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Cook County Agrees To Pay Chicago For Traffic Tickets

The Cook County Board agreed Wednesday to pay up and settle hundred of traffic tickets, some of which are 25 years old.


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Evanston Cops Issue 120 Tickets In Crackdown On Distracted Driving

Evanston chose to do a concerted cell phone ban mission because April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.


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Teen Ticketed For Running Red Light In Crash With Police Car

An 18-year-old woman has been issued a handful of traffic citations after she and two Chicago Police officers were injured in an accident in the South Side Grand Boulevard neighborhood early Saturday when she ran a red light.


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Workers At Clerk’s Office, Morgue Charged With Corruption

A Cook County Circuit Court employee has been charged with stealing $3,500 in traffic ticket payments, the fourth clerk’s office employee to face criminal charges this year, prosecutors announced Tuesday.


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Blacks, Hispanics Still More Likely To Get Traffic Tickets In Illinois

If you’re black or brown, you’re still more likely to get a traffic ticket in Illinois than if you’re white.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Coral Kier, 86, died two days after she was hit by a cab while she was in a crosswalk on Aug. 22, 2011. (Family Photo)

Family Sues Cab Driver Who Struck, Killed Elderly Woman

When an elderly woman was struck by a cab and laid in the middle of a North Side street, she unwittingly became an example of a system that allows cab drivers with bad driving records to remain on the streets of Chicago.

CBS 2–07/10/2012

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Don’t Pay Your Tickets, Don’t Get Your Full Tax Refund

CBS 2’s Walter Jacobson praises Mayor Emanuel’s idea to aim for the pocketbooks of people who haven’t paid their traffic tickets.


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Gary Traffic Ticket Quota System Called Off

Remember the traffic ticket quota system that was in the headlines this week in Gary, Indiana? It’s over.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2011

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Gary Police Impose Traffic Ticket Quota

If you’re driving through Gary, Ind. you had really better watch how you drive.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2011

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State Cops Issued 7,800 Tickets For Cell Phone Stops

Thousands of motorists have learned the hard way this year about the state of Illinois’ new restrictions on cell phones while driving.