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Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman arrives at home after a hospital stay, November 27, 2013. (CBS)

17-Year-Old Facing 7 Years After Plea Deal For Lighting Teen’s Skirt On Fire

A 17-year-old boy pleaded no contest Thursday morning and faces seven years in prison for setting another teen’s skirt on fire on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus last year, according to the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office.

10/17/2014

Richard Contreras

Richmond Man Suspected Driver Of Car That Caused AC Transit Bus To Crash, Injuring 11

Police are seeking the whereabouts of 24-year-old Richard Contreras who is suspected of driving a stolen vehicle that collided with an AC Transit bus which slammed into a house, injuring at least 11 people in Richmond

09/06/2014

AC Transit Bus Crash

AC Transit Bus Collides With Stolen Car, Crashes Into Richmond Home

A bus collided with a home in Richmond Friday night after it was struck by a stolen car fleeing from sheriff’s deputies, causing multiple injuries, according to officials.

09/05/2014

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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

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