A UCLA football player, who was arrested on suspicion of stealing a cell phone from an Uber driver, was released Tuesday after posting bail.
As more people turn to Uber and Lyft for rides, many were frustrated to learn that those drivers weren’t allowed to pick up passengers at Los Angeles International Airport. That changed Tuesday when Los Angeles City Council gave the ride-hailing services the green light for the LAX arrivals section.
An Uber driver may have been using his job for the past two years as a cover for his work as a drug dealer, police said Friday.
“We have come to learn that they have drivers who are convicted sex offenders, identity thieves, burglars, kidnappers, and a convicted murderer, and this is just in LA alone,” said the San Francisco DA.
Members of a Los Angeles City Council committee voted to affirm a decision to allow ride-hailing companies, such as Uber and Lyft, to pick up passengers from Los Angeles International Airport arrival areas.
Three people suspected of robbing an Uber driver at gunpoint in Hermosa Beach early on Thursday have been arrested after the Uber driver followed them from the crime scene, police said.
City Council members vote on Wednesday to temporarily halt a motion that would allow ride-hailing companies to legally pickup passengers at Los Angeles International Airport.
A federal judge has ruled California taxicab companies can sue competitor Uber over advertising statements that it offers the safest rides on the road.
The vote came amid loud objections from taxi companies, as speaker after speaker told a packed audience in front of Airport Commissioners not to allow Uber or any other transportation networking company like them to pick up passengers at LAX.
Uber has been fined $7.3 million after a judge found that the company refused to give California regulators information about the ride-hailing company’s business practices, including accident details and how accessible vehicles are to disabled riders.
Reporter Erica Nochlin speaks with the three men who say they’re concerned it will scare new Uber drivers away.
A 19-year-old Costa Mesa man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of drunk driving following a collision that killed a passenger in an Uber car.
Drivers for Uber and other ride-sharing services are celebrating what is considered to be a major legal victory.
Uber has teamed up with Goodwill Los Angeles to help users donate clothes quickly and easily.
Juries will have to decide whether drivers for Uber and Lyft were independent contractors, or employees of the ride-hailing companies with all of the protections and benefits the state affords regular workers.