2 Killed When Car Hits Taxi On Near North SidePolice said a Hyundai Sonata headed south on Clark Street blew a red light, smashing into the rear of a taxi cab heading east on Oak Street.
Chicago Police Officer Injured In Wrigleyville CrashAbout 10:30 p.m., a man—who identified himself to reporters on the scene as Luis Gomez—was driving an Uber XL vehicle west on Addison Street, trying to turn south onto Clark Street, police said. The minivan—which had six passengers in it — collided with a Chicago Police vehicle that was eastbound on Addison
Suit: Cabbie Talked On Cellphone While Taxi Dragged Woman DowntownAnne 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.
Taxi vs. Bike Messenger: Who Wins Race From Loop To Wrigley?Bike messenger Nico Deportago-Cabrera is a fast dude.
City Watchdog Finds Shortcomings In Taxi InspectionsChicago’s inspector general has raised questions about inspections of taxi cabs by the city that regulates the taxi industry, and a top administration official has blamed faulty equipment for some of the problems.
Taxi Crashes Into House, Driver Takes OffPolice in Glendale Heights were searching for a cab driver who crashed his taxi through the wall of a house early Monday, and then ran off.
Two Men Sue Taxi Company, Claim Cabbie Kicked Them Out For KissingTwo 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.
Downtown Taxi Crash Leaves 4 HurtA 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.
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.
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.
Illinois House OKs Ride-Sharing RegulationsIllinois lawmakers took steps Thursday toward creating rules for unregulated ridesharing companies, which have gained popularity in Chicago the past few years.
Four Injured In River North CrashRescue crews responded to the two-vehicle crash about 11:05 p.m. in the 400 block of North Clark Street.
One Hurt When Taxi Strikes SUV DowntownA 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.
Cabbies Sue City Over Lack Of Regulation For Ride-Sharing ServicesTaxi 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.
VIDEO: Car Thief Slams Into Four Cars While Fleeing Earlier CrashA 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.