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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

File photo of taxi. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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

Deadly Stabbing In Southwest Valley

A domestic dispute in the southwest valley left a woman dead and her boyfriend hospitalized. 

11/23/2010

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