Cab Driver Stabbed By Passenger In Albany ParkThe 31-year-old driver was stabbed in the neck by a passenger who tried to rob him about 11:30 p.m. in the 4200 block of North Sacramento Avenue, Chicago Police said.
Cabbie Gets Free Taxi Medallion After Giving 3,500 Rides To Disabled PassengersA Chicago cabbie with a weak spot for the disabled has won the city’s Taxicab Driver Excellence Award, which comes with independence for the driver.
Man Charged With Robbing, Stabbing Cab DriverMelvin M. Atto, 21, faces felony counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery for the attack that happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 6700 block of North California Avenue, Chicago Police said.
Cab Driver Stabbed During Robbery Attempt In West RidgeThe 32-year-old cab driver picked up a passenger in his Yellow Cab at Western and Devon avenues around 2:30 a.m., police said. After the man got in the cab, he announced a robbery, and displayed a knife.
Cab Driver Shot And Killed In North LawndaleThe man, believed to be between 45 and 55 years old, was shot in the chest about 8:45 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Albany Avenue, police News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said.
Elgin Police Probe Scuffle That Stirred Facebook ControversyPolice 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.
Sports Illustrated Writer Robert Klemko Charged With Hitting Cab DriverA writer for Sports Illustrated has been charged with hitting a cab driver in Chicago early Saturday morning.
Former Cabbie Gets 35 Years For Assaults On Female PassengersEric 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.
VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier CrashA 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.
Prosecutors: Teen Refuses To Pay Cabbie, Throws Bleach In His FaceAn 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.
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.
Suspect Arrested In Carjacking, Slashing Of Cabbie In AuroraPolice say the man asked the driver to pull over, and the man grabbed the cab driver and slashed his neck.