Fernando Mateo

Police investigating after a livery cab driver was found shot and killed in Brooklyn on June 29, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Police: Livery Cab Driver Shot And Killed In Brooklyn

Naji Fawaz, 35, was found in the front seat of a car with multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and torso, police said.

06/29/2015

The man in the window, who is confirmed to be an NYPD detective, berated an Uber driver seen from the back. (Credit: via YouTube)

Federation Of Taxi Drivers Calls For Firing Of Detective In Confrontation With Uber Driver

At first the Fernando Mateo, head of the taxi drivers federation, was willing to cut Det. Patrick Cherry some slack.

04/04/2015

Fernando Mateo, head of the New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers, addresses reporters  April 2, 2015. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Taxi Group Meets With NYPD, Says Drivers Face Police Hostility ‘Every Single Day’

Taxi drivers have been meeting with NYPD brass after video of a detective unleashing a tirade on an Uber driver went viral.

04/02/2015

Aurelia Rodriguez was brutally beaten by a man with a liquor bottle in Washington Heights on Christmas Day 2014. (Credit: Weijia Jiang/CBS2)

Brutal Christmas Day Attack In Washington Heights Leaves Woman Terrified

A vicious attack on a woman was caught on camera in Upper Manhattan this past Christmas morning, the woman said no one came to help despite her cries.

12/30/2014

(Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Overnight Livery Cab Service Scaled Back After Spike In Attacks Against Drivers

It will be harder to catch a livery cab overnight as service scales back due to a spike in attacks against drivers.

11/25/2014

Eric Refvik

Dozens Protest Bail Set For White Plains Firefighter Accused Of Deadly DWI

Eric Refvik, 34, was stone-faced and said nothing as he left the courthouse. He is charged with felony criminally negligent homicide and misdemeanor DWI.

11/17/2014

FILE -- A Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Bronx Livery Cab Driver Hits Robber With Car After Being Shot Twice

The incident took place at around 11 a.m. at 172nd Street and Longfellow Avenue Wednesday.

10/16/2014

Police said Kenneth Sudden, 41, attacked a livery cab driver following an argument in Queens. (Credit: NYPD)

Outrage After Stolen Livery Cab Gets Ticket Hours After Driver Is Stabbed

There is outrage from livery cab drivers after they say a ticket was found on the bloody car of a stolen livery cab hours after its driver was brutally attacked in Queens.

09/26/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

SheRides Puts Brakes On App Launch Due To Overwhelming Customer Demand

There has been so much interest in SheRides from women who want female cabbies that the company is holding off for now on launching the app in New York City.

09/15/2014

A ride-sharing program exclusive to women was set to become available in New York City, Westchester County and on Long Island on Sept. 15, 2014. (Photo: CBS 2)

Ride-Sharing Service Exclusively For Women Begins Monday In NYC, Suburbs

There are so many options for car service these days — from taxis and livery cabs to the ride-sharing service Uber. And now there’s an option just for women launching next week.

09/12/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

New ‘She Taxis-She Rides’ Service To Offer Women Livery Cab Drivers For Female Passengers

Starting next week, women will be able to request a female driver through a new livery service.

09/08/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

After Bloody Weekend, De Blasio Says NYPD To ‘Aggressively’ Tackle Gun Violence

Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.

08/18/2014

Tommy Smalls, 26, is accused in the murder of two Bronx livery cab drivers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Make Fourth Arrest In Bronx Cab Driver Murders

Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.

08/16/2014

Surveillance image of two suspects sought in deadly shooting of livery cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Sources: 3 Arrested In Killing Of 2 Livery Cab Drivers In The Bronx

The trio were also wanted in connection with robberies of convenience stores in Yonkers and the Bronx, sources said.

08/15/2014

Livery Cab (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Group Calls For Action After 2 Livery Cab Drivers Killed In The Bronx

For the second time in a week, a livery cab driver has been fatally shot in the Bronx and a drivers’ rights group believes the two cases may be connected.

08/12/2014

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