Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

Mar 3, 2014

Bus hits parked trucks at rest area; two dead

An overnight bus rammed two parked trucks early Monday at a rest stop in Oyabe, Toyama Prefecture, killing two people and leaving dozens injured. The bus, which departed from Sendai on Sunday night, was headed to a hot springs resort in Ishikawa Prefecture. The ...

'Love of buses' trips up Osaka man

Aug 23, 2013

'Love of buses' trips up Osaka man

A 36-year-old self-proclaimed bus lover from Hirakata, Osaka Prefecture, was arrested Thursday for stealing bus destination sign rolls, police said. Police found about 1,000 destination signs and stacks of bus magazines at the home of Naoki Murata, an office worker who owned up to ...