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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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


"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.


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.


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.


Bloomberg Calls For End To Taxi Drivers’ ‘Geographic Discrimination’

There’s a new crackdown underway. Newly released undercover video shows a driver denying a man a ride. Rather than go to an out-of-Manhattan address, this driver left a paying customer in the dust.


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.


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Mayor Seeks Steeper Fines For Cabbies Who Refuse Rides

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling for steeper penalties for taxicab drivers who refuse rides based on the passenger’s destination.


Taxi And Limousine Commission Wants To Change Cab TVs

Commissioner David Yassky says he’s looking to change the channel on the programming when you first sit down in a cab.