BART enlists outside help in shooting probe
OAKLAND, Calif. – The Bay Area Rapid Transit District announced that it has chosen to hand over its internal affairs probe of the fatal police shooting of Oscar Grant to an outside law firm or public agency. For the full story, click here.
DC Metro: Inauguration transit cost $5.28M
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority GM John B. Catoe Jr. told board members that operation costs for President Obama’s Inauguration Day totaled $5.28 million. The agency plans to ask for reimbursement. For the full story, click here.
Motorcoach crash probe near end
SHERMAN, Texas – Six months after a motorcoach accident that killed 17 people, federal investigators are near the completion of its investigation. The focus of the blame is a retreaded tire, which was illegally placed on the bus’ front axle. For the full story, click here.