The woman charged with disorderly conduct in the RTA uppercut incident that went viral was sentenced Tuesday.
CLEVELAND - The RTA driver caught on camera punching an unruly passenger faces a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday.
Artis Hughes was suspended without pay following the incident last month. Passengers on the bus recorded the incident on cell phone video. Hughes faces assault charges.
The camera caught him punching Shidea Lane in the face. She faces disorderly conduct charges. A police report was filed after the fight but no charges were pressed by either Hughes or Lane.
On Tuesday, members of RTA's bus driver union showed up at the agency's regular board meeting to express their concern about safety on the job. They also showed their support for Hughes, saying drivers often take abuse at the hands of unruly passengers.
The RTA driver involved in an altercation on his bus was sentenced Tuesday.
RTA police are investigating the assault on an off-duty bus driver on Thursday.
The woman charged with disorderly conduct in the RTA uppercut incident that went viral was found guilty after changing her plea Tuesday morning.
The infamous RTA uppercut assault is back in the headlines Tuesday as rider Shidea Lane enters a plea change in Shaker Heights Municipal Court.
Shidea Lane, the female passenger in the RTA assault case, had a court appearance scheduled for Thursday morning continued to a later date.
The RTA bus driver caught on video punching a female bus passenger has changed his plea.
As part of a move to increase safety on RTA buses and trains, a Cleveland city councilman will ask RTA's general manager to allow police officers to ride the transit lines for free.
Cleveland City Council will introduce a bill that deals with penalties for misconduct on RTA buses.
The Cleveland RTA union voted in favor of arbitration for the bus driver who was fired after being caught on video punching a rider.