A file photo of the Uber driver accused in the alleged rape of a female passenger in New Delhi, India being led to court in January.
CHICAGO -- Prosecutors dropped charges Monday against a Chicago driver who was accused of sexually assaulting an Uber passenger after obtaining a recording of the driver's conversation with the woman when he gave her a ride in November.
CBS Chicago report here
Uber has asked the courts to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by an Indian woman who said in 2014 that she was raped by one of the company’s drivers.
Pando Daily report here
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