Fatal Crashes Caused By Drivers Running Red Lights Climb To 10-Year HighThe number of people killed in crashes caused by drivers running red lights reached a 10-year high in 2017, according to a new study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Six Aldermen Pledged In 2015 To Work To Abolish Red Light Cameras, So What Have They Done? 'We Did All We Could'An activist got hundreds of candidates to sign a pledge four years ago to fight the city’s red light cameras if elected. Six of those candidates are now aldermen, so what have they done to keep their promise?
Where Do Drivers Get Most Red Light Tickets In Chicago?No one wants to get one: A red light ticket, complete with video proof. So where are you most likely to get one in Chicago?
Chicago Still Most Corrupt City in U.S.Statewide, more than 2,000 public officials were convicted of public corruption during the past four decades, with Chicago cases accounting for 1,706 of those cases.
Michigan Avenue Gets Red Light Cameras At Two IntersectionsThe city has installed two red light cameras at Michigan and Jackson, and two at Michigan and Ontario.
Chicago City Council Approves Red Light Camera SettlementThe Chicago City Council gave final approval on Wednesday to a $39-million settlement over the city's red light camera program.
Chicago Panel OK's Settlement Of Red-Light Camera SuitThe City Council’s Finance Committee has given its approval for a nearly $39-million settlement of a lawsuit over the city’s red light and speed camera programs.
Chicago Deactivates A Dozen Red-Light Cameras At 6 IntersectionsEquipment is coming down in coming weeks, the city's Department of Transportation said.
Chicago Triples 'Grace Period' For Red-Light CamerasChicago motorists caught on camera blowing through red lights will have triple the “grace period” before being slapped with $100 tickets, under a change made Monday that could reduce the number of tickets issued by nearly a third.
City To Get $20M From Firm At Center Of Red-Light Camera BriberyThe Arizona company at the center of a Chicago’s scandal-scarred red-light camera program agreed to pay Chicago taxpayers $20 million.
Redflex Helps Feds, Avoids Charges In Red Light Camera ScandalThe Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s office have agreed not to seek criminal charges against Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. over a multimillion-dollar scandal involving red-light cameras in Chicago and Ohio.
Ex-Redflex CEO Gets 30 Months For Aiding Red-Light Camera BriberyChicagoans are sick of watching elected officials walk through the revolving door of the Dirksen Federal Courthouse, a judge said Thursday. But, she noted: “It takes two to tango.”
Lawsuit Seeks To Block Emanuel’s Red-Light Camera Do-OverMayor Rahm Emanuel should be stopped in his tracks from giving 1.5 million motorists a red-light camera ticket do-over because his after-the-fact fix to a problem with those tickets violates state law, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Former City Official Gets 10 Years In Red Light Camera Bribery CaseA former Chicago transportation official has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after he was convicted of taking bribes to steer $100 million in red-light camera contracts to a company in Phoenix.
State Rep. Wants Vote On Bill That Would Shut Down All Red Light, Speed Cameras In IllinoisA bill that would shut down red light and speed cameras statewide has been buried in an Illinois House committee for the past six weeks, and its author would like to see a vote on it before the March 15 primary.