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Traffic cameras
3:28 pm
Tue March 12, 2013

Judge: Elmwood Place can't collect from camera speeding tickets

A Hamilton County Judge says Elmwood Place cannot use its speed cameras and must pay back people who have gotten tickets from them. Elmwood Place will likely appeal.
Credit Sarah Ramsey / WVXU

Elmwood Place has received a second blow to its traffic enforcement cameras. A Hamilton County Judge ruled Tuesday the village cannot collect fines from any traffic violations the cameras recorded in the past.


Just last week Judge Robert Ruehlman said Elmwood Place had to stop using the cameras.


Police Chief William Peskin says the village will appeal. 

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Traffic cameras
4:25 pm
Mon March 11, 2013

Why bipartisan group of lawmakers wants a ban on traffic enforcement cameras

A Hamilton County judge ordered Elmwood Place to stop using traffic cameras, saying they're a scam against motorists.
Sarah Ramsey WVXU (file photo)

Last week's decision by a Hamilton County judge ordering Elmwood Place to stop using its traffic enforcement cameras is giving new energy to a group of Ohio lawmakers who want a statewide ban, House Bill 69, on the devices.

Several state representatives at a news conference in Elmwood Place Monday said the cameras pose a couple of problems:

First there's the money grab argument. That's the position laid out by Democratic State Rep. Dale Mallory of Cincinnati.

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