A Virginia school bus had a run-in with a deer on its early morning April 1 run and – no joke – the bus may have gotten the worst of the encounter.
Manager Paige McNulty thinks the successful return to classroom learning may encourage another 10% to 20% of Gary parents to send their children back when the option is presented again in a couple weeks.
"East Porter (School Corp.) is sincerely apologetic that this incident has taken place," Superintendent Aaron Case said in an email to The Times. The child was found safe in a relative's car.
State Sen. Rick Niemeyer, R-Lowell, won Senate approval Tuesday for legislation imposing a $1,000 fine on motorists who pass a stopped school bus while children are boarding or existing.
A bus carrying three students sideswiped another vehicle in the Porter Cove subdivision, police said.
“The bottom line is we’ve got a bunch of violations, and the idea of protecting the students and the bus drivers in the school system is the main reason why I brought this," state Sen. Niemeyer said.
"Extremely blessed," school Superintendent Aaron Case said after returning from the crash site. "I'm just very happy everyone's OK."
The bus driver reported suffering pain but was later medically cleared, Munster police Lt. John Peirick said.
CLAIM: Photos show an abandoned school bus full of voting machines discovered in Buckeye, Arizona.
An 11-year-old boy stole a school bus Sunday and led Louisiana officers on a chase before crashing into a tree, authorities said. He was not injured.
Police cited four drivers with violations of a school bus stop arm law, and one other with excessive speeding, officials said.
Police will be conducting extra patrols in Northwest Indiana and across the state watching for drivers ignoring deployed school bus stop-arms when students are boarding or exiting buses.
The statewide mandate for Hoosiers to wear masks in public places also will apply inside school buildings for faculty, staff and students in grades three through 12.
Dr. Chandana Vavilala, Lake County's health officer, said Monday she determined a mask order is needed to minimize the spread of the coronavirus.
Minnesota school bus driver Glen Davis thought it would be great to be buried in a casket that looks like a school bus. A friend is making that wish come true.
Around 3 p.m. on Jan. 24, Lake County Sheriff’s Detective Kyle Sopko was off-duty and heading home when he saw a Crown Point School Corporation bus parked with its emergency lights flashing.
A reflector came crashing through the windshield and side window of the bus, scattering glass on a couple students, according to police.
Just in time for Christmas, Doug Hayes bought a small school bus, "the Grandfather Express," so he can take his grandchildren to school every day.
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The new school year is just around the corner, and a large number of students will be traveling back and forth on a big yellow bus. So it’s a …