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FILE - A taxi is viewed on September 4, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

TLC Approves Plan To Allow ‘Virtual Hails’ From Smartphones

Need to hail a cab in New York City? There could soon be an app for that.

12/13/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

2 Men Caught On Video Getting Into Fight Over Cab In Manhattan

How far would you go to hail a cab?

09/25/2012

Taxis on 7th Avenue in Manhattan - Sep 12, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

New System To Alert You Of Charges In Taxis

If you see a flashing alert coming from your taxi TV screen, you should probably pay attention.

09/12/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Cabbie Accused Of Charging Bogus Toll Fees Within Manhattan

A New York City cab driver has been accused of taking passengers for a ride. Driver Emad Wanass got his taxi license back in December, but the TLC has learned that since then he has allegedly charged nearly 300 riders for tolls on fares within Manhattan.

08/29/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission To Vote On Fare Hike, Lease Freeze

New Yorkers may soon pay a little more for taking a cab: The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission held a public hearing on Monday to discuss a proposal that includes a possible increase in taxi fares.

07/11/2012

New York City Taxis (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Overturns Wheelchair Accessibility Ruling For NYC Taxis

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the Americans with Disabilities Act doesn’t require the city to demand that cabbies serve the disabled.

06/28/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Proposed Cab Fare Hike Would Be The First Since 2006

New Yorkers may be seeing a surge in cab fares in the near future. The Taxi and Limousine Commission is considering a fare hike that could be as much as 20 percent.

05/21/2012

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: TLC Officers Go Under Cover To Bust Illegal Cabbies

The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission is cracking down on dangerous and illegal pick ups. CBS 2’s Dave Carlin was given exclusive access to an undercover operation.

05/15/2012

Michelle (L) and Jim Bob Duggar  (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Jim Bob And Michelle Dugger Spend Valentine’s Day In NYC

You would think a couple with 19 kids doesn’t generally have a lot of time for romantic getaways.

02/14/2012

Lowe's (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Pascrell Backs Muslim Community Protest Over Lowe’s TV Ad Pull

Members of New Jersey’s large Muslim community and some lawmakers are condemning the Lowe’s home improvement chain for its decision to pull ads from a reality TV show about American Muslims.

12/14/2011

Taxi Cabs line up for fares outside the Port Authority Bus Terminal (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NYC Taxi Drivers Could Be Fined For Honking Horns

Taxi and Limousine Commissioner David Yassky says cab drivers now run the risk of being fined $350 if they toot their horn.

10/25/2011

Racy advertisement on NYC taxi (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Hacks Fight To Remove Racy Advertisements From Taxis

Many of the complaints were because strip club billboards in particular offended the moral values of several drivers.

09/16/2011

"Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro (Credit: TLC)

Hoboken ‘Cake Boss’ Buddy Valastro Working To Alleviate Long Lines

In the old days, you might’ve had to wait to make your purchase, but you’d never be forced into a line that went out the door. Now, the “Cake Boss” admits he’s a victim of his own success.

08/23/2011

Cabbie rage

Cabbie Rage: Ugly Exchange Between Fare, Driver Caught On Video

Yellow cabs are supposed to take you wherever you want to go in the five boroughs, day or night. But in the case you’re about to see, when a passenger asked to go from Manhattan to Brooklyn, things got ugly — and it was all caught on camera.

08/01/2011

Buddy Valastro, Remy Gonzalez (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

‘Cake Boss’ Brother-In-Law Remigio Gonzalez Pleads Guilty In NJ To Teen’s Sex Assault

Gonzalez faces up to 10 years in state prison and will have to register as a sex offender under Megan’s Law. His sentencing is scheduled for August 5.

06/24/2011

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