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.
Two drivers were taken to the hospital this morning when a sport-utility vehicle and a taxi crashed downtown, sending the SUV into a Dunkin’ Donuts.
The cab driver initially asked the man out of the taxi because he was “unruly” in the backseat, prosecutors said.
Bond was set at $3 million for a Chicago man accused of trying to rob a Subway restaurant, then carjacking a taxi and leading police on a chase through the north suburbs which ended in a crash on the North Side.
A Chicago man was charged with five felonies on Thursday, a day after he tried to rob a suburban Subway restaurant and then stole a cab, leading police on high-speed chase for about an hour.
A man was apprehended by Chicago Police this morning, after leading a chase through several northern suburbs for about an hour before crashing in Rogers Park.
One of two men is in custody after the cab he was planning to use for a getaway car did not wait near the scene.
Those jumping into a cab starting today should be aware that they will be paying about 50 cents more due to climbing gas prices.
Riding a cab in Chicago is about to get a bit more expensive.
The woman injured her hand in the accident, which occurred near O’Hare Airport.
The village board in south suburban Tinley Park plans to put the brakes on cab drivers accused of overcharging their customers.
Robber had taken his cell phone but cabbie had a backup.
Chicago City Council committee is meeting Thursday to consider an increase in cab fares.
A cab driver is expected to survive after being shot in the neck in an attempted robbery.