A car thief is allegedly stealing cabs and using them during shootings and robberies.
The medallions, required to operate a cab, were the first new ones to be authorized for the city in 15 years, so the Parking Authority expected sales would be brisk and offered them at auction for a minimum bid of $475,000.
What if they threw an auction and nobody came? That’s essentially what happened when the Parking Authority offered the first two of 45 new medallions last week.
People accidentally leave all sort of stuff in taxis and limosines, but if they leave it in one regulated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, there’s a good chance of getting it back.
Twenty-one-year-old Luis Moreno was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault, Robbery and related charges in connection to the incident, which happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday at Front and Christian Streets in Queen Village.
His face was crushed. The television personality Marc Summers broke almost every bone in his face.
One suspect is in custody after they tried to steal a city cab, says Philadelphia police.
Tony Danza, the 61-year-old actor best known for his roles in the iconic television shows ‘Who’s the Boss?’ and ‘Taxi,’ has hosted his own talk show, starred on Broadway and appeared on numerous TV series and films.
During the storm wicked weather took down trees and flooded streets in parts of Philadelphia.
At least two people were injured in an early morning car accident in North Philadelphia.
Jeff Hornstein of the newly-formed “Greater Philadelphia Taxi Association” says the contractor VTS is primarily a credit card processing company and that there have been multiple problems with its attempt to become a dispatching service.
The Sunday after Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel days of the year with millions of people taking to the roads, rails and sky.
A local cab company says it’s willing to provide handicapped-accessible taxis, but it’s waiting for permission from the Philadelphia Parking Authority.
A warning for women from Philadelphia police: Beware of your surroundings.