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A New York City taxi driver seen wearing a Nazi armband (credit: ADL)

ADL: NYC Taxi Driver Caught Wearing Nazi Swastika Armband Suspended

The Anti-Defamation League said it urged the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission to investigate after receiving multiple complaints about the driver.

05/16/2014

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Cabbie Accused Of Sneaking Through RFK Toll Plaza 3,000 Times Without Paying

A taxi driver has been charged with stealing more than $28,000 from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, by crossing the Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge more than 3,000 times without once paying a toll.

04/17/2014

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Taxi Driver, Second Man Stabbed In Paterson, N.J.

A taxi driver and another man were hospitalized early Sunday after they were both stabbed in Paterson, N.J.

05/05/2013

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Livery Cabbie’s Death During Detention Ruled A Homicide

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.

03/31/2013

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Cabbie Loses License For Tossing Passenger Into Street In Midtown

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.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

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Jersey City Cab Driver In Critical Condition After Shooting; Suspect On The Loose

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.

07/09/2012

Assaulted Cabbie Pushes For Better Protection

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.

02/28/2011

Cabbie Returns $100K Worth Of Jewelry, Cash Left In Taxi

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.

02/15/2011

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DA: Dozens Of Guilty Pleas So Far In NYC Taxi Scam

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.

02/01/2011

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19-Year-Old Taxi Driver Shot to Death In Copiague

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.

12/13/2010

Isidro Leonardo (Photo/CBS 2)

Man Charged In NJ Cab Driver’s Shooting Death

Leonardo was shot in the head early Tuesday when he stopped in Plainfield to pick up a passenger for a prearranged trip.

10/03/2010

Isidro Leonardo (Photo/CBS 2)

Taxi Driver Shot And Killed In Plainfield

Isidro Leonardo, 44, known as “Paco” to his friends, was shot and killed early Tuesday morning after picking up a passenger on Spooner Avenue.

09/28/2010

Michael Enright (AP Photo/Steve Hirsch)

Back To Court For Cabbie Attack Suspect

Michael Enright, 21, faced attempted murder charges in the attack.

08/30/2010

Michael Enright (AP Photo/Steve Hirsch)

Cabbie-Slash Suspect In Bellevue Psych Ward

The college student accused of slashing a taxi driver because he’s a Muslim has been taken to a New York City psychiatric ward.

08/27/2010

Bloomberg (L), Sharif (R)  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bloomberg Meets With Cabbie At City Hall

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.

08/26/2010