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.
Chicagoans React to Judge's Ruling On Red Light Camera TicketsIt’s a judge versus the city of Chicago when it comes to red light cameras. At issue, whether you have to keep paying those pesky tickets.
Judge’s Ruling Calls Red Light, Speed CameraTickets Into QuestionCBS 2’s Mike Parker reports red light cameras are the bane of Chicago drivers, but now a Circuit Court judge has ruled that the city violated "fundamental principles of justice, equity and good conscience" in how it has run the program.
Northwestern Gets $311,778 To Study Red-Light Camera ProgramNorthwestern University will be paid $311,778 to study red-light camera enforcement and chart a path forward for a despised program built on a $2 million bribery scandal that paid a convicted bureaucrat $1,500 for every additional intersection.
Former City Official Convicted Of Red Light Camera Bribery SchemeA former top city official has been convicted of all charges accusing him of taking up to $2 million in bribes and illicit gifts in exchange for steering more than $100 million in red light camera contracts to an Arizona firm.
Openings Expected In Red Light Camera Bribery TrialJohn Bills is accused of fixing a key commission vote to secure an initial deal for Redflex Traffic Systems Inc. in 2003. Redflex later signed other deals for Chicago's first red light enforcement program.
Former City Official's Red Light Cameras Bribery Trial To StartJury selection in John Bills' trial gets underway Monday morning in U.S. District Court in Chicago. Chicago U.S. Attorney Zachary Fardon will be among the trial prosecutors.