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Teens Arrested After Shooting Cab Driver

Officials have arrested two teenagers in the North Las Vegas shooting of a taxi driver.

North Las Vegas police said in a statement Thursday that 19-year-old Jarvis Williams and 18-year-old Quincy Lovette face multiple felony charges for two February crimes.

On Feb. 11, a 62-year-old taxi driver was shot multiple times in the 3900 block of Copper Stone Court. He has since recovered.

On Feb. 15, a 31-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint in the 2100 block of Leatherbridge Court. Police said he went there for an online advertisement and was shot at. He wasn’t injured. His car was stolen.

Lovette is held at the Clark County jail and Williams is at the Las Vegas jail.

They face charges including attempted murder, attempted robbery, conspiracy, battery, robbery and car theft.

03/06/2015

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$1,000 Reward In Search For Reno Sparks Cabbie Robbery

Secret Witness is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of suspects in the robbery and beating of a Reno Sparks taxi cab driver.

02/24/2015

William Barnes, west coast regional manager for Uber, kicks off service in Las Vegas (photo: T. South/KXNT)

Uber Cranks Up In Las Vegas Then Told To Idle

Uber, a smartphone app which matched passengers with drivers, launched operations in Las Vegas, Reno and Carson City on Friday.

10/25/2014

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Las Vegas Man Named Wins Cab Award

(Rockville, Maryland)–The Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association (TLPA) is pleased to announce it has named Gerardo Gamboa of Checker Cab Company in Las Vegas as the 2014 Taxicab Driver of the Year. Gerardo Gamboa has […]

CBS Las Vegas–10/14/2014

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Striking Cab Drivers Return To Work

A 60-day strike at the valley’s second-largest cab firm is over.

05/02/2013

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Taxi Firm Breaks Off Contract Talks

The valley’s second-largest cab firm says it won’t return to the bargaining table.

02/01/2013

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Cabbies Voting On Possible Strike

Drivers for the valley’s second-largest cab company are deciding whether to go on strike. Nearly 1300 employees at Yellow Checker Star Transportation are voting on a motion to authorize a walkout.

12/04/2012

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Cab Business Booming

Local cab companies have reason to smile these days.

CBS Las Vegas–07/27/2011

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Murdered Cab Driver Identified

A cabdriver who was shot and killed Friday was identified this morning. Tesfaye Arze, 30, from Las Vegas, died from a gunshot wound to the head, according to the Clark County coroner’s office. The shooting […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/07/2011

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Metro Police Investigating Homicide

Metro police are investigating the murder of a cab driver near Carey Ave. and Hollywood. Police say around 3:30 a.m., the driver’s body was found near his taxi cab. He had been shot several times. Police are looking for […]

CBS Las Vegas–03/04/2011

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