Mpls. Police: Woman Killed In Hit & Run While Walking To TaxiA woman who was about to get in a cab on New Year's Eve night was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in Minneapolis. Police spokesperson John Elder says the victim was hit just after 9:20 p.m. on the 3900 block of Lyndale Avenue North.
The Brilliant, Simple Defiance Of 'Jafar Panahi's Taxi'To step into the Iran of Jafar Panahi is to encounter a world where an internationally celebrated director isn’t allowed to make movies. Five years ago, Panahi was charged with propaganda against the Iranian government and told he couldn’t make movies for 20 years. Still, Panahi has persisted, making films about his house arrest (such as 2011’s This Is Not A Film, which was sneaked out of the country in a cake) and doing odd jobs, like driving a taxi.
Man In Critical Condition After Being Hit By TaxiA man is in critical condition after being hit by a taxi overnight in downtown Minneapolis.
Nicollet Mall Will Be Closed To Buses, Taxis Next WeekNicollet Mall will close to motor traffic next Monday as a major construction project to revamp the downtown Minneapolis artery gets underway.
Ridebooking, Insurance Companies Say They Have Safety DealServices 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.
Man With Disabilities, Walker Refused Service By 5 Cab DriversA 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.
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Cabbies Endure Long Lines To Get Customers At MSPAfter 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."
Police: Taxi’s Littered Floor Caused It To Crash Into BuildingPolice 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.
Mpls. Police Seeking Suspect In 5 Armed Cab RobberiesMinneapolis 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.
Taxi Squad To Remind Motorists To Choose Safe Ride Authorities in Anoka County are rolling out a new campaign to curb drinking and driving.
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.