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December 17, 2018 - 9:59 am
PATCHOGUE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Lyft driver is facing charges for allegedly sexually abusing a passenger. RELATED: Hackensack cops chase down bank robbery suspect fleeing scene in Lyft | NYC council votes to cap Uber, Lyft, other ride-sharing apps | Lyft beefing up background checks after latest...
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November 05, 2018 - 6:03 pm
Ride-share companies are capitalizing on voter enthusiasm ahead of Tuesday's midterm elections by offering free or discounted rides to the polls in shared cars, bikes and scooters.
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Cars drive through afternoon traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge
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October 30, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Limo drivers have been protesting outside the Kuwaiti Consulate on East 44th Street, claiming to have been stiffed on a huge fare. Dozens of livery drivers who say every day is a struggle in the age of Uber and Lyft say they haven't seen a nickle of a $500,000 tab owed to...
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October 29, 2018 - 5:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is waiving nearly $20 million in fees owed by taxi cab owners in an effort to ease their financial burden after a string of driver suicides. Taxi and Limousine Commissioner Meera Joshi tells Monday's New York Post that it's prudent to pause collection of the fees ``at...
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Lenny Dykstra says he feared for his life during an altercation with an Uber driver.
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October 22, 2018 - 12:04 pm
ELIZABETH, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Former Major Leaguer and ex-New York Met, Lenny Dykstra appeared in court in Elizabeth on Monday. He entered a not-guilty plea to drug possession charges and making terrorist threats during a confrontation with an Uber driver last May. RELATED: Former Met Lenny Dykstra...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Uber driver in New York City kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his vehicle, groped her in the back seat and then left her on the side of a highway in Connecticut, federal authorities said Tuesday. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Queens, was charged in U.S. District Court with...
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October 07, 2018 - 12:35 pm
A man working for Uber killed himself by jumping in front of a subway train in Washington Heights this week.
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Lenny Dykstra says he feared for his life during an altercation with an Uber driver.
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August 10, 2018 - 9:56 am
LINDEN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Former New York Met Lenny Dykstra has rejected a pleas deal on a terroristic threat charge. His case will be going to a grand jury in Union County. An Uber driver complained that Dykstra threatened to kill him. That led to a police search, which resulted in a drug charge...
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August 08, 2018 - 4:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City council voted Wednesday afternoon to cap the number of ride-hail app vehicles on the road for one year, and requiring that drivers be paid a minimum wage. Critics claim this will result in longer wait times for passengers and higher fares for rides with apps...
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August 08, 2018 - 8:53 am
New York’s city council is scheduled to vote on new legislation for Uber and other ride-sharing vehicles Wednesday.
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