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January 5, 2015 at 5:54 PM

Police want help ID’ing Metro bus stabber

Seattle police investigators released a photo on Monday of a suspect in the of stabbing a passenger on King County Metro Transit bus on Christmas Eve and asked the public for help identifying the man. Police said detectives retrieved the image from a security camera on the bus. Stabbing suspect / courtesy of the Seattle Police…


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December 11, 2014 at 6:18 AM

6-year-old boy left on school bus for 7 hours in Lacey

The Associated Press LACEY — A school bus driver responsible for leaving a special-needs first-grader on the bus for seven hours in Lacey has been fired. It was a substitute driver who picked up the 6-year-old boy Tuesday afternoon at Lydia Hawk Elementary School. KOMO reports the boy was supposed to be dropped off at a day care…


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September 26, 2014 at 5:59 AM

Bus hits 84-year-old woman in Monroe

The Associated Press MONROE, Wash.  — A Community Transit bus hit an 84-year-old woman Thursday night in Monroe. Police say the woman was knocked under a parked minivan. Witnesses told KIRO 7 an officer lifted the minivan just enough so they could help pull the woman out. She was taken to Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett with life-threatening…


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August 11, 2014 at 11:39 AM

Serial flashing suspect arrested following incidents at UW

A 22-year-old man has been charged with three counts of indecent exposure after incidents at the University of Washington campus, a grocery store and a Metro bus. Eric Kevin Ross was arrested Aug. 1, and police say he told them he has “a problem with exposing himself in public.” He has two felony convictions for indecent exposure in 2010. Documents filed…


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April 9, 2014 at 5:55 PM

Man pleads guilty to Metro bus robberies in West Seattle

A 19-year-old Seattle man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to first-degree robbery, second-degree robbery and attempted robbery for holding up Metro bus passengers at gunpoint in two separate incidents last year. King County prosecuting attorneys say they will ask for a 13-1/2-year prison term, which is at the high end of the standard range, at Trevonnte Brown’s…


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March 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM

Full Metro bus pass you by? Tell us.

[do action=”custom_iframe” url=”” width=”630″ height=”500″ scrolling=””/]Crowded buses so full they sometimes have to pass by would-be riders. That’s been one manifestation of King County Metro Transit ridership growing back to pre-recession levels. Next month, King County voters will decide whether to authorize a $60 car-tab fee and a tenth-of-a-cent sales-tax increase for roads and buses. Proposition 1, on…


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December 19, 2013 at 8:07 AM

Video shows bus passengers taking down armed robber

  The Associated Press Surveillance video from a Metro bus in Seattle shows the dramatic takedown of an armed man who was robbing passengers of their phones. The video from Nov. 25 is evidence in the case against 19-year-old Trevonnte Brown of Seattle. He pleaded not guilty on Monday to robbery charges and is jailed with bail…


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August 16, 2013 at 10:11 AM

4 on sidewalk injured when Metro bus tire explodes

Sandra Dodge, a transit safety officer with the King County Metro Transportation Department, speaks on the phone regarding the bus with a blown tire on South Jackson Street near 12th Avenue South in Seattle Friday morning. (Photo by Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times) Four people, including three young children, were injured Friday morning…


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