Shi’dea Lane

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – The woman charged with disorderly conduct in the RTA uppercut incident that went viral was sentenced Tuesday. Shidea Lane was given a 30-day jail sentence, but 27 of those days were suspended with the remaining jail time to be scheduled followed by a two-year probation. Lane, who is now pregnant and […]

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – It has been called the punch heard round the world, largely because it went viral on the Internet. Shidea Lane, the victim of the punch, was in court on her own case Tuesday for disorderly conduct on the RTA bus. A verbal altercation turned physical on the bus in Beachwood when driver Artis […]

The verdict is in in the case of former RTA bus driver Artis Hughes and it is guilty!  Hughes pled “no contest” to charges filed against him in Shaker municipal court after the incident involving passenger Shi’dea Lane and the judge found him guilty of assault.  The sentence has yet to be handed down, but Hughes […]

- CLE RTA bus driver Artis Hughes walked into the Beachwood Police station to turn himself in. Hughes is facing assault charges for punching Shidea Lane, who allegedly spit on him and grabbed his throat while he drove the bus. Dozens of supporters mostly bus drivers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 268 (ATU 268) […]

- CLE SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Rapid Transit Authority of Greater Cleveland (RTA) has filed a disorderly conduct charge against Shidea Lane of Shaker Heights, and an assault charge has been slapped against the bus driver. This, after the RTA rider approached the bus driver and an argument ensued. Lane is seen on cellphone […]

- CLE Last week it was reported that a Cleveland bus driver, who punched a female passenger with a vicious uppercut before physically forcing her off of the bus, had been suspended. Now supporters are coming to the defense of the 22-year RTA employee. The incident, which took place on September 18, was caught on […]