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Supreme Court Upholds Lyft Driver’s Assault Conviction

Wickham was sentenced last spring to 20 years in prison.

BISMARCK, N.D.–The North Dakota Supreme Court has rejected an appeal of a former Lyft driver from Mandan convicted of sexually assaulting a customer. Corey Wickham argued that some expert testimony during his trial should not have been admitted. Wickham argued the prosecution should have been required to qualify five witnesses as expert. He says he wouldn’t have been convicted without…

Lyft Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Passenger

Corey Wickman of Mandan, who also goes by Corey Wickham, is charged with gross sexual imposition by force

BISMARCK, N.D. — A Lyft driver is accused of sexually assaulting a woman using the service in Mandan. 39-year-old Corey Wickman of Mandan, who also goes by Corey Wickham, is charged with assaulting a woman he picked up at Lonesome Dove bar early Saturday. The woman told police Wickman stopped her from opening the car door when they arrived at…

Uber, Lyft And Taxi Drivers Get Designated Spots In Downtown Grand Forks

There is also a designated area for party buses on 1st Avenue North next to United Valley Bank

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Grand Forks now has designated ride share pick-up and drop-off locations in the downtown area. “We’re trying to do our part to help the citizens of Grand Forks enjoy the opportunities that our downtown nightlife has to offer”, said Cpl. Jon Lampi on Facebook. “Please use these areas to get you home safely.” Uber and Lyft…

A New Ridesharing Service Threatens Local Taxi Companies

Lyft, a competitor to Uber, launched in three North Dakota cities.

FARGO, N.D. — A new ridesharing service is now available in Fargo and Grand Forks. Lyft is Uber’s competitor and also allows someone to request a ride by using a smartphone app. Fargo, Grand Forks and Bismarck are three of 54 new cities now available to Lyft users. With another ridesharing service available to the public, traditional taxi companies are…