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An eyewitness took this photo of a school bus that caught fire near Sylvandale Middle School in San Jose on November 27, 2012. (Franklin-McKinley School District)

San Jose School Bus Driver Saves Student From Flames

A San Jose school bus driver is being credited for saving a disabled student’s life when her bus burst into flames Tuesday morning.

11/28/2012

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Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper Wins Release From Prison

One of three men who kidnapped and hid a busload of California schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt has gained his freedom from prison after 34 years.

06/15/2012

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State Officials Appeal Release Of Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper

California officials are appealing a court order that called for the immediate release of one of three men convicted of kidnapping and burying a busload of schoolchildren in a 1970s ransom attempt.

04/11/2012

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Court Orders Release Of Chowchilla Bus Kidnapper

An appeals court has ordered that an infamous Chowchilla bus kidnapper be immediately released from prison, unless state officials appeal the decision.

03/02/2012

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East Bay School Bus Drivers Consider Joining Union

School bus drivers trying to unionize in Livermore and Hayward have questioned the safety record and working conditions on vehicles that transport special needs children.

01/26/2012

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Van Sought In Hit-&-Run Involving San Francisco School Bus

A crash Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco involving a van and a school bus with about 20 children on board is being investigated as a hit-and-run.

01/18/2012

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SF School Bus Driver Accused Of Molestation To Stand Trial

A school bus driver accused of sexually abusing two special-needs students was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on molestation charges, and police are seeking other potential victims in the case.

01/05/2012

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School Bus Stop Mistake Sparks East Bay Lawsuit

An East Bay school district says it is not to blame after a 5-year-old girl was let off a school bus all alone in the wrong neighborhood – a court has ruled otherwise.

01/04/2012

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Students OK After Concord School Bus Crash

A Pittsburg woman who crashed head-on into a school bus in Concord Monday morning appears to have suffered a possible cardiac problem just before the crash, California Highway Patrol Officer Tom Maguire said.

CBS San Francisco–04/18/2011

Chowchilla, kidnapping, quarry,

Release Date Set For Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapper

California’s parole board has granted parole for one of three people convicted of holding 26 children and their driver captive underground in 1976.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

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