William Pena

Nancy Rodriguez discusses on Feb. 12, 2015, the lawsuit she filed over the death of her longtime partner, MTA bus driver William Pena. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Woman Files Lawsuit In Death Of MTA Bus Driver

In a lawsuit filed Thursday, Nancy Rodriguez is also suing the nightclub that served Dominick Whilby, 1 Oak, and the trucking company whose employee left the keys in the truck before it was stolen.

02/12/2015

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Makes First Court Appearance Since DA Declines To Prosecute Him For Rape Allegation

The once flamboyant but publicly humiliated attorney Sanford Rubenstein made his first court appearance Wednesday, since the DA declined to prosecute him on a rape allegation brought against him by a top assistant to Rev. Al Sharpton.

01/28/2015

Dominick Whilby (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Charge Against Man Accused In MTA Bus Driver’s Death

On Feb. 12, Dominick Whilby, 23, allegedly smashed a stolen truck into a city bus at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue, killing bus driver William Pena. Prosecutors said Whilby’s blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.

07/14/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Denied Bail In Alleged DWI Crash That Killed MTA Bus Driver

There was a dramatic faceoff in a Manhattan courtroom Wednesday, as District Attorney Cyrus Vance threw the book at an alleged drunken driver who killed a bus operator.

03/12/2014

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Family Of MTA Bus Driver Killed In Crash To Sue Nightclub For Serving Alleged Killer

William Pena’s relatives are suing the nightclub 1 Oak, where Dominic Whilby, 22, of Griffin, Ga., was partying before the Feb. 12 accident.

02/24/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Georgia Man Charged In Fatal NYC Bus Crash

A 22-year-old Georgia man has been charged with vehicular manslaughter and other offenses after police said he stole a delivery truck that struck an MTA bus in Manhattan, killing the driver.

02/13/2014

The scene of a fatal bus crash in Greenwich Village on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Bus Driver Killed After Crash With Stolen Delivery Truck

The impact was so strong, it sent both vehicles crashing into a building and several parked cars. The scaffolding that was in front of the building collapsed onto the wreckage.

02/12/2014