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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.

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A two-vehicle crash left four people seriously injured early Wednesday. (Photo from Network Video Productions)

Downtown Taxi Crash Leaves 4 Hurt

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.

05/21/2014

Police and paramedics work to clear a crash on Lake Shore Drive early Friday. (Photo by Network Video Productions)

1 Killed, 3 Injured In Lake Shore Drive Crash

A woman died of injuries she sustained in a head-on crash on downtown Lake Shore Drive early Friday that injured three other people.

05/02/2014

A Lyft car sits at a stoplight. As ridesharing services like Lyft, Uber and SideCar become more popular, the taxi industry is pushing for tougher regulation of their new competition. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ride-Sharing Regulations Passed By City Council Committee

The Emanuel administration has now outlined regulations that would allow so-called ride-sharing services to legally co-exist with regular Chicago taxicab companies.

04/24/2014

A Lyft car sits at a stoplight. As ridesharing services like Lyft, Uber and SideCar become more popular, the taxi industry is pushing for tougher regulation of their new competition. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Illinois House OKs Ride-Sharing Regulations

Illinois lawmakers took steps Thursday toward creating rules for unregulated ridesharing companies, which have gained popularity in Chicago the past few years.

04/11/2014

Four Injured In River North Crash

Rescue crews responded to the two-vehicle crash about 11:05 p.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street.

02/28/2014

A taxi cab crashed into an SUV, which flipped over, at the intersection of Michigan and Monroe late Monday night. (Credit: NVP News Video)

One Hurt When Taxi Strikes SUV Downtown

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.

02/25/2014

A Lyft car sits at a stoplight. As ridesharing services like Lyft, Uber and SideCar become more popular, the taxi industry is pushing for tougher regulation of their new competition. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cabbies Sue City Over Lack Of Regulation For Ride-Sharing Services

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.

02/06/2014

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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Four Hurt In Six-Car Crash In Niles

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.

10/24/2013

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New App To Link Disabled Commuters With Accessible Taxis

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.

06/27/2013

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

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‘Intoxicated’ Woman Critically Injured When Struck By Cab In Lakeview

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 […]

11/24/2012

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Man Dies After Being Hit By Taxi In Rogers Park

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.

10/18/2012

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2 Investigators: Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud When Using A Cab

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.

CBS 2–09/26/2012

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Taxi Driver Dies Following Accident In Bucktown

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.

03/04/2012

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Taxi Crashes Into Wicker Park Restaurant, 2 Hurt

A taxi cab crashed through the window of a Wicker Park restaurant on Thursday, injuring two customers of the restaurant.

11/03/2011

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5 Critically Injured In River North Crash

Five people were critically injured late Saturday in a when a car and a taxi cab collided in the River North neighborhood.

08/21/2011