Agender Teen Supports Reduced Sentence For Teen Who Set Him On FireAn Alameda County Superior Court Judge is reducing the sentence for a boy who set another teenager on fire while they were riding an AC Transit bus.
Oakland Teen Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison For Setting Sasha Fleischman’s Skirt On Fire, Causing InjuryA judge sentenced 17-year-old Richard Thomas of Oakland, to seven years in prison on Friday for setting another teen's skirt on fire while aboard an AC Transit bus last November.
17-Year-Old Facing 7 Years After Plea Deal For Lighting Teen's Skirt On FireA 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.
16-Year-Old Accused Of Burning Teen On Oakland Bus Ordered To Stand TrialAn East Bay teenager accused of setting the clothing of a gender-neutral teen on fire on a transit bus has been ordered to trial.
Oakland 16-Year-Old Pleads Not Guilty To Setting Transgender Teen On FireA 16-year-old Oakland boy pleaded not guilty Thursday to an aggravated mayhem charge for allegedly setting a skirt-wearing agender teen on fire on an AC Transit bus in November.
Bid To Prosecute AC Transit Burning Suspect In Juvenile Court DeniedA 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.
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.
Lawyer For Oakland Boy Accused In Bus Burning Wants Case in Juvenile CourtThe 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.
Good Samaritan Speaks Out After Helping Teen Set On Fire On Oakland BusA 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.
Lawyer Says Teen Burned On AC Transit Bus Was PrankThe 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.
High-Profile Lawyer To Represent Teen Accused Of Oakland Hate CrimeA 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.
Berkeley Classmates Wear Skirts To Honor Teen Set Afire On AC Transit BusStudents 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.