Cabbies Robbed At Knife Point On North SidePolice 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.
Police Board Fires Cop Accused Of Pulling Gun On Cabbie 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.
Taxi Slowdown Staged To Demand Fare Hike, Regulations For CompetitorsIt 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.
Police: Be On The Lookout For Cross-Dressing Cab Thief
Cross-Dressing Passenger Knocks Down Cabbie, Steals TaxiA 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.
City Council Debates Ride-Sharing Regulations At HearingA Chicago City Council hearing is pitting traditional taxi cab companies against unregulated shared ride services that passengers summon through smart-phone apps.
Men Ejected For Kiss In Cab File LawsuitMatt 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.
Alderman Proposes Opening Up Little-Used Access Road To Taxis For A Charge A plan to charge for a taxi along Chicago's stealth highway is picking up some City Council support, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
Pedestrian Hurt After Being Struck By Taxi At O'HareA person in front of American Airlines Terminal 3 at O'Hare International Airport was struck by a taxicab Tuesday evening.
Two Men Say Cabbie Ejected Them For KissingThe 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.
Man Struck And Killed By Taxi In Garfield RidgePolice 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.
Cab Driver Suing Chicago Over RegulationsMelissa 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.
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