Former BART officer to stand trial for murder
OAKLAND, Calif. — On Thursday, a judge ruled that former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle must stand before a jury on a murder charge for the Jan. 1 killing of Oscar Grant III. For the full story, click here.
Coach driver exonerated
TELLURIDE, Colo. — Tour bus driver Welland Lotan has been cleared of any further charges in the January 2008 Mexican Hat, Utah, crash that killed nine people. A Utah Highway Patrol investigation determined that he wasn’t driving too fast. For the full story, click here.
Senate confirms new MTA Chairman
NEW YORK — On Thursday, the New York State Senate confirmed Jay H. Walder as the next chairman and chief executive of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. For the full story, click here.