RICHMOND, Va. – An appeals court Tuesday upheld the convictions of a former low-fare bus driver who allegedly fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed, killing four passengers and injuring dozens of others. A Virginia court convicted driver Kin Yiu Cheung in January 2013 on four counts of involuntary manslaughter and sentenced him to serve 40 years in prison with 34 years of the sentence suspended. Mr. Cheung immediately appealed the six-year sentence, arguing that prosecutors had failed to prove he demonstrated a reckless disregard for human life. The Virginia Court of Appeals rejected Mr. Cheung’s claim. Mr. Cheung was ... Read More
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