Taxi

Yellow Taxis
John Montone/1010 WINS
1010 WINS Newsroom
September 10, 2019 - 9:43 am
Federal prosecutors have opened an investigation into possible lending fraud in New York City’s troubled yellow taxi industry.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Hannah Gaber-USA TODAY
Andrew Weber
August 02, 2019 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and several other New York City lawmakers have written a letter to four agency heads calling for tighter oversight of lending in the taxi medallion industry. The letter follows a series of reports from the New York Times that highlighted...
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Cab crashed into scaffolding
Citizen App
Andrew Weber
July 03, 2019 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A taxi crashed into scaffolding and then into an Urban Outfitters store Wednesday morning in midtown Manhattan. The crash took place near the corner on West 43rd Street and 5th Avenue at about 9:15 a.m. The minivan cab barrelled into the scaffolding after the driver suffered...
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A yellow cab in New York City.
Dreamstime
June 16, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A terrible story gets worse with word of another cabbie killing himself. It's the sixth time it's happened in six months. The Taxi Workers Alliance said 59-year-old Abdul Saleh was found dead in his rented Brooklyn room on Friday. The group said he hanged himself after...
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