Uber Assault Suspect Malaysia King Returning To San Francisco To Face ChargesUber assault suspect Malaysia King agreed during a court appearance in Las Vegas Monday to return to San Francisco to face charges filed against her in a videotaped confrontation with driver Subhakar Khadka.
Suspects In Custody; Recovering Uber Driver Grateful For Outpouring Of SupportWith two women now in police custody after a violent videotaped confrontation inside his Uber, Subhakar Khadka took to social media Monday to thank San Francisco Bay Area residents for all their love and support as he recovers from the alleged attack.
Suspect Arrested; Driver Claims Race Played Role In San Francisco Uber AssaultWhen he heard that one of two female passengers captured on in-car video assaulting him last weekend had been arrested, Uber driver Subhakar Khadka said a sense of relief swept over his body.
UPDATE: Suspect In San Francisco Uber Assault Case Arrested In Las VegasSan Francisco Police on Thursday announced the arrest in Las Vegas of one of two suspects in the assault and robbery of a Uber driver during a confrontation in San Francisco last weekend.
Rideshare App Creators Produce Database to Expose Abusive DriversTwo rideshare app companies, Lyft and Uber, recently teamed up to produce a database of problematic drivers, in an attempt to address years of complaints over sexual assault and other crimes.
UPDATE: Two Maskless Women Seen Attacking Uber Driver in Viral Video Wanted For Assault, RobberyA police source on Wednesday night informed KPIX that two of the women seen in a video of a confrontation during an Uber ride in San Francisco that went viral are now wanted for assault and robbery.
UPDATE: Lyft Bans Maskless Uber Passenger Who Coughed On, Assaulted Driver; Woman Posts Videos Taken Before IncidentRide-hailing service Lyft has also banned a woman caught on camera coughing on and assaulting an Uber driver who refused service in San Francisco, the company announced Tuesday.
Maskless Uber Passengers Assault, Cough On, Pepper Spray Driver After He Refuses Them ServiceAn Uber driver in San Francisco was assaulted and coughed-upon by a woman riding with two other women after he refused them service for not wearing masks, in an attack the driver captured on video.
State Supreme Court Rejects Lawsuit Against Prop 22The California Supreme Court declined on Wednesday to move forward with a lawsuit brought by unions and delivery drivers against Proposition 22, which defined workers for ride-sharing and delivery apps as independent contractors.
Uber Purchasing Alcohol Delivery Startup Drizzly For $1.1 BillionUber's future used to be self-driving cars. Now it's delivering alcohol.
Trump Issues Pardon For Anthony Levandowski, Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Google Self-Driving Tech Secrets
Some Uber, Lyft Drivers Sue To Overturn Prop. 22 Over Constitutionality ClaimsDrivers for app-based ride-hailing and delivery services filed a lawsuit Tuesday to overturn a California ballot initiative that makes them independent contractors instead of employees eligible for benefits and job protections.
Uber Will Offer 10 Million Free Rides to COVID-19 Vaccination SitesSan Francisco-based Uber announced on Friday that it will offer 10 million free or discounted rides to people who need to get to a COVID-19 vaccination site to get their shots.
California Regulators Fine Uber Over $59 Million For Not Providing Info On Sexual AssaultsThe ride-hailing app company Uber has been fined more than $59 million by California regulators for failing to provide information regarding sexual assaults and harassment incidents detailed in an internal report last year.
San Francisco Picked to Be Test Site for GM’s Driverless Taxi ServiceSan Francisco will act as the testing ground for General Motors' self-driving car company, Cruise, who plans to launch a driverless taxi service to compete with rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft.