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Stamford Police: Suspect In Custody In Fatal Stabbing Of Cab Driver

Stamford police have a suspect in custody in connection with the fatal stabbing of a taxi driver in what appeared to be a robbery.

08/28/2014

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Cabbie Found Stabbed To Death In High-End Stamford Neighborhood

A murder mystery had Fairfield County on edge Wednesday. Police were searching for a killer after the body of a taxi driver was found in a cul-de-sac in Stamford.

08/27/2014

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Sources To CBS 2: Cabbie Won’t Be Charged In Accident That Killed Cooper Stock, 9

The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.

05/22/2014

NYC Department of Sanitation plows are ready to roll, Dec. 10, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Report: Sanitation Worker Accused Of Punching Cab Driver In East Harlem

A New York City sanitation worker has been charged with assault, reportedly on allegations that he punched a cab driver who complained that a garbage truck was blocking the road in East Harlem.

03/03/2014

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Stiffed: NYC Cabbie Taken For A Ride After Taking Passenger To Boston Suburb

The cabbie told Denise Rebelato it would cost $980 for the 400-mile round trip. But when the cab got to Framingham, Rebelato told the cab driver she didn’t have the cash or a credit card.

02/07/2014

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cab Drivers Spar Over New ‘Taxi Tax’ To Help With Health Insurance Sign-Up

Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.

11/20/2013

A suspect wanted for allegedly attacking a cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Robbed, Slashed, Punched Cab Driver In The Bronx

It happened Saturday on the Grand Concourse.

10/23/2013

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cabbies, TLC Discount App That Lets Riders Track Shortest Route

The free app, called Taxi Turvi, uses GPS technology to let riders see if the cab driver took the shorter, cheaper route at the end of the fare.

03/26/2013

Bronx Cab Shooting

Police Seek Gunman Who Shot Livery Cab Driver In The Bronx

Police Sunday evening were seeking the robber who robbed and shot a livery cab driver in the South Bronx during the early morning hours.

01/13/2013

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cabbie Accused Of Charging Bogus Toll Fees Within Manhattan

A New York City cab driver has been accused of taking passengers for a ride. Driver Emad Wanass got his taxi license back in December, but the TLC has learned that since then he has allegedly charged nearly 300 riders for tolls on fares within Manhattan.

08/29/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New Investigation Finds NYC Cab Drivers Charging Proper Rates

Officials said the test was conducted this month, a year after overbilling allegations led to criminal charges against dozens of cabbies.

08/18/2011

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Arrest Of NJ Cabbie Sparks Protest By Fellow Drivers At Newark Airport

Taxi drivers staged a five-hour shutdown at Newark Liberty International Airport on Friday, refusing to pick up passengers to protest the arrest of a fellow cabbie Ahmed Deraz.

06/03/2011

Assaulted Cabbie Pushes For Better Protection

Cab drivers say they’re worried they’ll be fined, or even lose their license, if they don’t pick up every fare who waves them down.

02/28/2011

Livery Cab

Cabbie ‘Clinging To Life’ After Friday Night Shooting

Fernando Mateo, President of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, told 1010 WINS the driver was shot four times in the right leg, twice in the left leg and once in the neck.

12/04/2010

Jerrell Horton (Photo/CBS 2)

Man Raises Issue Of Racial Profiling Amongst NYC Cabbies

While trying to get home to Brooklyn after a night out at a Soho club, Jerrell Horton said he was shunned by a cab driver, who dragged him a block before he could free himself.

10/25/2010

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