07/27/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Alderman Calling For Surveillance Cameras Along Beaches To Curb Summer Violence

A North Side alderman is calling for police surveillance cameras along a stretch of beach from Oak Street to North Avenue to keep a lid on violence this summer.

"We just don't want any gang problems at the beach," said Ald. Vi Daley (43rd), whose lakefront ward includes North Avenue beach. "Beaches are there for people to enjoy, to play volleyball, swim and walk along the beach. We want to make sure it's a safe place for people to go.''

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