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Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Two Men Sue Taxi Company, Claim Cabbie Kicked Them Out For Kissing

Two men who say they were kicked out of a cab while on their way to Lakeview from O’Hare are suing the taxi company, alleging that the brief kiss they shared prompted the driver to throw them out in a suburban grocery store parking lot.

08/27/2014

Deion Brown (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Caught Robbing Second Cabbie In Lakeview

A South Side man arrested while holding up his second cab driver of the morning early Tuesday in the North Side Lake View neighborhood has been ordered held on $500,000 bond.

02/20/2014

A tractor-trailer truck became lodged under the CTA tracks at Randolph and Wabash on Thursday. (Credit: Steph Dreyer/Twitter)

Truck Gets Lodged Under L Tracks In Loop; Driver Blames Cabbies

What to do when you get your tractor-trailer stuck beneath the L tracks downtown, blocking a major street and drawing dozens of amused and bemused spectators? Blame a cabbie, of course.

11/22/2013

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

City Offers Free Medallion To Cabbie Who Wins Award For Service To Disabled

The City of Chicago is offering a major reward to cabdrivers who serve disabled passengers – a free medallion.

WBBM Newsradio–09/22/2012

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Robbery Suspect, 13, Threatens To Shoot Evanston Cabbie

A north suburban cab driver was robbed of about $200 and a cell phone early Wednesday, and police are looking for a suspect who is 13 years old.

06/28/2012

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

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Cabbie Who Tried To Fund Terrorism Gets 7 1/2-Year Prison Sentence

A North Side cab driver was sentenced to 7½ years in federal prison Friday after pleading guilty to providing monetary support al Qaeda in Pakistan.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

Gavel

North Side Cabbie Pleads Guilty To Trying To Aid Al Qaeda

aja Lahrasib Khan pleaded guilty to one count of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization.

02/06/2012

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Cabbie Uses Twitter To Reach Out, Improve Business

One Chicago taxi driver is using social media to reach out and give his business a better rap.

WBBM Newsradio–01/04/2012

Bank Robbery

Charges Expected In Waukegan Bank Robbery

Federal prosecutors are expected to file charges against a man accused of holding up a TCF Bank branch in a Waukegan Jewel-Osco store Monday.

CBS Chicago–08/02/2011

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Why Was He Driving? Cabbie In Deadly Crash Had Long Record

The cab driver who crashed into a pedestrian and a building in Streeterville Monday had dozens of prior traffic tickets and was involved in another accident that left someone injured, records show.

CBS Chicago–06/28/2011

Michael L. Jackson

Ex-City Health Department Official Paroled In Death Of Cabbie

The former Chicago Department of Public Health official convicted of killing a cab driver six years ago has been paroled.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2011

Christopher Boyd, 18, of the 4500 block of Whitney Drive in Hanover Park (Credit: Hanover Park Police Department)

Two Arrested After Robbing Cabbie With Sharp Object

A man and a juvenile were charged with robbing a taxi driver in the northwest suburbs on Saturday.

03/13/2011

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Men Charged With Beating Female Cabbie

Two men stand charged with robbing and beating a female cab driver in the University Village neighborhood, after being caught by a UIC police officer.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2011

Raja Lahrasib Khan

Cabbie Charged In Terror Case Asks For Release

A local taxi driver charged with attempting to send money to a Pakistan-based terrorist has asked to be released from jail.

CBS Chicago–11/30/2010

Photo Of Drink On Bar. (Warrick Page/Getty Images)

Woman’s Credit Card Used For $775 Bar Tab

Cabbie chats up suburbanite at city bar, hijacks her plastic.

11/01/2010

Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

Cabbie Shot, Drives Himself To Flag Down Cop

A cab driver is expected to survive after being shot in the neck in an attempted robbery.

WBBM Newsradio–10/08/2010