One mother is vowing to make sure her son did not die in vain and is fighting for tougher laws after he was killed by a cab driver.
Driving in New York City can be a bit of an adventure, but the city council could soon consider a bill to help keep at least the cab drivers in check.
The TLC issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That’s a 95 percent increase from last year.
Sources told CBS 2’s Jessica Schneider that a taxi driver, who has several violations on his license, was pulled over by Mount Vernon police when he suddenly drove off and struck a police officer in the process.
At least two people who had been riding in the cabs were trapped inside and the roof of one of the vehicles had to be removed by rescuers.
The sale makes the amount the highest price on record since the city began issuing them back in 1937.
Suffolk County police said Thomas Moroughan was shot in the chest and arm early Sunday during a dispute with the two off-duty Nassau County officers in Huntington Station.
Suffolk County police said Thomas Moroughan pulled up near two off-duty Nassau County officers and an argument started.
It was a wild night at Union Square after two separate accidents sent two individuals to the hospital.
Here is CBSNewYork’s Week In Review for 2/14/2011-2/20/2011.
Officials say the cab swerved onto the sidewalk and smashed into a newstand trying to avoid an FDNY ambulance.