Police Roll Out Cameras To Catch Expressway ShootersAbout 20 federally-funded cameras with a price tag of about $500,000 have been installed on the Eisenhower Expressway with license plate readers and the ability to record and store video for 30 days at a time.
Grab A Soda And Go: Convenience Stores Get More ConvenientIf they work, cashier-less stores will not only save time but maybe money too. From cameras and sensors, the stores will know when shoppers pick up a product and put it down, and can send them a discount to tempt them to buy it.
CTA Installs Nearly 500 New Security Cameras This YearMayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Transit Authority announced Monday the installation of nearly 500 new security cameras.
Smart Home Security Systems: Your Eyes When You're AwayThere are plenty of do-it-yourself systems if you have Wifi and a smart phone. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez checks out some of the options.
Increased Use Of License Plate Cameras Draws ScrutinyAutomated license plate readers (ALPRs) consist of a camera used to scan the license plate of every passing car. That number then is recorded and stored indefinitely.
How To Protect Your Web Cameras From HackersInternet security cameras are amazing technology, but if your webcam isn't properly setup, you may not be the only person in the world watching.
Illinois State Troopers To Get Camera-Equipped Stun GunsFor the first time, the agency is preparing to outfit every patrol trooper and sergeant with the so-called “non-lethal” weapons, which can immobilize a person with a high-voltage charge.
Every CPS School Bus To Feature Video CamerasAnother big change is coming to Chicago Public Schools. For the first time,on the first day of school, all buses will be equipped with video cameras. That means big brother in the main office will have his eye on every student, every bus driver and anyone else who steps inside the big yellow vehicle.
DuPage Judge Allows Cameras For April Murder TrialA DuPage County judge has overruled objections from both sides and will allow cameras into the courtroom for a high-profile murder trial next month.
CTA To Install More Cameras On TrainsThe Chicago Transit Authority is hoping to catch more crime on camera.
CTA Touts Success Of Surveillance Cameras In Fighting CrimeCTA officials say their system of more than 17,000 cameras is dramatically reducing crime on the system.
DuPage County To Get Cameras, Microphones In CourtroomsThe Illinois Supreme Court will issue an order Monday permitting live broadcast coverage of trials in DuPage County.
Chief Judge: Cameras Likely In Cook County Courts By Year's EndCook County's chief judge says his court system should be ready to introduce cameras in courtrooms by the end of the year, although Illinois Supreme Court officials say there's no specific timetable for putting them in place.
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2 Investigators: Alleged Abuse Leads Parents To Lobby For Cameras On School BusesThe mother and father of twin 3-year-old daughters want to keep their names private -- but not their battle. CBS 2's Dave Savini reports.