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.
'Now She's Gone,' 2 Shootings On I-57 In Less Than 6 HoursAs shootings on area expressways become more common, no stretch of road is more dangerous than I-57. On Monday, there were two expressway shootings less than six hours.
State Police Say Beefed Up Patrols Led To More Than 200 Arrests On Chicago Area ExpresswaysIllinois State Police say their beefed-up patrols in the wake of a series of shooting on the expressways led to more than 200 arrests and a dozen weapons seized, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore
State Police To Start Using Aircraft, Unmarked Vehicles To Curb Expressway ShootingsIllinois State Police say they're starting a new approach to try to stop shootings on Chicago expressways.