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(credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Son Defends Cab Driver Father Accused Of Rape As Officials Ask For Potential Victims To Come Forward

Samy Hakim, 58, Anaheim, is charged with one felony count of rape of an intoxicated person.

07/31/2015

A cab driver who was allegedly held up at gunpoint, ran his vehicle into the suspect after the man got out of the taxi. (credit: CBS)

Cab Driver In Hemet Rams Rider With His Taxi After Man Allegedly Pulls Gun

Police say at this point the cab driver is not facing any charges.

04/24/2015

Police say Hemet resident Wayne Morgan was taken down by a cab driver he had targeted in an attempted robbery. (Photo credit Hemet PD)

Hemet Cab Driver Rams Robbery Suspect With Taxi

Police say a Hemet cab driver targeted in an apparent armed robbery used his driving skills to take down the suspect with his taxi.

04/24/2015

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Councilman Warns Unregulated Rideshare Cabs Pose ‘Danger To The Public’

The Los Angeles City Council was set Tuesday to consider a motion to appeal newly adopted state regulations for phone-app-enabled ridesharing services.

10/22/2013

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OC Sheriff’s Deputy Saves Man From Burning Taxi In Yorba Linda

An Orange County sheriff’s deputy saved a 49-year-old man from a burning car last Thursday in Yorba Linda—and it was all captured on camera.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2013

Members of the taxi cab industry are taking aim at firms like Uber, which offer ride-share services as an alternative to traditional cab fares. (credit: UBER)

Fight Over ‘Bandit’ Taxis Returns To Downtown LA

Unionized taxi drivers held a demonstration Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles calling on state regulators to stop so-called “bandit taxicabs” from operating in the city.

07/09/2013

(courtesy Huntington Park Police)

Man In Cowboy Attire And Female Companion Sought In Attack On Huntington Park Cabbie

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a male and female suspect accused of assaulting a taxicab driver in Huntington Park.

05/06/2013

(credit: CBS)

Arrest Made In Arson Attack On Taxi During Lakers Celebration

At least one suspect has been arrested in an arson attack of a taxi cab that took place two years ago outside Staples Center following the Lakers Championship win.

05/08/2012

(credit: CBS)

OC Cab Driver Stabbed After Refusing To Make Late-Night Food Stop

— Police were searching for a pair of suspects Monday in the stabbing of an Orange County taxi driver.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/05/2011

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LAX Cab Drivers Brace For ‘Resentment’ Over Fare Hikes

Taxi drivers at Los Angeles International Aiport are warning their tips could take a hit from a new deal

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/29/2011

(credit: Santa Ana Police)

Homeless Man Hires Getaway Cab For Home Depot Robbery

A transient from Ohio was in jail Thursday after hiring a taxi to drive him to a Home Depot store in Santa Ana that he proceeded to rob for $800.

03/03/2011

25 Hurt When Taxi Plows Into Crowd In SD’s Gaslamp District

A taxi driver plowed slowly through a crowd on a sidewalk in a popular restaurant and nightclub zone early Saturday, severing the leg of one woman and injuring more than two dozen other people, police said.

02/12/2011

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Judge Bars Santa Monica’s Taxi Franchising System

A judge has temporarily blocked Santa Monica’s new taxi franchising system after Armenian American cabbies complained they were excluded.

12/23/2010