Ryan Keane

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2013

    Court Rules Arnold's Red-Light Camera Ordinance Unconstitutional

    The Missouri Court of Appeals came down hard yesterday on Arnold's red-light camera ordinance, ruling it violates the state's constitution. Like the many similar ordinances in Missouri, Arnold's arraignment with the Arizona-based Automated Traffic Solutions, Inc. relies on photos taken of vehicles ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2013

    Missouri Court Rules Ellisville Red Light Cameras Violate State Law

    The Missouri Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that Ellisville's red light camera ordinance violates state law. When a driver gets busted by one of Ellisville's cameras for running a red light, the vehicle's owner -- not the driver -- is fined $100, according to the city's ordinance. The court of app ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Red-Light Cameras Legal, Court of Appeals Affirms, But Fight Will Continue (UPDATE)

    Update below: The Missouri Court of Appeals has once again ruled that the controversial red-light cameras are legal and that municipalities have a right to regulate traffic in this manner. The decision today -- affirming key parts of a lower court's dismissal -- is tied to a Florissant case challeng ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2012

    Judge Upholds Ellisville's Red Light Cameras

    St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Thea Sherry is the latest Missouri magistrate to rule in favor of the constitutionality of red light cameras. Judge Sherry dismissed a class-action lawsuit October 30 that challenged Ellisville's ordinance allowing for the controversial cameras. Her ruling marks the fif ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    Creve Coeur's Red-Light Cameras Win Another Legal Battle

    ​A St. Louis County judge this week upheld Creve Coeur's red-light camera system, dismissing a class-action suit challenging the legality of the cameras. Attorneys Ryan Keane and John Campbell with the Simon Law Firm filed the suit last year on behalf of four people who'd received tickets from the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2011

    Opponents of Red-Light Cameras Rally for the Cause

    Matt Hay and Ryan Keane at "Stop the Scameras."​Daily RFT stopped by the Off Broadway last night where opponents of red-light cameras were hosting their "Stop the Scameras" fundraiser. State senator Jim Lembke, the emcee of the evening who's fighting his own red-light ticket in St. Louis, was alre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    ATS Controls Non-Profit Agencies Advocating Red-Light Cameras in Missouri, Says Lawsuit

    mosaferroads.comHazelwood Police Chief Carl Wolf launches Missouri Families for Safer Roads in 2009.​A lawsuit filed last week against the City of Hazelwood suggests that camera vendor American Traffic Solutions (ATS) secretly funds multiple non-profit "sham" organizations created for the "sole pu ... More >>