Monday’s shooting of an infant on the Bishop Ford Freeway on Chicago’s South Side was the 65th expressway shooting in the Chicago area this year. That number stands in stark contrast to the 52 that were recorded in all of 2019. Numbers provided by the Illinois State Police show that no expressway in the city is immune to the mayhem….
Illinois State Police are seeking high-definition cameras and license plate scanners as expressway shootings rise in the Chicago area but some civil rights groups contend that data from the new technology could be misused. State police had recorded 62 expressway shootings in Cook County this year through Tuesday, the Chicago Tribune reported. That compares with 52 for all of 2019, 43 in…