CHICAGO (CBS) — A frequent critic of Mayor Rahm Emanuel was applauding his actions, if not his words, in the wake of a Chicago Tribune report finding thousands of erroneous red light tickets might have been issued during mysterious spikes in citations.
WBBM Newsradio Political Editor Craig Dellimore reports Ald. Scott Waguespack (32nd) was glad to hear the mayor has asked Inspector General Joseph Ferguson to look into unusually high numbers of questionable red light tickets during some periods.READ MORE: Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman Has 'Stepped Aside' Following Independent Probe Into 2010 Sexual Assault Claim Against Former Coach
It’s an investigation Waguespack called for after a detailed Tribune report on unexplained spikes in red light violations since 2007.
“I think it’s a good sign that he’s finally listening on this one issue, instead of being silent about it for so long,” Waguespack said.