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Suit: Cabbie Talked On Cellphone While Taxi Dragged Woman Downtown

Anne Brandt filed the negligence lawsuit in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging she was dragged for “some distance” after the taxi dropped her off about 8 a.m. April 23 near Michigan Avenue and Washington Street.


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 Taylor (Credit: Chicago Police)

Alleged Killer’s Mom: ‘I Didn’t Raise Him Like That’

When Patricia Howard realized she was standing next to the cousin of the taxi driver her son is accused of fatally shooting, she looked him in the eye and repeatedly told him she was sorry.



Driver Injured When Taxicab Strikes Fire Truck Downtown

A taxicab driver was hospitalized Thursday morning after the cab he was driving struck a Chicago Fire Department truck at Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive.


Hassan Khalif-Mohamud (Credit: Cook County Sheriff's Office)

Taxi Driver Arrested On Unusual Drug Charges

A taxi driver is in custody Wednesday after investigators from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Cook County Sheriff’s office intercepted a package containing $20,000 worth a plant that causes amphetamine-like effects.


Photo Of Taxi Sign (Jim Davis/Getty Images)

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.


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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

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.


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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

Roderick Swoopes Booking Photo. (Chicago Police Photo)

Kidnapped Taxi Driver Calls 911 From Trunk Of Cab

Robber had taken his cell phone but cabbie had a backup.


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.