Traffic Enforcement Cameras

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8:28 am
Tue June 23, 2015

Ginther Blames Media For Linking Him To Bribery Case

Andy Ginther
Credit WCBE Files

Democratic Columbus City Council President and Mayoral Candidate Andy Ginther yesterday accused the media of  misrepresenting the facts of a federal bribery case that links contributions from the former CEO of a red-light camera company to the campaigns of elected officials in Columbus and Cincinnati.

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3:19 am
Sat June 20, 2015

Ginther Denies Taking Bribes From Red Light Camera Company

Democratic Columbus City Council president and Mayoral candidate Andy Ginther denies accepting bribes from the company that operates the city's traffic enforcement camera system.

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6:23 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Cities With Traffic Cameras Fighting Budget Lines That Take Away Some State Funding

One provision of the state budget proposal that's likely to stay in the final version would deduct state money from cities like Columbus that are still using traffic enforcement camera systems. 

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12:41 pm
Fri June 19, 2015

Feds Say Ex-Traffic Camera CEO Bribed Columbus, Cincinnati Elected Officials

Karen Finley
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The former CEO of the Arizona-based red light camera company Redflex, which runs Columbus' system, has pleaded guilty to her role in an eight year fraud and bribery scheme. 

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2:29 am
Sat April 4, 2015

Judge Issues Permanent Order Blocking Traffic Enforcement Cameras

Montgomery County Judge Barbara Gorman
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A Montgomery County judge has ruled new state restrictions on municipal traffic enforcement camera programs violate the Ohio constitution, granting the city of Dayton a permanent order blocking them.

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9:37 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Judge Blocks New Ohio Law On Traffic Camera Use

Lucas County Judge Dean Mandros
Credit Toledo Blade

A judge has temporarily blocked a new state law sharply restricting cities use of traffic enforcement cameras. 

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6:55 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Columbus Joining Other Cities In Challenging State Traffic Camera Law

City officials in Columbus and Dayton are joining other Ohio municipalities in fighting the state's new traffic enforcement camera law. 

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8:46 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Dayton Will Station Police With Radar At Red-Light Cameras

The city of Dayton says it will stop using traffic cameras in fixed positions to issue citations for red-light and speeding violations. 

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7:02 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Kasich Signs Traffic Camera Restrictions

Ohio's governor has signed a bill to require a police officer's presence for tickets to be issued from traffic cameras. The legislation would regulate the statewide use of the devices, though opponents say it's tantamount to a ban. 

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6:02 am
Fri December 19, 2014

SUPCO Upholds Traffic Enforcement Cameras

Just as state lawmakers pass a bill that will likely end most traffic camera programs in Ohio, the state’s highest court has ruled cities have the authority to use them.

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7:28 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Ohio House Approves Traffic Camera Bill

The Ohio House has approved a Senate-passed measure requiring a law enforcement officer to be present for tickets to be issued from municipal traffic cameras.

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6:35 am
Thu November 20, 2014

Ohio Senate Approves Traffic Camera Bill

The Ohio Senate has approved a bill requiring a police officer's presence for tickets to be issued from municipal traffic enforcement cameras.

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6:55 am
Thu November 6, 2014

Cleveland Voters Ban Traffic Camera Program

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The City of Cleveland has halted its traffic camera enforcement program after 77 percent of voters Tuesday approved what amounts to a ban.

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6:26 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Judge Rules East Cleveland Defautled On Traffic Camera Bill

A federal judge in Rhode Island has ruled cash-strapped East Cleveland must pay at least 638 thousand dollars after defaulting on a years-old bill owed to an insolvent traffic camera company that was based in Providence.

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6:52 am
Thu July 10, 2014

SUPCO Delays Traffic Camera Case

The Ohio Supreme Court has put a Cleveland traffic camera case on hold while the justices decide a motorist's challenge to Toledo's camera system.

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8:12 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Ohio Supreme Court Hears Red-Light Camera Case

A case that tests how cities can use automated cameras to catch and fine those who speed and run red lights went before the Ohio Supreme Court today.

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8:08 pm
Wed May 21, 2014

Lawmakers Considering New Traffic Camera Bill

Months after the Ohio House approved a ban on municipal traffic camera use, the Ohio Senate has yet to take action.

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12:55 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Cleveland Reinstates Traffic Camera Appeals Process

The city of Cleveland has reinstated its appeals process for drivers who challenge traffic camera tickets.

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11:52 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Columbus Man Challenges Cleveland Traffic Camera Appeals Process

A Columbus motorist who challenged the city of Cleveland's appeals process for traffic camera tickets has won a jurisdictional issue.

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6:17 am
Fri January 24, 2014

Elmwood Place Must Repay Traffic Fines

Hamilton County judge Robert Ruehlman has ruled the village of Elmwood Place should wait to refund fines from speeding tickets issued through traffic cameras after its appeal is resolved.

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