Camera traffic enforcement under fire in Ohio - KLTV.com-Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville, Texas | ETX News

Camera traffic enforcement under fire in Ohio

  • NationalMore>>

  • Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Judge OKs record-setting $2B sale of Clippers

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:40:22 GMT
    Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.More >>
    Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.More >>
  • Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Rare storm at California beach hard to see coming

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:39:27 GMT
    A 20-year-old man died after lightning from a rare summer thunderstorm jolted a Southern California beach, injuring or rattling more than a dozen people, authorities said.More >>
    A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.More >>
  • Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

    Abuse suspect dead; 2 marshals, NY policeman hurt

    Monday, July 28 2014 8:36 PM EDT2014-07-29 00:36:40 GMT
    Authorities say a sex-assault suspect got in a shootout with law enforcement in New York City that wounded the suspect, two federal marshals and a police officer.More >>
    A California man who skipped town after being accused of molesting a boy was killed and three law enforcement officers trying to arrest him were wounded in a daytime shootout inside a small smoke shop in one of New...More >>

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The speeding ticket blitz in a southwest Ohio village and court rulings against have boosted the push for a statewide ban of traffic camera enforcement.

The state House approved by 61-32 vote a measure aimed at preventing use of cameras for red light and speeding citations. It now heads to the state Senate.

Cincinnati attorney Mike Allen was in Columbus to testify about the situation in Elmwood Place. Allen filed a lawsuit against the village on behalf of business owners and residents who said they were being harmed by the thousands of speeding citations from cameras. A Hamilton County judge struck down the village camera ordinance and recently ordered the cameras seized.

Allen says nearly every speaker mentioned Elmwood Place when discussing the proposed ban.

Twelve states ban speeding cameras.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow

West Ferguson Street
Tyler, TX 75702

FCC Public File
publicfile@kltv.com
903-597-5588
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KLTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.