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