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Brooklyn grocer Mayer Kohn (left) and his employee, Paulino Rodriguez (right) claim that the Taxi and Limousine Commission unjustly gave them a ticket and claimed that a private car they were riding in was an illegal cab. (CBS2)

TLC Apologizes For Seizing Brooklyn Fruit Store Worker’s Vehicle, Calling It Illegal Taxi

A Brooklyn fruit store manager and employee received a public apology from the Taxi and Limousine Commission, after they claimed that they were victimized by overzealous inspectors.

12/09/2014

Mayer Kohn (CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Grocer Says TLC Seized Car For No Reason

A Brooklyn fruit store manager was claiming Friday that he and an employee were victimized by overzealous inspectors, who deemed their private car an illegal taxi and seized it.

12/05/2014

Lyft NY state of mind (Facebook)

Lyft Agrees To City’s Demand For TLC-Licensed Drivers

In a statement Lyft said it would work with the TLC toward finding a solution that would bring Lyft’s peer-to-peer model to New York City.

07/18/2014

Lyft NY state of mind (Facebook)

Lyft Company Officials Due In Court To Discuss TLC Compliance

The company already offers its app-based service in 60 cities, but last week the TLC said Lyft is unauthorized to operate in New York City.

07/14/2014

A Lyft car drives along Powell Street on June 12, 2014 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

No Lyft Off: Ride-Share Service’s NYC Launch Delayed

A ride-share service has hit a bump in the road as it tries to launch in New York City.

07/11/2014

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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

Cooper Stock (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: Cabbie Won’t Be Charged In Accident That Killed Cooper Stock, 9

The driver of the cab that struck and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock on the Upper West Side this past winter will not face criminal charges, sources told CBS 2.

05/22/2014

Gabriel Diaz

Suspended Cabbie Insists He Has Right To Wear Nazi Armband

A New York City cab driver insisted Friday that it is his right, hands down, to wear a Nazi armband – even if the Taxi and Limousine Commission says otherwise.

05/16/2014

A Nissan NV200 "Taxi of Tomorrow" is seen on Thursday, June 20, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Judge Shuts Down City’s Taxi Of Tomorrow Project

The city has vowed to appeal, after the Taxi of Tomorrow project was shut down by a judge who said the city was going beyond its legal authority.

10/08/2013

A British tourist was seriously hurt after a cab jumped a curb in Midtown on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2013. 9credit: CBS 2)

Some 4,500 Cabbies With More Than 6 Points On Their License Still Driving Due To Computer Glitch

If you’ve ever wondered if your cab driver should be behind the wheel, the answer might well be no.

09/24/2013

Livery Cabs

Cabbie Advocate: Alleged Rape Highlights Need For Illegal Livery Cab Crackdown

Police said a livery cab driver raped a woman last week in Brooklyn, but was the suspect really a legitimate cabbie?

09/24/2013

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 23:  A general view of Ivan Nova #47 of the New York Yankees pitches against Jose Molina #28 of the Tampa Bay Rays   during their game on June 23, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankee ‘Superfan’ Loses Job To Keep Up Stadium Attendance Streak

He sacrificed his job for his baseball team. Joseph Neubauer was fired from his position because he didn’t want to mess up an attendance streak at Yankee Stadium.

09/23/2013

Imposter apple green taxi in Harlem, August 21, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

TLC Warns Of Renegade Apple Green Taxis Operating Without Permits

The green cabs hit upper Manhattan and the outer boroughs for street-hails in June, following a court battle. Just a few dozen permitted green cabs are on the road.

08/21/2013

Livery Cab

CBS 2 Investigation: Family Wants Explanation For Livery Cab Driver’s Death

A Queens family is calling for a full-scale investigation into the death of a livery cab driver who suffered a heart attack during, what some have called, a mysterious arrest.

05/30/2013

NYC Taxi  (file/credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit Seeking To Block E-Hailing Apps

Livery cab owners sued, arguing that the virtual hail apps violate a law that prevents yellow cab drivers from setting up prearranged rides with passengers.

04/23/2013

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