With Expressway Shootings A Crisis In Chicago Area, Suburban Man Says He Was Narrowly Missed On I-290 In AugustExpressway shootings are becoming so common around Chicago that there are now more than 10 a month on average.
Expressway Shootings Are Spiking In Illinois, But Cameras That Record Video Still Aren't UpChicago area expressway shootings have more than doubled since this time last year. On Thursday, CBS 2’s Tara Molina was again asking the state why a multimillion-dollar camera system to keep us all safe is still not up and running.
Shootings Continue As Plans To Install Cameras Along Illinois Expressways StallGunmen taking aim at drivers and passengers is a growing problem in Chicago.
Local Expressway Shootings At Crisis Level With 59 So Far This Year; Man Suffered Life-Threatening Injuries In I-57 Shooting On ThursdayA man was left with life-threatening injuries Thursday after being shot on Interstate 57. So far this year, there have already been 59 shootings on Chicago area expressways.
Funding Secured For Camera Software To Combat Expressway Shootings In Chicago Area, But Cameras Were Supposed To Be Running Many Months AgoA total of $12 million is now being spent to buy camera software to help solve the rash of expressway shootings in the Chicago area.
Cameras To Record Expressway Traffic Are Still Not In Use, Shooting Victim's Sister Wants To Know What HappenedCBS 2’s Chris Tye on Monday looked into whether critical clues could have been lost in expressway shootings, because cameras, promised months ago, are still not in place.
Victim's Mother Wants Action As State Government Gridlock Ties Up Program To Prevent Expressway ShootingsGovernment gridlock is tying up a program meant to deter gunfire on Illinois expressways.
Law Mandating Upgrade To Expressway Cameras Is Supposed To Go Into Effect Jan. 1, But Movement Is Not EvidentSome cameras are supposed to get an upgrade so they can record video, and help catch gunmen that are targeting drivers on busy Chicago expressways.
A Month After Governor Signed Law To Upgrade Expressway Cameras, Wait Continues For New EquipmentLegislation to help Illinois State Police catch expressway shooters was signed by the governor last month, so why aren’t upgrades to the state’s cameras in place yet?