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.
Chicago Area Expressway Shootings Double In One YearAll of this comes as just three months ago IDOT touting a  $12.5 million investment of taxpayer dollars to purchase software to investigate expressway shootings.
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.
After Lengthy Delays, Project To Install Surveillance Cameras On Chicago Expressways Finally Showing Progress
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.
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?
Expressway Shootings Take A Toll On Illinois TaxpayersExpressway shootings are common in Chicago, with more than a dozen reported so far this year—the latest on Sunday night.
Illinois House Approves Plan To Upgrade Chicago Area Expressway CamerasThe state has more than 600 cameras that currently live-stream video of traffic conditions on the expressways, but they can’t record footage.
State Lawmakers Push Measure To Upgrade Expressway Cameras So They Can Record FootageWith 14 shootings on Chicago are expressways already this year, some state lawmakers have proposed legislation to give Illinois State Police a crucial tool in solving violent crime.