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Iesah James (Credit: Chicago Police_

$25,000 Bond For Woman Charged With Using Stun Gun On Bus Driver

A woman has been charged with aggravated battery and ordered held on a $25,000 bond after she allegedly used a stun gun on a CTA bus driver Friday night in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side.

10/13/2014

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Suburban Bus Driver Calls It A Day After Nearly 40 Years

Peggy Figgins began driving special-needs children back in 1976 in Oswego school district 308. Over nearly four decades, she’s watched the district explode in size.

12/04/2013

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School Bus Driver Charged With DUI

A northern Illinois elementary school bus driver has been charged with driving drunk while on duty.

09/14/2013

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Elementary School Bus Driver Accused Of Being Drunk On Duty

A northwest suburban elementary school bus driver charged with driving under the influence while on duty is behind bars Friday on a $100,000 bond.

09/13/2013

A CTA bus approaches a stop. (CBS)

CTA Bus Driver Caught On Camera Driving While Distracted By Eating

A CTA bus driver whose hands should have been on the wheel instead had a cup in one hand and a spoon in the other.

08/27/2013

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CTA Driver Burned In Coffee Attack

A CTA bus driver is recovering from burns after a bizarre attack by a passenger overnight.

06/22/2013

Bus driver Joe Bradley was hit by a bullet Wednesday as he was taking his empty vehicle back to base. (CBS)

School Bus Driver Describes Being Shot By Stray Gunfire

Joe Bradley had just dropped his last student off near 51st Street and Indiana Avenue. Before long, the shooting started, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/13/2013

Bus driver Victor Ray allegedly passed an inappropriate note to a 12-year-old girl. (Downers Grove Police)

Bus Driver Arrested After Passing Note To Young Girl

A west suburban bus driver was arrested after passing an inappropriate note to a young girl on his bus route.

03/21/2013

CTA Bus Crash

CTA Bus Driver Tasered, Robbed In Austin

A CTA bus driver was found slumped over the steering wheel of a bus after she was Tasered and robbed by a passenger Saturday morning in the West Side Austin neighborhood.

03/03/2013

Bus Driver In Robbins Drops Kids Off At Wrong Stop, Leaves

It’s one of a parent’s worst fears: Their young child abandoned without an adult in sight.

12/12/2012

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Cop Shoots Man Who Attacked CTA Passenger

A CTA passenger and bus driver were hospitalized Thursday evening after being attacked by another passenger, who Chicago Police shot and later Tased to subdue him.

11/22/2012

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CTA Driver Dies After Collapsing Behind Wheel Of Bus

A 55-year-old CTA bus driver with more than 18 years on the job died Tuesday after collapsing behind the wheel on the Southwest Side, according to the transit agency.

08/28/2012

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Non-Bus Driver Charged With Taking CTA Bus, Driving It Between Garages

A West Side man who is not a bus driver is in big trouble, after he allegedly stole a CTA bus from one garage and returned it to another across town for reasons unexplained.

CBS Chicago–07/06/2012

Grand Prairie Transportation now has cameras aboard buses when it transports children for a suburban special-education district. (CBS)

Parents Sue After Bus Driver Allegedy Abused 3-Year-Old Twin Girls

A Willowbrook couple filed a lawsuit Wednesday claiming a school bus driver sexually assaulted their 3-year-old twins while transporting them to and from special education preschool classes.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Kolleen M. Lampa, 44, allegedly drove a school bus while intoxicated. (Porter County, Ind. Sheriff's Department)

Ind. School Bus Driver Was Drunk While Transporting Kids: Police

Kolleen M. Lampa, 44, of Portage, is facing felony charges of drunken driving while operating a vehicle with children in it and neglect of a dependent.

02/03/2012

School Bus Crash

9 Kids, Driver Hurt In Kane County School Bus Crash

Nine children and a driver were hurt Friday when a school bus crashed in Kane County.

CBS Chicago–01/27/2012

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CTA Honors Rider For Helping Bus Driver Who Collapsed

For the first time, the CTA has presented its highest award to a rider — a man who helped a bus driver on the verge of collapse.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

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Special Needs Student Left Alone On Bus For 3 Hours

A Southwest Side woman said her grandson, a special needs child, could have died. The boy was left on a school bus for hours and nobody noticed. As CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports, it happened earlier this month when it was unseasonably hot.

CBS 2–10/20/2011

Pace Bus

$100K Bond For Ex-Bus Driver Charged With Raping Disabled Woman

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a former Pace bus driver who, after befriending a passenger who suffered from a disabling brain injury, allegedly raped her at her Northwest Side home last fall.

02/12/2011

A bus driver lost his job after this video showed him running over a snowman.  (Credit: YouTube)

Bus Driver Resigns After Running Over Snowman

URBANA, Ill. – A Champaign-Urbana bus driver has resigned after officials with the transit agency saw an online video of the driver running over a snowman built in the middle of a street. The video […]

12/13/2010