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‘Twitter Taxi’ Service Lets Riders Use Social Media To Play Music

What’s being billed as the world’s first Twitter-based taxi service is expected to celebrate its launch Thursday in Venice Beach.


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Assault Suspect Dies After Fullerton Pursuit

An assault suspect was killed Wednesday morning after he led authorities on a high-speed chase and crashed into a home.

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Smart phone apps like the one pictured here for rideshare company Uber allow users to arrange their transportation - often at a lower price than they would pay for a traditional taxi. (Photo credit: Uber)

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.



Mayor Garcetti: Shutting Down Ride-Sharing Companies ‘Wrong Move’

Just three months after the city’s taxi czar sent cease and desist letters to three of the region’s major ride sharing companies, Mayor Eric Garcetti is expressing support for the start-ups.

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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.

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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.


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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.


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Taxi Driver Escapes Robbery Attempt In San Jacinto

A taxi cab driver escaped unharmed Friday in what deputies said was a robbery attempt in San Jacinto, a sheriff’s spokesman said.


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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.


Former "Taxi" and "Grease" star Jeff Conaway died In May at the age of 60. Conaway battled addictions for years but his official cause of death was reportedly pneumonia.

‘Taxi’ And ‘Grease’ Actor Jeff Conaway’s Death Was Accidental

Autopsy results released Friday reveal that “Grease” and “Taxi” star Jeff Conaway’s death in May was accidental and caused by several medical conditions, including coronary artery disease and pneumonia.

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Danny DeVito received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday. (credit: CBS)

Film And TV Star Danny DeVito Gets Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame

Film and television star Danny DeVito received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Thursday.

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Former "Taxi" and "Grease" star Jeff Conaway died In May at the age of 60. Conaway battled addictions for years but his official cause of death was reportedly pneumonia.

Autopsy Scheduled To Determine Jeff Conaway’s Cause Of Death

An autopsy is scheduled Saturday afternoon to determine the cause of death for actor Jeff Conaway, who died Friday in an Encino hospital, according to the TMZ.

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Actors Jeff Conaway (L) and Didi Conn attend the celebration of the DVD release of "Grease Rockin' Rydell Edition" at the Santa Monica Pier on September 19, 2006 in Santa Monica, California.  (credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

‘Taxi,’ ‘Grease’ Star Jeff Conaway Dies At 60

Jeff Conaway, who starred in the sitcom “Taxi,” played swaggering Kenickie in the movie musical “Grease” and publicly battled drug and alcohol addiction on “Celebrity Rehab,” died Friday.


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‘Grease’, ‘Taxi’ Star Jeff Conaway Reportedly Fighting For Life

Jeff Conaway’s manager says the actor is in critical condition and facing a crucial period of survival.



Woman Killed By Taxi On 57 Freeway In Anaheim

ANAHEIM (AP) — The California Highway Patrol says a woman whose body was found on an Orange County freeway apparently was struck by a taxi. CHP Officer Jennifer Hinks says the body was found Wednesday night […]