red light cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Missouri Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To St. Louis Red Light Cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-supreme-court-hear-challenge-st-louis-red-light-cameras <p>The Missouri Supreme Court has agreed to hear a legal challenge to a red light camera program.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 00:10:07 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 37488 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Supreme Court To Hear Challenge To St. Louis Red Light Cameras St. Charles County Council To Consider Red Light Camera Ban http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-charles-county-council-consider-red-light-camera-ban <p>Voters in St. Charles County could decide this August whether to ban red light cameras on their roads.</p><p>District 2 Council Member Joe Brazil (R-Defiance) is expected on Monday to propose amending the county’s charter. If approved by the council, the proposal would appear on the ballot Aug. 5.</p><p>“Since we are a charter county and we’ve had the ability to do this, we’re just going to go ahead and do it,” he said.</p><p>St. Peters is currently the only municipality in the county that employs the controversial cameras, which are set up at seven intersections.</p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 20:26:34 +0000 Joseph Leahy 35612 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Charles County Council To Consider Red Light Camera Ban While Court Fight Continues, Missouri House Passes Bill On Red Light, Speed Cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/while-court-fight-continues-missouri-house-passes-bill-red-light-speed-cameras <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The battleground over the use of red light and speed cameras in Missouri shifted this week from the courtroom to the state Capitol.</span></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 21:28:27 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34437 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org While Court Fight Continues, Missouri House Passes Bill On Red Light, Speed Cameras Legal Roundtable: Same-Sex Marriage, Red-Light Cameras, Voter IDs, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-same-sex-marriage-red-light-cameras-voter-ids-etc <p>Missouri’s <a href="http://www.moga.mo.gov/const/A01033.HTM">constitutional amendment</a> defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman is being challenged by a <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-couples-sue-have-out-state-same-sex-marriages-recognized">suit filed last week in Kansas City</a>. Eight same-sex couples living in Missouri are seeking the state’s recognition of their out-of-state marriages.</p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 21:41:08 +0000 Camille Phillips 33775 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: Same-Sex Marriage, Red-Light Cameras, Voter IDs, Etc. St. Louis Gets Green Light To Turn Red Light Cameras On For Now http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-gets-green-light-turn-red-light-cameras-now <p><strong>Updated at 5:15 Friday with city' plan to turn cameras back on.</strong></p><p>Red light cameras in St. Louis City will be turned back on. Friday, a circuit court judge stayed his order from earlier in the week.</p><p>In that order, he blocked the city from enforcing its red light camera ordinance, following a lawsuit filed late last year by two women who received tickets for running red lights in St. Louis.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:15:39 +0000 Rachel Lippmann & Chris McDaniel 33652 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Gets Green Light To Turn Red Light Cameras On For Now Mo. Appeals Court Puts The Brakes On Moline Acres Speed Cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-appeals-court-puts-brakes-moline-acres-speed-cameras <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri Court of Appeals today rejected the use of speed cameras in Moline Acres, saying the city’s ordinance conflicts with state law.</span></p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 23:31:16 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 33318 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Appeals Court Puts The Brakes On Moline Acres Speed Cameras Legal Roundtable: The Death Penalty, The Loop Trolley, Red-Light Cameras, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-death-penalty-loop-trolley-red-light-cameras-etc <p>The state of Missouri carried out its <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/timeline-recent-history-missouris-execution-process" target="_blank">first execution in nearly three years</a> last week, after a delay caused by the need to develop new execution protocols. Mon, 25 Nov 2013 21:40:33 +0000 Camille Phillips 31717 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: The Death Penalty, The Loop Trolley, Red-Light Cameras, Etc. Pay Up Or Go To Court If You've Been Busted By St. Louis Red Light Cameras http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pay-or-go-court-if-youve-been-busted-st-louis-red-light-cameras <p><em>Updated at 4 p.m. with comments from red light camera opponents.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A memo to those who have gotten caught on camera running red lights in the city of St. Louis&nbsp;- you'll want to pay those fines, or take them to municipal court.</span></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 18:59:17 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 27273 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pay Up Or Go To Court If You've Been Busted By St. Louis Red Light Cameras State Appeals Court Hears Trio Of Red Light Camera Cases http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/state-appeals-court-hears-trio-red-light-camera-cases <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri Court of Appeals heard oral arguments today in constitutional challenges to three red light camera ordinances in the St. Louis area.</span></p> Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:00:48 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 9958 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org State Appeals Court Hears Trio Of Red Light Camera Cases Appeals planned against red-light cameras in Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/appeals-planned-against-red-light-cameras-missouri <p>An appeal is planned after an eastern Missouri judge tossed out a lawsuit challenging the use of red-light cameras.</p><p>Jeff Brunner filed the suit last year against the city of Arnold and American Traffic Solutions, the Arizona firm that runs the city's red-light cameras. Brunner sued over a $94.50 fine for running a red light, arguing the cameras violate state law and are unconstitutional.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 16:08:30 +0000 The Associated Press 4518 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Appeals planned against red-light cameras in Missouri