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For School Bus Hero,
Crisis Didn't Compete
With a Cellphone
May 15, 2023 7:05 PM CDT
For School Bus Hero, Crisis Didn't Compete With a Cellphone
Father says Dillon Reeves spotted the emergency instantly because he wasn't distracted by a screen
- The father of the 13-year-old who grabbed the controls when a school bus driver became incapacitated said there's a reason his son noticed the problem instantly: He wasn't staring at a cellphone. "What else are you going to do when you don’t have a phone?" Steve...
School Bus Drivers
Team Up to Save Toddler
Oct 10, 2022 11:00 AM CDT
School Bus Drivers Team Up to Save Toddler
Child had been in vehicle that was stolen
- A pair of school bus drivers in Michigan teamed up to get a toddler to safety. As WZZM reports, Kentwood bus driver Dave Skinner was flagged down by a frantic man one morning last week who told Skinner that somebody had stolen his car with his 2-year-old son inside. Skinner...
Has Him in
Jun 16, 2022 11:10 AM CDT
Bus Driver's Sweet Snack Has Him in Hot Water
Jinhuan Chen, who blacked out behind wheel, says he didn't know gummies he ate had THC in them
- A commercial bus driver has been charged with 38 counts of reckless endangerment after blacking out behind the steering wheel while snacking on gummies he says he didn't know were infused with THC. Jinhuan Chen appeared Tuesday in Bridgeport Superior Court after being arrested at his home in Boston,...
Cops: Bus Driver Saved
Lives After Man Opened Fire
Mar 18, 2022 11:56 AM CDT
Cops: Bus Driver Saved Lives After Man Opened Fire
Gunman killed 2, injured 2 on Fort Lauderdale bus
- A bus driver in Fort Lauderdale kept a remarkably clear head while there was an active shooter situation on her bus Thursday afternoon, police say. Acting Police Chief Luis Alvarez says when the Broward County Transit driver heard shots, she headed straight for police headquarters a few blocks away, driving...
Into Lake Michigan
for 365th Straight Day
Jun 12, 2021 5:15 PM CDT
Chicagoan Jumps Into Lake Michigan for 365th Straight Day
Bus driver started the plunges to ease tension and 'find moments of Zen'
- A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday. Dan O'Conor said he started jumping into the lake at Montrose Harbor on the city's North Side last year to deal with...
Another Bus Driver
Attacked Over Mask Rule
Jul 31, 2020 10:15 AM CDT
Another Bus Driver Attacked Over Mask Rule
This time, in San Francisco
- An Asian-American bus driver was attempting to enforce a mask requirement when he was beaten with a wooden bat, according to police in San Francisco. The driver for San Francisco Municipal Railway (Muni) had asked three passengers—possibly teenagers—to leave the bus when one allegedly spit on the driver...
Bus Driver Tells 3 Young Men
to Wear Masks. Then, This
Jul 25, 2020 11:00 AM CDT
Bus Driver Tells 3 Young Men to Wear Masks. Then, This
A San Francisco health order requires that everyone wear a mask on public transport
- A San Francisco bus driver was beaten with a bat by a passenger who refused to wear a face mask, police said. Three young men without masks apparently got on a public bus Wednesday afternoon and the driver repeatedly asked them to don face coverings, the AP reports. A city...
Widow: Face-Mask Killing
'Destroyed' My Family
Jul 11, 2020 3:00 PM CDT
Widow: Face-Mask Killing 'Destroyed' My Family
Veronique Monguillot calls for 'exemplary punishment' in the killing of her husband
- The wife of a French bus driver who was beaten to death after he asked four passengers to wear face masks aboard his vehicle called Saturday for "exemplary punishment" for his killers, the AP reports. The assault on Philippe Monguillot has scandalized France. President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday dispatched...
Bus Driver Brain Dead
After Attack Over Masks
Jul 6, 2020 1:19 PM CDT
Bus Driver Brain Dead After Attack Over Masks
French driver reportedly refused to let maskless group board
- Bus drivers in southwest France are refusing to work after a Sunday night attack left one of their colleagues brain dead. A police source says the driver, a man in his 50s, was attacked by a group of passengers in Bayonne and suffered severe head injuries after he reportedly refused...
Bus Driver Dies After Posting
Video About Passenger's Cough
Apr 3, 2020 5:15 PM CDT
Bus Driver Dies After Posting Video About Passenger's Cough
Jason Hargrove said everyone needs to take the coronavirus seriously
- A Detroit bus driver who posted a video less than two weeks ago warning everyone to take the coronavirus seriously has died of COVID-19. Mayor Mike Duggan announced Jason Hargrove's death Thursday, the
reports. "Everyone in Detroit and everybody in America should watch" Hargrove's Facebook video...
5th-Grader Called 911 on Her.
This Video Offers a Hint Why
Sep 30, 2019 7:34 AM CDT
5th-Grader Called 911 on Her. This Video Offers a Hint Why
Catherine Maccarone has resigned, is charged with driving under the influence, endangerment
- A school bus driver in Washington state has left her job after an alleged DUI incident earlier this month, and now video has also been released. NBC News reports that 48-year-old Catherine Maccarone resigned last week after a fifth grader who'd ridden on her bus called 911 on Sept....
'Three Cheers' for Bus Driver
Who Goes Above and Beyond
Sep 27, 2019 2:35 PM CDT
'Three Cheers' for Bus Driver Who Goes Above and Beyond
Jerry Martin earns praise in his Texas community
- A Texas school bus driver is winning accolades for the extra effort he puts in,
reports. Jerry Martin, who's driven a Copperas Cove school bus for 18 years, mows a curbside lawn after work so kids won't have to wait for the bus in high grass. "...
From Car That
Ignored Red Lights
May 9, 2019 2:34 PM CDT
Bus Driver Saves Kid From Car That Ignored Red Lights
The incident was captured on video
- "This is exactly why you should NEVER pass a school bus when the stop arm is out and the red lights are flashing!" So said Norwich City School District on this video it posted on Facebook, which shows 13-year-old Matthew Squires exiting his school bus just as a...
Controversial Sentence for
Ex-Bus Driver Who Raped Teen
Apr 30, 2019 8:12 AM CDT
Controversial Sentence for Ex-Bus Driver Who Raped Teen
No jail time for Shane M. Piche; judge rationalized that he had no prior arrest, just one victim
- Just one victim and no prior arrests. That was the rationale an upstate New York judge had last week for giving the lowest-risk sex offender designation to a former Watertown school bus driver who pleaded guilty earlier this year to raping a 14-year-old girl. Instead, per the
Watertown Daily News
Cops: Bus Driver Planned
to Massacre 51 Kids
Mar 21, 2019 2:24 AM CDT
Cops: Bus Driver Planned to Massacre 51 Kids
He said it was revenge for migrant deaths
- A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a police blockade. Officers from the national police force, the Carabinieri, broke windows at the back of the bus to reach the...
Milwaukee Bus Driver
Rescues Lost Baby
Jan 11, 2019 1:00 AM CST
Milwaukee Bus Driver Rescues Lost Baby
'Humanity at its best'
- A sharp-eyed Milwaukee County Transit System bus driver picked up an unusual passenger a few days before Christmas: a lost baby girl she spotted running across a freeway overpass. Irena Ivic stopped her bus and ran to rescue the crying, barefoot child, who was wearing only a diaper and a...
Greyhound Passenger Saves
Bus: 'I Didn't Want to Die'
Nov 10, 2018 6:00 AM CST
Greyhound Passenger Saves Bus: 'I Didn't Want to Die'
Driver had medical episode outside Orem, Utah
- "I look up and it was like a video game." That's how Everette Elliott describes to KSTU what he woke up to on Friday morning on the Greyhound bus he was riding. When Elliott went to the front of the swerving bus, which was just outside Orem,...
Bus Passenger: Driver Got
Lost, Drove in Circles for Hours
Oct 29, 2018 9:55 AM CDT
Bus Passenger: Driver Got Lost, Drove in Circles for Hours
'Why he doesn't have GPS who knows?'
- A passenger says a Greyhound bus driver on a trip to New York City got lost in Cleveland and drove in circles for several hours before returning to the city's terminal. Arin Choo says he and other passengers began asking the driver questions Tuesday night when they noticed they...
'Oh Boy, Oh Boy,
Oh Boy!' Bus
Driver Gets Best
Feb 1, 2018 6:05 PM CST
'Oh Boy, Oh Boy, Oh Boy!' Bus Driver Gets Best Surprise Ever
NJ community raises money to send Eagles fan Gary Kelmer to the Super Bowl in Minneapolis
- When you get an amazing school bus driver, you treat him or her like gold—or, in the case of a New Jersey community, you buy him tickets to watch his favorite team play in Super Bowl LII. The AP reports on the obsession Gary Kelmer has for the Philadelphia...
Bus Driver Passes Out on
N. America's Busiest Highway
Dec 29, 2017 3:00 AM CST
Bus Driver Passes Out on N. America's Busiest Highway
A quick-thinking passenger saves the day
- The stretch of Ontario's Highway 401 that goes through Toronto is believed to be the busiest highway in North America—making it all the more terrifying when the driver of a bus with dozens of passengers on board passed out at the wheel. "There was a bit of...
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