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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.

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 the April 22 ballot, would…

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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 29, 2013 at 12:54 PM

Out-of-control semi crashes into bus, two cars on I-5

Six people were injured, one critically, when a semi-truck went out of control as it entered southbound Interstate-5 from West Seattle and struck two cars and a charter bus, according to police and fire officials. The critically injured person and two seriously injured people were on the bus, according to the Seattle Fire Department….

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August 16, 2013 at 10:11 AM

4 on sidewalk injured when Metro bus tire explodes

Four people, including three young children, were injured Friday morning when they were hit by pieces of a Metro bus tire that exploded in the Chinatown International District. Seattle Fire Department spokesman Kyle Moore said two boys and a girl, all under age 6, and a woman suffered abrasions when they were hit with bits…

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May 9, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Bus in Kirkland fatal wreck passed a safety check a week earlier

The Sound Transit bus in Monday night’s I-405 crash that left two people dead passed a routine safety inspection a week earlier, according to a maintenance log released by Sound Transit Thursday. During a 30-minute test drive on May 1, a mechanic looked into a complaint the bus pulled right, but found that it “did not pull, and…

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January 3, 2013 at 1:14 PM

Bothell woman ID’d among fatalities in Oregon bus crash

A Bothell woman, Chun Ho Bahn, 63, was one of two people identified Thursday as one of the nine people who died in last weekend’s bus crash in Oregon. According to the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office, she was traveling with her husband, Youn Bahn, 66, who is being treated at St. Anthony Hospital in Pendleton,…

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January 2, 2013 at 11:59 AM

Two more Oregon bus-crash victims ID’d; may have Bothell connection

Two more victims of Sunday’s fatal bus plunge in Eastern Oregon were identified today by the Oregon State Medical Examiner’s Office – and they are believed to have ties to the Seattle area. The names released Wednesday were Oun Hong Jung, 67, and his wife, Joong Wha Kim, 63. The couple are from Korea and were…

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December 26, 2012 at 9:54 AM

Man reportedly from Tri-Cities held in Calif. bus attack

The Associated Press DUNSMUIR, Calif. — A 66-year-old man reportedly from Kennewick is in custody on suspicion of stabbing two people aboard a Greyhound bus in far Northern California. Charles Burnett Ripley — a passenger on the bus — had been talking to himself when he lunged across the aisle without warning early Tuesday morning and began…

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