Police are cautioning North Side taxi drivers after a pair of cabbies were robbed at knifepoint in separate incidents last week in Ravenswood and West Ridge.
Karl Clermont recalls the booze-fueled encounter he had with an off-duty Chicago police detective in April 2009. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
It was not immediately clear how many of the city’s 7,000 taxicabs would be idled by any slowdown. Attempts in the past by taxi drivers to stage work slowdowns have generally been unsuccessful because the drivers have not been well-organized.
A cab driver was relieved of some personal items – and his cab – this weekend by a strong-armed robber who may have been a cross-dressing man, police said.
A Chicago City Council hearing is pitting traditional taxi cab companies against unregulated shared ride services that passengers summon through smart-phone apps.
Matt McCrea and Steven White say a taxi driver bounced them from a cab when they exchanged a tame kiss. CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
A plan to charge for a taxi along Chicago’s stealth highway is picking up some City Council support, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
A person in front of American Airlines Terminal 3 at O’Hare International Airport was struck by a taxicab Tuesday evening.
The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection, the city’s overseer of cabs, said drivers have rights but cannot discriminate. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.
Police said the man was crossing Cicero Avenue near Archer Avenue at about 11:30 p.m., when a cab headed south on Cicero struck him.
Melissa Callahan filed a federal class action lawsuit saying the city needs to either treat cab drivers as employees or let them be independent contractors with a chance of making a living.
The City of Chicago is offering a major reward to cabdrivers who serve disabled passengers – a free medallion.
A crash sent a taxi flying into the guardrail alongside North Lake Shore Drive overnight.
Driving a car that was missing a tire might seem to defy common sense, but someone was doing just that in the Wicker Park neighborhood overnight – and police say it caused a nasty accident.
A pedestrian was hospitalized Thursday morning, after being hit by a taxi downtown.
A taxicab was destroyed beyond recognition Tuesday morning, after it slammed into a bench and a pole at Chicago and Milwaukee avenues and killed a man waiting at a bus stop.
Chicago cab drivers say it’s time for a fare increase, and they’re taking their argument to City Hall Tuesday.
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.
It may be a little harder to hail a cab in the very near future, as Chicago’s taxi drivers are threatening to walk off the job.