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February 26, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Video captures attack on Wash. bus driver

Video warning: Profane language and violence. UPDATE, 6:10 p.m. |  The Olympian cites court papers that say the 24-year-old man who attacked the bus driver suffers from mental-health issues and was off his medications. Thurston County Superior Court Judge James Dixon today ordered the man be held on suspicion of second-degree felony assault during a court hearing,…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: beaten, bus driver, Olympia

November 13, 2013 at 7:00 AM

Wednesday Memo: Bus stops — for sex … Spokane baristas … Big Boeing vote today

Bus sex: A police officer caught a Community Transit bus driver having sex with a passenger in some bushes in Marysville the other day, and now the bus driver has quit before the transit service could discipline him. Cops say the sex, which occurred during the driver’s 20-minute break, was consensual and no law…

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0 Comments | More in Morning Memo | Topics: baristas, Boeing machinists, bus driver

November 8, 2013 at 4:40 PM

Inquest ordered in case of man slain after he shot Metro driver

King County Executive Dow Constantine has ordered an inquest into the fatal shooting of a man killed by Seattle police in August after he shot and wounded a Metro bus driver. Martin Anwar Duckworth, 31, described as a street criminal with a history of drug offenses and mental-health problems, attacked the driver, DeLoy Dupuis, on Aug. 12. Police…

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0 Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: bus driver, bus shooting, Dan Satterberg

April 12, 2012 at 11:49 AM

Driver who collapsed during school commute dies

The Associated Press MILTON, Pierce County — A school bus driver whose heart attack resulted with his student charges taking over the wheel has died at a hospital in Washington state. Fife School District Deputy Superintendent Jeff Short says 43-year-old Ryan Callis of Tacoma died Wednesday evening. Bus footage shows 13-year-old Jeremy Wuitschick rushing down the aisle to…

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0 Comments | More in General news, The Blotter | Topics: boy drives bus, bus driver, Fife School District

April 9, 2012 at 12:39 PM

Middle schooler pulls over bus after driver stops breathing

A quick-thinking Milton seventh-grader pulled over a yellow bus after the driver stopped breathing this morning, potentially saving about 15 other children from injury. The bus was in the 1900 block of Milton Way, on the way to Fife School District’s Surprise Lake Middle School, at about 8 a.m. when the driver suffered an undisclosed medical problem,…

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0 Comments | More in Education, The Blotter | Topics: Bill Rhoads, bus driver, Fife School District