Garcia Steps Up Attack On Cameras: 'Time To End The Red Light Ripoff'Mayoral candidate Jesus “Chuy” Garcia has taken a harsher stance against the city’s red light cameras, as he steps up his bid to unseat Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Jesse White: Emanuel "Has To Rethink" Red Light Camera Program Ahead Of RunoffWhite co-chairs the mayor’s re-election campaign, and he said he’s prepared to take Emanuel to black churches and community meetings so he can regain African-American votes he’s lost in his first term.
Emanuel Supports Countdown Clocks At Red Light Camera IntersectionsMayor Rahm Emanuel has backed the idea of installing countdown signals at every intersection in Chicago that has a red light camera, so drivers don’t have to slam on the brakes to avoid a ticket.
Mayoral Candidates Denounce Red Light Camera Program At West Side ForumThe nation’s largest red light camera program, which has been discredited as being more about revenue than safety, came under heavy fire Saturday at a candidates’ forum on the West Side.
Fioretti Proposes Ending Red Light Camera ProgramIn the wake of a new study questioning the safety claims the city has used to justify its red light camera system, mayoral challenger Bob Fioretti on Monday said it’s time to take down every red light camera in Chicago.
Mayoral Candidate Chuy Garcia Calls For Moratorium On Red Light Camera Tickets Opponents of Chicago's red light cameras have a new ally - Mayoral Challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia. WBBM's Nancy Harty reports he's calling for them to stop issuing tickets.
Study: City's Red Light Camera Safety Claims ExaggeratedThe Emanuel administration was standing by the city’s scandal-plagued red light camera program on Friday, in the face of a Chicago Tribune study revealing the city’s safety claims have been overblown.
Legal Challenge To Red-Light Cameras Runs Out Of Gas At Illinois High CourtFive justices who heard the case couldn't garner the four votes required to render a ruling. That means the case is dismissed and a ruling by Illinois' 1st District Appellate Court deeming the law constitutional stands.
Illinois Supreme Court Dismisses Red Light Camera LawsuitThe Illinois Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the legality of Chicago’s red light camera system, after two justices recused themselves from the case, and the rest couldn’t agree on a ruling.
Speed Cameras Net City $50M Less Than ExpectedGood behavior is bad for the budget. Real bad, reports CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine.
Inspector General Finds Problems With Red-Light Camera Systemon-functioning equipment at red-light camera intersections have led to more than 45,000 violations going undetected. CBS 2's Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Former Red Light Camera Firm CEO Pleads Innocent In Bribery CaseKaren Finley, of Arizona, was indicted last month on nine counts of mail fraud, three counts of wire fraud, three counts of bribery and one count of conspiracy to commit bribery.
Emanuel: "I Convicted" Former Red Light Operator Before Federal Indictment“I issued the first indictment of the red light camera operator, because I fired them. I inherited them, and I fired them. That was the first indictment, and I convicted them, because they no longer have the contract,” Emanuel said Thursday.
Judge Determines Yellow Lights Too Short, Throws Out Red Light Tickets Before a traffic light turns red in Chicago, it's supposed to sit on yellow for three seconds. But a Chicago judge says that's not always happening and some people are getting tickets they don't deserve.
Activists Protest Red Light Cameras At Intersection Where Spikes OccurredActivists on a campaign to get rid of red light and speed cameras in Chicago are out protesting today, buoyed by the Tribune’s analyses that found thousands of people may be due refunds for tickets they didn’t deserve.