Surveillance Cameras

A surveillance camera at a CTA train station. (Credit: CBS)

Violent Crime On CTA Declined In First Half Of 2014

Violent crimes and thefts on the CTA dropped by more than a third in the first half of this year, compared to the first six months of last year, city officials said Tuesday.

07/29/2014

Customers shop for guns at Freddie Bear Sports sporting goods store in Tinley Park. A federal judge has ruled Chicago's ban on such gun shops is unconstitutional. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Emanuel Wants To Require Videotaping Of All Gun Sales In Chicago

The Emanuel administration has outlined a plan to impose strict regulations on gun shops that open within city limits, including a requirement to record every sale on video.

05/27/2014

A CTA train. (CBS)

CTA Fires Workers In Blue Line Crash, ‘Stolen Time’ Sting

There was more disciplinary action handed down by the CTA Friday in two cases CBS 2 has been reporting on this week.

11/01/2013

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Elgin Police Want To Unite Suburb’s Surveillance Cameras

The Boston Marathon bombings showed how quickly surveillance images can help identify suspects. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports.

05/24/2013

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Emanuel Stresses Value Of Surviellance Cameras In Probe Of Boston Bombings

Mayor Rahm Emanuel refused to comment Wednesday on reports a possible suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings has been identified and an arrest is imminent, but he is talking about how surveillance cameras aided the investigation.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2013

A surveillance camera at a CTA train station. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Boss: Surveillance Cameras Could Help Deter Mob Attacks

The head of the Chicago Transit Authority said he hopes surveillance cameras aboard CTA trains and at CTA stations will act as a deterrent to more mob attacks like the ones that occurred this past weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–06/14/2012

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Security Cameras Part Of Daily Life Since 9/11

There a few life-changing events in our lives. No question, 9/11 was one of them. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on how even a simple stroll into work is different than it was a decade ago.

CBS 2–09/07/2011

Operation Shield was supposed to equip safety vehicles with cameras. (CBS)

Preckwinkle Scraps Failed — And Costly — Homeland Security Program

Cook County is doing away with a 7-year-old program to, among other things, equip suburban police cars and fire trucks with cameras.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2011

A street surveillance camera seen on top of a light pole along a Chicago street (Credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

City To Mount 3 New Surveillance Cameras Downtown

Chicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras is about to get even bigger.

CBS Chicago–06/15/2011