Chicago’s inspector general has raised questions about inspections of taxi cabs by the city that regulates the taxi industry, and a top administration official has blamed faulty equipment for some of the problems.
Police in Glendale Heights were searching for a cab driver who crashed his taxi through the wall of a house early Monday, and then ran off.
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.
A Porsche SUV was northbound in the 400 block of South Michigan Avenue about 2:30 a.m. when the driver failed to stop at a red light and struck a taxi, police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said.
A woman died of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash on downtown Lake Shore Drive early Friday that injured three other people.
The Emanuel administration has now outlined regulations that would allow so-called ride-sharing services to legally co-exist with regular Chicago taxicab companies.
Illinois lawmakers took steps Thursday toward creating rules for unregulated ridesharing companies, which have gained popularity in Chicago the past few years.
Rescue crews responded to the two-vehicle crash about 11:05 p.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street.
A taxi driver was southbound on Michigan Avenue about 11 p.m. when his car collided with a 2004 Ford Escape going east on Monroe Street.
Taxi companies and drivers have sued the city of Chicago, claiming newly proposed regulations for competing ride-sharing companies don’t go far enough, and alleging the city has allowed an “unlawful taxi caste system” to emerge.
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.
The driver of a Ford F-150 pickup was westbound on Dempster Street just before 11 p.m. when he crossed into the eastbound lanes and hit a taxi head-on, according to Niles police.
A local tech start-up and a disabled advocacy group will make getting a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Chicago a lot easier starting in August.
A cab driver was arrested over the weekend, after allegedly kidnapping a woman and sexually assaulting her inside his taxi in northwest suburban Schaumburg.
CHICAGO (STMW) – A woman who drunkenly walked into a roadway and was struck by a taxi cab on the North Side remains remains in critical condition. Police say the woman, 26, was “intoxicated” when […]
A 34-year-old man died early Thursday after walking into traffic and being struck by a taxi in the North Side Rogers Park neighborhood.
Getting into a cab is supposed to be a convenience, but in some cases using a credit or debit card to pay for that cab can end with hundreds of dollars in overcharges.
A 57-year-old taxi driver died following an accident Sunday morning in the Near Northwest Side Bucktown neighborhood that may have been caused by a medical condition he suffered.
A taxi cab crashed through the window of a Wicker Park restaurant on Thursday, injuring two customers of the restaurant.
Five people were critically injured late Saturday in a when a car and a taxi cab collided in the River North neighborhood.