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Raymond Ragen

DA: L.I. Cement Truck Driver High On Valium At Time Of Deadly School Bus Crash

Six months after a cement truck slammed head-on into a school bus filled with summer campers, prosecutors in Nassau County said the driver of the truck was on drugs.

01/23/2013

Propane Tank (file / credit: clipart.com)

Roslyn Schools Switch To Propane Buses

A Long Island school district has made the move to a cleaner and less costly way to transport its students.

01/22/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Federal Intervention Could End Bus Strike As Early As Tuesday

The National Labor Relations Board is expected to take a formal complaint about the strike from private bus companies who are calling the strike illegal. A ruling by the board could end the strike as early as Tuesday.

01/19/2013

Strikers stand in the rain outside of the Atlantic Express Transportation Crop. after more than 8,000 New York City school bus drivers and aides went on strike over job protection Wednesday morning on January 16, 2013. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Parents Scramble To Get Kids To Class On 2nd Day Of NYC School Bus Strike

Michael Cordiello of Local 1181 of the Amalgamated Transit Union said the drivers will strike until Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city agree to put a job security clause back into their contract.

01/17/2013

FILE - NYC School Bus (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Scramble On Eve Of NYC’s First School Bus Strike In 33 Years

New York City school bus drivers were just hours from walking off the job Tuesday night, and thousands of parents were scrambling to find alternate transportation.

01/15/2013

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Union: NYC School Bus Drivers Will Strike On Wednesday Morning

“While we remain optimistic that we can reach an agreement, we are here today to announce that Local 1181 will strike effective Wednesday morning,” said union president Michael Cordiello. “It is action we must take.”

01/14/2013

A school bus landed on its side following a collision with a commuter bus in Old Bridge, N,J, on Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Several Hurt In Commuter Bus, School Bus Crash In Old Bridge, NJ

“I just heard a loud bang and then I heard a second one, and I just came running over,” said Michael Shance, who was in a nearby apartment complex.

01/10/2013

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Girl Injured After Jumping Or Falling From School Bus In New Jersey

A teenage girl was hospitalized Wednesday night after either falling or jumping from a school bus in Rutherford, N.J.

01/02/2013

Children ride a school bus in NYC (Photo credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

More Angst: Mayor Bloomberg Warns Of Potential School Bus Drivers’ Strike

The wheels on New York City school buses could stop going round and round first thing in the New Year.

12/21/2012

School Bus (file/credit: CBS 2)

MVC Report: Nearly Half Of NJ’s School Buses Fail Inspections

The report showed 47 percent of buses failed and had to be taken off the road while an additional 12 percent failed for minor items that do not affect safety and need only be repaired within 30 days.

10/19/2012

FILE - NYC School Bus (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Families At Odds With Department Of Education Over Special Needs Busing Policy

Several Kips Bay families are steeped in a school bus battle with the Department Of Education.

10/17/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Police: Driver Of School Bus That Crashed Into L.I. Home Was Drunk

Frederick Flowers, 66, has been charged with five counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated under Leandra’s Law, five counts of endangering the welfare of a child, five counts of reckless endangerment and two counts of driving while intoxicated.

10/04/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mini School Bus Crashes Into Syosset Home

A mini school bus carrying children crashed into a house on Long Island Wednesday afternoon.

10/03/2012

A school bus and a car collided in Brooklyn on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Two Injured After School Bus, Car Collide In Brooklyn

It happened just after 6 a.m. at the corner of East 21 Street and Church Avenue in Flatbush.

09/20/2012

Scene in Queens where empty school bus crashed into Q23 bus and other vehicles, injuring several people. (credit: Monica Miller, WCBS 880)

MTA: School Bus Driver Tried To Flee After Hitting Q23, Other Vehicles

The school bus hit several cars, then struck a Q23 bus at the intersection of 108th Street and the Horace Harding Expressway in Corona. The driver of the school bus then tried to drive away, but was stopped a short time later, according to the MTA.

09/06/2012

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