

05/07/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

04/14/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

16-Year-Old Accused Of Burning Teen On Oakland Bus Ordered To Stand Trial

An East Bay teenager accused of setting the clothing of a gender-neutral teen on fire on a transit bus has been ordered to trial.

03/06/2014

Authorities on the scene of a shooting of an AC Transit bus on the corner of 78th and Bancroft Avenues in Oakland on February 20, 2014. (CBS)

Man Killed, Transit Bus Hit By Gunfire During Bloody Day In East Oakland

A man was killed in a gun battle stemming from an argument on an AC Transit bus in East Oakland Thursday afternoon. The shooting was among several that took place in the area over a five-hour span.

02/20/2014

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