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Ridebooking, Insurance Companies Say They Have Safety Deal

Services like Uber and Lyft connect drivers with fare-paying riders through smartphone apps. Minnesota is one of many states where lawmakers pitched plans to require extra insurance for drivers. They want to ensure drivers are sufficiently covered in case of an accident.

03/27/2015

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Man With Disabilities, Walker Refused Service By 5 Cab Drivers

A Twin Cities man with disabilities says five different cab drivers refused to take him home. It happened Saturday night when Mike Cohn went to leave Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill in St Louis Park.

12/04/2014

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Cabbies Endure Long Lines To Get Customers At MSP

After a long trip home, the last thing most people want is a long line. Traveling sales rep Rachel Anhorn says at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, getting a taxi is not a problem. “This is one of the best airports for that,” Anhorn said. “It’s fantastic. Chicago and New York, it’s terrible. But here, I’ve never once waited for a cab.”

02/15/2014

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Police: Taxi’s Littered Floor Caused It To Crash Into Building

Police in Columbia Heights said a taxi cab driver is recovering at a hospital Tuesday after his cab’s gas pedal got stuck and he crashed into a building.

07/02/2013

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Mpls. Police Seeking Suspect In 5 Armed Cab Robberies

Minneapolis Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is accused of assaulting and robbing five cab drivers at knifepoint in the past two days.

06/20/2013

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Taxi Squad To Remind Motorists To Choose Safe Ride

Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.

12/30/2012

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Cash Reward Offered For Info On Cab Robbery Suspects

Minneapolis police and Crime Stoppers are asking for the public’s help in finding two men who allegedly robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint last weekend.

03/23/2012

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Man Charged In Cab Driver’s Murder; More Details

A 20-year-old Robbinsdale man has been arrested and charged with allegedly shooting a cab driver in the back and running off, according to the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office.

03/22/2012

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Fear Grips Taxi Community After Fatal Shooting: Victim ID’d

Police in North Minneapolis are working leads in a cab driver’s death, but no arrests have been made.

03/15/2012

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Police Hope Taxi Stands Will Reduce Congestion In Uptown

In an effort to alleviate traffic congestion in the busy Uptown area of Minneapolis, additional taxi-stands are opening up.

07/08/2011

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Woman Hit By Cab In Minneapolis Dies Of Her Injuries

A woman who was hit by a cab while crossing the street with friends has died.

04/20/2011

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Taxi Hits 4 Pedestrians In Uptown

Police said four pedestrians were hit by a taxi while they were crossing in a crosswalk in Uptown Friday night.

04/16/2011

Search for Getaway Cab

The public’s help is being sought in finding a taxi cab used as a getaway car.

08/25/2010