Surveillance Cameras

Detectives investigate after a 24-year-old woman was shot and killed in Uptown early Wednesday, according to police. (Credit: Network Video Productions)

Cops Canvassing For Surveillance Footage After Woman Slain In Uptown

Police 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.

04/15/2015

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