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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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The CTA plans to add cameras to train cars, increasing its already impressive number of surveillance cameras. But crime has been up on CTA tracks the past two years despite the extra eyes.

We've reported before on the questions as to whether the CPD's "blue light" cameras in high crime neighborhoods actually reduce crime (short answer: doesn't look like it), so this news doesn't come as much of a surprise.

 
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