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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 22, 2019 - 6:13 pm
HOLLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida Uber driver has been charged after accidentally shooting a passenger while he tried to secure his gun. WATCH: Passers-by flee from area after they hear gun go off Video of uber driver discharges firearm inside vehicle by accident Hollywood police say 27-year-old...
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2013, file photo, actor and comedian Andy Dick arrives at the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco at The Culver Studios in Culver City, Calif. Dick has been charged with groping a woman on a Los Angeles street earlier this year. City Attorney's spokesman Frank Mateljan, said Monday, July 2, 2018, misdemeanor sexual battery and battery charges were filed Wednesday. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 04, 2019 - 2:56 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Comedian Andy Dick has been charged with groping a driver from a ride-hailing service. Los Angeles County prosecutors say Dick is expected to be arraigned Friday on a charge of misdemeanor sexual battery. They allege he groped a driver in West Hollywood on April 12, 2018. Dick's...
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Uber and Lyft drivers protest changes in the apps
Glenn Schuck
Andrew Weber
September 17, 2019 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Uber and Lyft drivers nearly halted traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge and FDR Drive Tuesday morning as part of a protest against new changes with the ride-hailing apps. Uber is starting a policy today which kicks drivers off the app between rides, in order to comply with New...
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TLC meeting
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
August 07, 2019 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The city’s Taxi and Limousine Commission approved new rules regulating app-based for-hire car services at a meeting Wednesday. The rules would limit the amount of time drivers in Manhattan below 96th Street could drive without passengers. The measures passed over some...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Sami’s law is being signed in New Jersey today. The law will require ride-hailing companies in the state to improve passenger safety. This, after Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student from Robbinsville was kidnapped and killed after getting into a car she...
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June 12, 2019 - 1:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor de Blasio announced a new plan from the Taxi and Limousine Commission to extend the existing cap on for-hire vehicle licenses and add a new cap on how long for-hire vehicles can drive around Manhattan below 96th Street without passengers. These two caps combined, the...
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Press Association
Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Uber is planning on expanding on it's ride hauling services with Uber Copter, starting July 9, in New York City. This new service will offer passengers helicopter flights from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport and can be booked through the uber app. “This is a trip that so many...
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Andrew Weber
May 21, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A Consumer Reports study finds that one out of six Uber and Lyft vehicles operating in New York City and Seattle areas have open safety recalls. These recalls include for dangerous unfixed airbags, and potential for vehicles to catch on fire or for engines to shut down...
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An SUV that drives for Uber
Spencer Platt
May 17, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Did someone tell you a fascinating life story on your ride from the airport? Did a driver take you on a secret back route that got you through rush hour traffic in a snap? Did you end up in a pool with your future spouse? We want to hear your best, craziest and most life affirming Uber stories. Let...
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