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.
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.
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.