GPS system in taxi helps police nab cab thief

Three officers suffered minor injuries

By Allison Horton and Lisa Donovan
Chicago Sun-Times

CHICAGO — The keys in the ignition, a thief made off with an empty cab Sunday morning parked outside a Gold Coast coffee shop. But thanks to equally convenient GPS technology he didn't get too far.

Just after 7:30 a.m., the cab's driver flagged down an officer at Division and Dearborn to report his taxi had been stolen.

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