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Yellow Taxi Group Lawsuit Claims NYC Is Letting Uber Operate Illegally

The group of yellow taxi cab garages and medallion owners claims the city’s embrace of Uber has taken millions from their pockets.

04/01/2015

A man believes he was the victim of a credit card skimmer in this allegedly fake cab. (Credit: CBS2)

Man Believes Fake Taxi Driver Scammed Him With Credit Card Skimmer

A cabbie apparently without credentials is suspected of stealing credit card information with a special device.

03/21/2015

This cab was damaged by debris from a manhole explosion in Midtown on Nov. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Good Samaritan Credited With Saving 2 In Cab When Manhole Explodes In Midtown

A bizarre and dangerous incident left two people injured in Midtown Manhattan Monday morning.

11/17/2014

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

This taxi slammed into a building on East 59th Street on Oct. 6, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Taxi Jumps Curb, Strikes Pedestrian On East 59th Street

The incident happened at approximately 11:45 a.m. at East 59th Street near Madison Avenue.

10/06/2014

Firefighters examine the remains of a can that burned on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cab Fire Erupts On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

A car erupted into flames late Thursday afternoon on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

08/21/2014

A taxi and a box truck were involved in a crash on the Manhattan Bridge on Friday, July 11. (Credit: @irishpaulnyc)

Accident Shuts Down Eastbound Lanes Of Manhattan Bridge

The Brooklyn-bound side of the Manhattan Bridge was closed Friday evening, after a taxi and a box truck smashed into each other on the upper level.

07/11/2014

Pumpkin The Horse

New Calls For Carriage Horse Ban After Horse Runs Loose In Central Park

Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.

06/10/2014

FILE -- New York City's "Taxi of Tomorrow" (credit: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: ‘Taxi Of Tomorrow’ Is Legal, Plan For Unified Fleet Can Go Forward

Nissan won a contract in May 2011 to supply minivans with sliding doors for the city’s taxi fleet. Fleet operators sued the city seeking to block the requirement. A judge halted the program last year.

06/10/2014

Horse Carriage Hits Cab

Runaway Horse Drags Carriage Around Central Park, Hits Cab

A carriage horse broke loose from its reins from and ran around Central Park Monday afternoon, only stopping when the carriage got caught in the door of a taxi.

06/09/2014

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Police: Taxi Driver Unwittingly Gave Long Island Bank Robber A Getaway

According to police, the male suspect walked into the Astoria Federal Savings Bank located at 3535 Long Beach Rd. in Oceanside on Friday and gave the teller a note demanding cash.

06/07/2014

Taxi Carjacking Suspect

Carjacking Suspect Seen In Video Clinging To Side Of Cab Appears In Court

Police said 26-year-old Matthew McCorkle allegedly tried to carjack Mohammed Millogo’s taxi on the Bruckner Expressway at 138th Street on Monday.

04/29/2014

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CBS 2 Exclusive: Taxi Driver Goes To Extremes To Escape Thief

A suspected carjacker was caught on video early Monday, as he clung to the side of a taxi while it sped down the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx.

04/28/2014

Dirtiest Car

Repeated Snowstorms Leave Cars Filthy Across Area

If it seems as if people are checking out your car a lot more often these days, you are probably right – but perhaps not for the reason you think.

02/11/2014

A boy was struck and killed by a taxi crossing the street at West End Ave and 97th Street on Friday night(Credit CBS 2)

Boy, 9, Struck And Killed By Taxi Crossing Upper West Side Street

Police say a nine-year-old boy has been killed and his father injured after they were struck by a taxi while crossing a New York City street.

01/11/2014

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