Megabus

Jacques L. Anderson (Cook County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect Charged In Megabus Gun Incident

Jacques L. Anderson was charged Thursday with armed violence, possession of a firearm by a felon, reckless discharge of a firearm, and other offenses, the Illinois State Police said.

05/14/2015

Illinois State Police investigate after a Megabus passenger accidentally fired his gun in the restroom, then allegedly tried to commandeer the bus. (Credit: Captured News)

Unruly Passenger Fires Gun, Tries To Commandeer Megabus

A man fired a gun while in the restroom on a Megabus, and then tried to take control of the bus from the driver late Tuesday night, before another passenger tackled him and held him down until police arrived.

05/13/2015

A Megabus is towed away after a crash near Edinburgh, Indiana, on Monday. (Source: Twitter/CBS 4 Indy)

Latest Megabus Crash Raises Safety Concerns

CBS 2 Investigative Reporter Dave Savini looked at the company’s safety record with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

04/13/2015

A Megabus is towed away after a crash near Edinburgh, Indiana, on Monday. (Source: Twitter/CBS 4 Indy)

19 Hurt When Megabus From Chicago Crashes In Indiana

Indiana State Police said the bus crashed into the back of a semi-tractor trailer on I-65, near Edinburgh, Indiana, around 6 a.m. eastern time. The truck had stopped because of construction, and the bus did not stop quickly enough to avoid a crash.

04/13/2015

The Megabus was taken out of service for unsafe operations. (Credit: indiana State Police)

Megabus Traveling From Chicago To Atlanta Taken Out Of Service For Unsafe Conditions

A Megabus full of passengers traveling from Chicago to Atlanta was taken out of service after an Indiana state trooper stopped the bus for speeding and leaning to the right Wednesday morning, police said.

12/31/2014

A Megabus was involved in an accident on the Indiana Toll Road. (Credit: CBS)

Megabus Involved In Accident On Indiana Toll Road

A Megabus en route to Indianapolis from Chicago was involved in a crash on the Indiana Toll Road Tuesday afternoon.

12/30/2014

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Megabus That Departed From Chicago Crashes In Indiana; Several Injured

Weather conditions may have played a role in a Saturday morning crash involving a Megabus that departed from Chicago and crashed in Seymour, Indiana, which is about 250 miles southwest of Chicago.

12/20/2014

Dozens were injured after a rollover crash involving a Chicago-bound Megabus. (Credit: WISH-TV)

Chicago-Bound Bus Crashes Near Indianapolis, More Than A Dozen Hurt

More than a dozen people were injured after a Megabus bound for Chicago rolled over south of Indianapolis in Greenwood early Tuesday morning.

10/14/2014

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08/26/2014

Emergency vehicles at the scene of a crash involving a school bus and a Megabus, along an entrance ramp near 51st Street on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway. (Credit: Chicago Fire Department)

8 Kids, 1 Adult Hurt In Crash On Dan Ryan

Eight children and an adult were taken to hospitals Wednesday morning, after a daycare van, a Megabus, and two cars were involved in a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway.

03/05/2014

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Study: Short-Haul Travelers Opting For Buses, Trains To Use Electronic Devices

An annual study by DePaul University has found people’s reliance on tablet computers, smart phones and other electronic devices might be driving travelers to buses and trains for short trips instead of airplanes.

WBBM Newsradio–06/25/2013

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Fatal Downstate Megabus Crash Leads To Lawsuit

A Chicago woman, who was hurt in a Megabus accident near St. Louis earlier this month, is filing a lawsuit against the bus company.

08/14/2012

Donna Halstead, 76, died after being struck by a Megabus in Chicago. (Handout)

Pedestrian’s Family Sues Megabus For Fatal Accident

Chicago law firm is suing Megabus on behalf of the estate of a 76-year-old Chicago woman who was struck and killed by one of the company’s buses earlier this week.

08/10/2012

This Megabus hit a pedestrian and Canal and Adam on Tuesday. (Credit: Dana Kozlov/CBS 2)

Quinn Calls For Federal Investigation Into Megabus

Gov. Pat Quinn is calling for a federal investigation of Chicago-based Megabus.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

A Look At Recent Megabus Problems: Coincidence Or Pattern?

It’s been a rough week for Megabus, as the discount intercity bus line has been involved in two fatal accidents in Illinois, and agreed to pay $5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of a man struck and killed by a Megabus two years ago.

CBS 2–08/09/2012

A Megabus struck a woman near Union Station on Tuesday. (CBS)

Megabus Agrees To $5 Million Settlement After Fatal Accident

Megabus has reportedly agreed to pay more than $5 million to settle a lawsuit stemming from another deadly accident in Chicago.

08/08/2012

This Megabus hit a pedestrian and Canal and Adam on Tuesday. (Credit: Dana Kozlov/CBS 2)

Woman Dead After Being Hit By Megabus Near Union Station

A 76-year-old woman has died after she was hit by a Megabus near her West Loop home, not far from Union Station.

08/07/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

Blown Tire Blamed For Deadly Megabus Accident Downstate

Megabuses were running as usual Friday morning, a day after a packed double-decker bus from Chicago crashed into a bridge downstate and left a woman dead.

CBS Chicago–08/03/2012

Jeannie Walton rode a Megabus earlier this summer and says he driver, a trainee, was distracted by her iPod. (CBS)

Rider Warned Megabus About Distracted Driving Earlier This Summer

Rev. Jeannie Walton told CBS 2’s Pam Zekman about a harrowing bus ride she took with a Megabus trainee who was driving while distracted.

08/02/2012

A double-decker Megabus crashed into a concrete pillar on Interstate 55 on Aug. 2, 2012. (Credit: KMOV)

1 Dead After Double-Decker Megabus Crashes Downstate

One person was killed and dozens of others were injured when a double-decker Megabus headed from Chicago to Missouri crashed into a concrete bridge support in southern Illinois.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2012