FBI Behind Mysterious Surveillance Flights Over Chicago, Other US CitiesThe FBI is operating a small air force with scores of low-flying planes across the country carrying video and, at times, cellphone surveillance technology -- all hidden behind fictitious companies that are fronts for the government, The Associated Press has learned.
Cops Canvassing For Surveillance Footage After Woman Slain In UptownPolice were hoping surveillance cameras might help them catch suspect or suspects responsible for the fatal shooting of a 24-year-old woman in the Uptown neighborhood overnight.
Violent Crime On CTA Declined In First Half Of 2014Violent 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.
Emanuel Wants To Require Videotaping Of All Gun Sales In ChicagoThe 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.
CTA Fires Workers In Blue Line Crash, 'Stolen Time' StingThere was more disciplinary action handed down by the CTA Friday in two cases CBS 2 has been reporting on this week.
Elgin Police Want To Unite Suburb's Surveillance CamerasThe Boston Marathon bombings showed how quickly surveillance images can help identify suspects. CBS 2's Mai Martinez reports.
Emanuel Stresses Value Of Surviellance Cameras In Probe Of Boston BombingsMayor 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.
CTA Boss: Surveillance Cameras Could Help Deter Mob AttacksThe 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.
Security Cameras Part Of Daily Life Since 9/11There 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.
Preckwinkle Scraps Failed -- And Costly -- Homeland Security ProgramCook County is doing away with a 7-year-old program to, among other things, equip suburban police cars and fire trucks with cameras.
City To Mount 3 New Surveillance Cameras DowntownChicago’s vast network of surveillance cameras is about to get even bigger.