Taxi

Abandoned yellow cabs
Mack Rosenberg/WCBS 880
October 13, 2018 - 4:14 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- It’s a sign of the times – nearly 100 taxis sit idle at a shuttered gas station in Queens. Now, community members say the rusting taxis have become an eyesore. “It’s not really good for the neighborhood,” one resident told WCBS 880. The taxis have taken up space at a closed...
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NYC Taxis
Dreamstime
June 16, 2018 - 11:08 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A cabbie has committed suicide -- the sixth in recent months. Abdul Saleh, 59, was apparently under pressure because of debt. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance said he was found hanged in his Flatlands apartment. He was a Yemeni immigrant who put in 12 hours a day. The...
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