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Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Mother Of Boy Fatally Hit By Cab Pushes For Tougher Laws Against Drivers

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.

10/17/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

City Council Could Soon Consider Bill For Taxi Grading System

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.

10/08/2014

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

TLC Cracking Down On Unsafe Taxi Drivers

The TLC issued 5,000 safety-related summonses so far this year. That’s a 95 percent increase from last year.

09/30/2014

Mount Vernon Officer Struck

Police: Taxi Driver Struck Officer In Mount Vernon, Sped Off

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.

05/30/2014

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3 Injured When Cabs, 18-Wheeler Collide In Early Morning East Side Wreck

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.

04/17/2012

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

2 NYC Taxi Medallions Sell For $1 Million Each

The sale makes the amount the highest price on record since the city began issuing them back in 1937.

10/21/2011

Nassau County Police (credit: CBS 2)

Atty: L.I. Police Shooting Of Cabbie ‘Unjustified’

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.

02/28/2011

Oakwood Road In Huntington, N.Y. (Photo/Google Maps)

Police: Taxi Driver Strikes Long Island Officers With Vehicle

Suffolk County police said Thomas Moroughan pulled up near two off-duty Nassau County officers and an argument started.

02/27/2011

Union Square Subway

Wild Night At Union Square Sends 2 To Hospital

It was a wild night at Union Square after two separate accidents sent two individuals to the hospital.

02/27/2011

Rosen (IFC); Dog walking (AFP/Getty); Jalloh (CBS 2)

The Week In Review: Honest Cabbie, Bonehead Tweet & Dog Poop

Here is CBSNewYork’s Week In Review for 2/14/2011-2/20/2011.

02/20/2011

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Taxi Slams Into Newstand Trying To Avoid Ambulance

Officials say the cab swerved onto the sidewalk and smashed into a newstand trying to avoid an FDNY ambulance.

10/27/2010