Student struck by car after getting off school bus

A 15-year-old boy safely exited a Richmond (Va.) Public Schools bus, but was struck by a car while crossing the street with other students after the bus pulled away, district officials say. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Capitol Square in downtown Richmond holds as its centerpiece the Virginia State Capitol, shown here, the seat of many major historical developments. Photo by Teresa R. Younger, via Wikimedia Commons

Richmond City Highlight: Virginia State Capitol

Capitol Square in downtown holds as its centerpiece the Virginia State Capitol, the seat of many major historical developments. Statues honoring distinguished Americans, such as George Washington and John Marshall, can also be found in the square.


School bus parking change draws criticism from drivers

Chesapeake (Va.) Public Schools used to allow bus drivers to keep their buses at their homes, but now requires them to park in district lots to save time and money. Some drivers say they are putting more miles on their buses and feel less safe.


Former school bus monitor pleads guilty to hitting special-needs student

The former monitor for Colonial Heights (Va.) Public Schools admits she struck a 6-year-old boy who hit her. She pleads guilty to assault and battery of a child, receives a suspended jail sentence, and must take parenting classes, and complete community service and an anger management program.

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