A taxi driver and another man were hospitalized early Sunday after they were both stabbed in Paterson, N.J.
The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers has raised new questions about Taxi and Limousine Commission officers, after a livery cabbie died while being detained for allegedly picking up illegal fares at John F. Kennedy International Airport.
A cabbie lost his license Tuesday, after he was caught on videotape grabbing a passenger from the back seat of his taxi and hurling him onto the street.
The cab slammed into a parked car after police said a passenger shot the 42-year-old driver around 1 a.m. on Gates Avenue.
Cab drivers say they’re worried they’ll be fined, or even lose their license, if they don’t pick up every fare who waves them down.
With the help of a friend and a receipt, John James was able to track down the taxi cab where he forgot a bag with $100,000 worth of jewelry and cash.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office compiled the numbers after the latest guilty plea from a driver. More than a dozen other cases remain open.
Suffolk County police say officers responding to a a 911 call about 5:30 p.m. Sunday found the 19-year-old slumped over the steering wheel of the minivan parked on 42nd Street.
Leonardo was shot in the head early Tuesday when he stopped in Plainfield to pick up a passenger for a prearranged trip.
Isidro Leonardo, 44, known as “Paco” to his friends, was shot and killed early Tuesday morning after picking up a passenger on Spooner Avenue.
Michael Enright, 21, faced attempted murder charges in the attack.
The college student accused of slashing a taxi driver because he’s a Muslim has been taken to a New York City psychiatric ward.
A NYC taxi driver attacked in an alleged hate crime met privately with Mayor Michael Bloomberg, and fellow cabbies and members of the Muslim community were there to show their support.