November 6, 2003 |
A shooting at a city bus station Wednesday killed one person, wounded four others and sent bystanders screaming and running for cover. Police said the alleged gunman was arrested. Boston Police Supt. James Hussey said the shooting appeared to be random. He said it started outside a convenience store near the Dudley Square bus station in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood, then ended up inside the station, where officers wrestled the suspect to the ground.
November 7, 2003 |
The man accused of shooting five people at a Boston bus station, killing one before officers wrestled him to the ground, pleaded not guilty to murder and armed assault. Lamar Tillery, 34, who was wanted on bank robbery charges at the time of the shootings, was being held without bail. Police identified the man killed Wednesday as Charles Johnson, 52, the brother-in-law of pop singer Bobby Brown. Brown's sister, who was married to Johnson, died this year of lung cancer.
March 30, 1999 |
A bomb was found and disarmed in a downtown bus station Monday, a day after a man was arrested in a motel across the street and charged with making explosive devices. The device found at the Greyhound bus station at midday Monday was defused by the Las Vegas Fire Department bomb squad after nearly four tense hours, during which four blocks of downtown's Main Street were blocked off.
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April 24, 1993 |
Ventura police arrested a 24-year-old man at an Oxnard bus station as he tried to leave town after allegedly assaulting and raping a 14-year-old girl in a Ventura home where the two were living with the child's aunt, authorities said. Dallas Keith Carter Jr. choked the girl into unconsciousness early Thursday before sexually assaulting her, police said. He was being held in County Jail in lieu of $100,000 bail for suspicion of rape. "It's a really savage case," said Ventura Police Sgt.
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November 21, 1990
A Newport Beach architectural firm has been hired to draft plans for converting the old Santa Fe depot in Claremont into a combined rail and bus station for commuters. The $97,000 contract was awarded to Thirtieth Street Architects, which submitted the lower of two bids on the design phase of the project. The firm's representatives estimated that the work will be completed by May. City Councilman Algird G.
May 10, 1990 |
Bombs apparently planted by Sikh separatists exploded within minutes of each other Wednesday aboard two state-owned buses parked in Amritsar's main bus terminal, killing at least four people and wounding 36 others, police said. The bombings came on the second anniversary of Operation Black Thunder, in which security forces besieged the Golden Temple of Amritsar, Sikhdom's holiest shrine, for nine days to quell an occupation by Sikh militants. Forty people were killed.