Police run crosswalk sting in Lakeview

August 25, 2009 4:19:16 PM PDT
Chicago police handed out 43 citations to drivers who failed to stop for people using crosswalks.It was part of a sting set up at Belmont and Orchard on Monday night.

Plainclothes officers used the crosswalks and cars that failed to yield got pulled over and ticketed. It's part of a city wide crackdown at crosswalks. It was the first night time sting.

The police department said during the day time stings it only handed out about 18 or 20 tickets.