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.