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This cab was damaged by debris from a manhole explosion in Midtown on Nov. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Credited With Saving 2 In Cab When Manhole Explodes In Midtown

A bizarre and dangerous incident left two people injured in Midtown Manhattan Monday morning.

11/17/2014

A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

3 Hospitalized After Cab Jumps Upper East Side Curb

Three people were hospitalized after a cab jumped a curb on the Upper East Side Saturday morning.

07/05/2014

Pumpkin The Horse

New Calls For Carriage Horse Ban After Horse Runs Loose In Central Park

Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.

06/10/2014

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Court: ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Is Legal, Plan For Unified Fleet Can Go Forward

Nissan won a contract in May 2011 to supply minivans with sliding doors for the city’s taxi fleet. Fleet operators sued the city seeking to block the requirement. A judge halted the program last year.

06/10/2014

Horse Carriage Hits Cab

Runaway Horse Drags Carriage Around Central Park, Hits Cab

A carriage horse broke loose from its reins from and ran around Central Park Monday afternoon, only stopping when the carriage got caught in the door of a taxi.

06/09/2014

No pedestrians were injured when a cab jumped a curb and slammed into an East Village storefront. (Credit Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cab Jumps Curb, Slams Into East Village Store Front

It was a close call in the East Village on Sunday, when a cab jumped a curb and slammed into a store front.

03/02/2014

TLC Chair David Yassky announcing wheelchair accessible cab agreement, Dec. 6, 2013. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

NYC Agrees To Improve Taxi Access For Disabled

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky say New York City will adopt regulations requiring that half of the city’s 13,000 yellow cabs be accessible to people with disabilities.

12/06/2013

FILE -- A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Cab Drivers Rank Second In Annual Global Taxi Survey

New York’s iconic yellow taxis may be some of the most well-known in the world, but if you’re looking for the best cab drivers, you’ll have to go across the pond.

11/05/2013

Staten Island Cab Robbery

Police Search For 2 Suspects In Staten Island Cab Robbery

Police on Tuesday were searching for a man and woman who allegedly committed a robbery in a cab on Staten Island earlier this month.

10/29/2013

A British tourist was seriously hurt after a cab jumped a curb in Midtown on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2013. 9credit: CBS 2)

Some 4,500 Cabbies With More Than 6 Points On Their License Still Driving Due To Computer Glitch

If you’ve ever wondered if your cab driver should be behind the wheel, the answer might well be no.

09/24/2013

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Taxi Driver Advocate: Bike Messenger To Blame For Shocking Accident

Following the horrific taxi crash this week that ripped off the foot of a British tourist from Midtown, the union representing cab drivers has called for tighter regulations on bike messengers.

08/24/2013

A taxi cab SUV (credit: Philip J. Victor, CBSNewYork.com)

Did Behind-The-Wheel Stress Play A Role In Midtown Accident?

Mohammed Himon said that he isn’t a bad driver and that obstacles and other challenges played a part in the wild accident.

08/23/2013

Taxi and Limousine Commission - New York, NY - Jul 12, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Taxi And Limousine Commission Approves Fare Increases, Health Care For Drivers

The Taxi and Limousine Commission voted Thursday to approve a proposed fare increase. The vote was approved 6-2, with one abstention.

07/12/2012

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

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission To Vote On Fare Hike, Lease Freeze

New Yorkers may soon pay a little more for taking a cab: The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission held a public hearing on Monday to discuss a proposal that includes a possible increase in taxi fares.

07/11/2012

Taxi Cabs line up for fares outside the Port Authority Bus Terminal (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Get Ready NYC, Taxi Fare Hike Looks Like It’s Going To Happen

Seventeen percent — that’s how much more your next cab ride could cost you. People for and against a proposed taxi fare hike faced off Monday at the final public hearing on the issue.

07/09/2012

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