Cab Driver

Elgin Police Department

Elgin Police Probe Scuffle That Stirred Facebook Controversy

Police in Elgin were investigating a scuffle between a cab driver and another motorist, an incident which sparked a mini-uproar on social media over the past few days.

10/27/2014

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Sports Illustrated Writer Robert Klemko Charged With Hitting Cab Driver

A writer for Sports Illustrated has been charged with hitting a cab driver in Chicago early Saturday morning.

10/18/2014

Eric Chung, 29, is charged with kidnapping and raping a woman inside his cab. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Former Cabbie Gets 35 Years For Assaults On Female Passengers

Eric Chung received his sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to two counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault and one count of attempted aggravated criminal sexual assault.

10/09/2014

A 19-year-old driving a stolen SUV rear-ended a taxi, then slammed into four cars fleeing the scene. Police said he was later arrested. (Credit: YouTube)

VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier Crash

A man who allegedly stole an SUV last week apparently was so desperate to get away after crashing into a taxi, that he slammed into four other vehicles, and left a trail of wreckage on a Lakeview street, before he was arrested a short time later.

11/06/2013

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Prosecutors: Teen Refuses To Pay Cabbie, Throws Bleach In His Face

An 18-year-old suburban man allegedly refused to pay a $175 taxi fare, then threw a cup of bleach into the cab driver’s eyes.

07/27/2013

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Stabbing Suspect Told Cabbie He ‘Had A Bad Day’

Nothing seemed out of the ordinary early Thursday when an Aurora cab driver took the call to pick up a man at a Naperville gas station.

07/05/2013

This cabbie's throat was slashed when a man stole his cab after the cab driver picked him up in Naperville and took him to a neighborhood in Aurora. (Credit: CBS)

Suspect Arrested In Carjacking, Slashing Of Cabbie In Aurora

Police say the man asked the driver to pull over, and the man grabbed the cab driver and slashed his neck.

CBS Chicago–07/04/2013

Eric Chung, 29, is charged with kidnapping and raping a woman inside his cab. (Credit: Schaumburg Police)

Cabbie Accused Of Kidnapping, Raping Woman In Taxi Charged In 2nd Attack

A cab driver was arrested over the weekend, after allegedly kidnapping a woman and sexually assaulting her inside his taxi in northwest suburban Schaumburg.

CBS Chicago–02/26/2013

Antonio Olivier. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man Charged With Stabbing, Robbery Of Cab Driver In Park Ridge

A North Side man has been arrested and charged with the stabbing and robbery of a cab driver in Park Ridge.

08/30/2012

Tanner Conroyd, 20, had been missing since Aug. 19, 2012, when whe left her home in St. Charles. Her family thought she was driving to Illinois State University in Normal, but she didn't show up. A security guard at Millennium Park told the family she had been there on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Facebook)

Father Wants To Thank Cab Driver Who Picked Up His Missing Daughter

A St. Charles man wants to find the cab driver he believes delivered his daughter out of harm’s way.

WBBM Newsradio–08/24/2012

Coral Kier, 86, died two days after she was hit by a cab while she was in a crosswalk on Aug. 22, 2011. (Family Photo)

Family Sues Cab Driver Who Struck, Killed Elderly Woman

When an elderly woman was struck by a cab and laid in the middle of a North Side street, she unwittingly became an example of a system that allows cab drivers with bad driving records to remain on the streets of Chicago.

CBS 2–07/10/2012

Darryel Gardner

Suspect In Cabbie’s Murder Backs Out Of Plea Deal

A suspect suddenly backed out of a plea deal Wednesday for attacking a cab driver who later died in Zion, claiming his religious beliefs exempt him from the law.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2012

Adegboye Oguntade of Lansing was killed early Saturday while driving a cab. (Courtesy Family/CBS)

Immigrant Cab Driver Fatally Shot

A 30-year-old driver was at work just a few hours when he picked up a passenger who police say shot and killed him early Saturday. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports.

04/14/2012

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Men Charged In Maywood Shooting That Killed Cabbie, Wounded Woman

Two men are set to appear in bond court in Maywood Friday, charged with a Nov. 26 shooting that left a taxi driver dead and a second person wounded.

CBS Chicago–03/16/2012

Frederick Bailey, 63, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm after he turned himself in for shooting two other cabbies. (Credit: Chicago Police)

Cab Driver Charged After Shooting Other Cabbies

A cab driver who walked into Police Headquarters Friday night and told officers he recently shot two other cabbies at a Near South Side cab depot was charged Saturday for only one of the shootings and ordered held on $450,000 bond.

03/11/2012

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Cabbie Shoots 2 People, Turns Self In: Police

A cab driver walked into Police Headquarters Friday night and turned himself for shooting two people at a Near South Side cab depot less than an hour earlier.

03/09/2012

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Cab Driver Dies, Woman Wounded In Maywood Shooting

A cab driver died and a 68-year-old woman was wounded during a shooting Saturday in west suburban Maywood.

11/28/2011

Michigan Avenue Crash

Cab Driver Ticketed For Hitting 2 Little Girls On Mag Mile

A cab driver from Richton Park has been ticketed for hitting two little girls on the Magnificent Mile over the weekend.

CBS Chicago–08/08/2011

Darien Marquez-Connerly (Evanston Police Department)

19-Year-Old Held In Death Of Cab Driver

A 19-year-old man is being held without bail in the murder of an Evanston cab driver.

CBS Chicago–05/23/2011

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Evanston Cab Driver Dies After Shooting

An Evanston cab driver who was found shot last weekend has died.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

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