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‘Deadliest Catch’ Star Arrested After Alleged Assault
SEATTLE (AP) — Celebrity crab-boat captain Sig Hansen was arrested after he allegedly spat on an Uber driver in Seattle and kicked and dented the driver's car upon learning he couldn't pay cash for his ride home.
The Seattle Times reports the 51-year-old had been in the Ballard neighborhood celebrati…
Seattle Law Allowing Ride-hailing Union Temporarily Blocked
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Seattle's first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions.
U.S. District Judge Robert Lasnik ruled Tuesday after hearing arguments last week in a case…
Judge Hears Arguments Over Seattle Law on Rideshare Unions
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge in Seattle is hearing arguments over the city's first-in-the-nation law giving Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers the ability to form a union.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has sued to block the law before a Monday deadline for the companies to provide information about their m…
Super Bowl Serves at Peacemaker Between Uber and Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — Anybody using Uber in Houston during Super Bowl week can thank the big game for their ride.
Uber had threatened to leave Houston ahead of the Super Bowl, insisting various city regulations, including fingerprint background checks of drivers, were too burdensome and prevented driv…
Uber Is In Yakima Now!
Back in April I returned from a trip to California to visit family. Normally I have a ride setup from YKM but this time I wasn't so fortunate as my flight arrived a couple of hours late and the ride I had couldn't make it. I didn't want to pay $20 for a taxi so I downloaded the Uber a…
Chamber Sues Over Seattle Law Letting Uber Drivers Unionize
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is suing the city of Seattle over a law that allows drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions.
The lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court says the ordinance violates and is pre-empted by feder…
Pilots Can’t Ride Share
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Uber or Lyft service in the air? Not quite, says a federal appeals court. A ruling by the court in Washington says private pilots won't be allowed to offer flight-sharing services to the public. Some pilots were looking to provide air lifts using an Internet model sim…