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Luke “Sasha” Fleischman

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

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Bid To Prosecute AC Transit Burning Suspect In Juvenile Court Denied

A judge on Thursday denied a bid by a 16-year-old boy to be tried as a juvenile, rather than an adult, on an aggravated mayhem charge for allegedly setting a skirt-wearing teenager’s clothing on fire on an AC Transit bus in November.

01/16/2014

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Oakland Teen Burned On AC Transit Bus Speaks About Attack

18-year-old Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, an agender high school student, talked on Thursday for the first time about the November 4 incident.

11/28/2013

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

AC Transit Bus Burn Victim Home For Holiday After Hospital Stay

Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, the 18-year-old victim who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month, is being released from the hospital just in time for Thanksgiving.

11/27/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Lawyer For Oakland Boy Accused In Bus Burning Wants Case in Juvenile Court

The defense lawyer for a 16-year-old boy accused of setting a skirt-wearing teen on fire on an AC Transit bus three weeks ago said Tuesday that he will seek to have the boy prosecuted in juvenile court instead of in adult court.

11/26/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Good Samaritan Speaks Out After Helping Teen Set On Fire On Oakland Bus

A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.

11/21/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Lawyer Says Teen Burned On AC Transit Bus Was Prank

The attorney for a 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month said it was not a hate crime during a court appearance on Friday.

11/15/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

High-Profile Lawyer To Represent Teen Accused Of Oakland Hate Crime

A 16-year-old boy charged with a hate crime for setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus in Oakland is expected to enter a plea on Friday. The teen is also expected to be represented by a high-profile attorney.

11/12/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Berkeley Classmates Wear Skirts To Honor Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

Students and teachers at Berkeley’s Maybeck High School wore skirts Friday in solidarity with a senior at the school who was severely burned while on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus earlier this week.

11/08/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Adult Charges, Hate Crime Clause In Case Of Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

A teenage boy suspected of setting another teen on fire aboard an Alameda County Transit bus Monday was charged as an adult and hate crime enhancements added, according to prosecutors.

11/07/2013

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