With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Columbus police consider using cameras to nab drivers who run red lights
The Columbus police department is considering using cameras to catch drivers who run red lights. If a driver runs a red light, cameras would snap a picture of the car and its license plate. The police department would send the driver a ticket. The penalty would be less than if an officer had personally spotted the violation.
Police spokeswoman Sherri Mercurio says the cameras would be placed at the city’s most dangerous intersections.
Officials will discuss the proposal at a public hearing Tuesday evening at the Columbus Health Department on Parson’s Avenue.