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Private bus crashes into scaffolding in Manhattan on July 17, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tour Bus Crashes Into Scaffolding In Midtown Manhattan

There was a rush to rescue dozens of teenagers after a bus crashed into scaffolding on the West Side on Thursday morning. One by one, the teens were helped out through a window.

07/17/2014

A Fung Wah bus rolls into Chinatown on Feb. 25, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Serious Safety Issues Plague Bargain Carrier Tour Bus Out Of Chinatown

There were calls Monday night for the federal government to shut down a bargain bus service especially popular with college students.

02/25/2013

School Bus

Two Queens Bus Drivers Accused Of Getting Licenses Using Fake Names, Social Security Numbers

Two school bus drivers in Queens have been arrested as part of a statewide crackdown on bus drivers following the horrific crash in the Bronx two weeks ago that left 15 people dead.

03/24/2011

Emergency crews at the tour bus crash (credit: CBS 2)

Tour Bus Based In N.J. Crashes, Injuring 17

The bus was headed from Quebec to Boston and filled with 25 people, most of them Korean citizens on a sightseeing trip. Police said the driver lost control and the bus rolled down an embankment.

03/22/2011

Feds Talking To Driver In Fatal Bronx Bus Crash

Authorities are trying to determine what led to Saturday’s tour bus crash in The Bronx that killed 15 people, and are going interviewing driver Ophadell Williams.

03/15/2011

Bronx-Westchester Fatal Bus Crash

Cuomo Asks For Inquiry On How Driver In Bronx Bus Crash Got License

The NY State Department of Correctional Services says Ophadell Williams, 40, was convicted of manslaughter for his role in a 1990 stabbing and served just over two years.

03/14/2011

Bronx-Westchester Fatal Bus Crash

Officials To Analyze Cameras, Control Module & GPS In Deadly Bus Crash

Passengers and witnesses told investigators that the driver’s account of getting clipped by a tractor-trailer didn’t match up to what they felt and saw.

03/13/2011