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.
Are Days Numbered For Red-Light Cameras?Reports of red light camera "ticket spikes" for thousands of motorists have energized those who have long opposed traffic enforcement cameras.
City To Offer 9,000 People New Chance To Contest Red Light Camera TicketsIn the wake of a Chicago Tribune investigation that questioned several unexplained spikes in red light camera tickets since 2007, city officials said they'll offer anyone who got a ticket during one of those spikes another shot at disputing the citation and getting a refund for the $100 fine.
Wagusepack: Mayor 'Needs To Take The Lead' On Red Light Camera ProblemsA 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.
Lawsuit Seeks Partial Refund For Red Light TicketsA Chicago man has filed a lawsuit seeking class action status against the city’s former red light camera vendor, claiming the company should provide approximately $100 million in refunds to motorists caught by the cameras, because it only got the contract through bribery.
Former City Official Arrested In Red Light Camera ScandalA former city official has been arrested for allegedly accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to steer $124 million worth of red light camera contracts to a company that has since been booted from the program.