Crosswalk law crackdown

April 23, 2009 3:40:40 PM PDT
Chicago police are cracking down on drivers who ignore the crosswalk law.Undercover officers targeted offenders on Chicago's Northwest Side on Thursday morning.

Drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians walking in crosswalks received tickets. In the past, police only issued warnings.

The ticket for violating the crosswalk law carries a $500 fine.