Google has announced a plan to bring super-fast Internet to more U.S. cities. Chicago got skunked. .
Efforts to conserve energy at high-rises by using highly insulated windows have led to an increase in falling ice, because ice and snow more easily stick to the cold exteriors of newer skyscrapers.
The auto designers of tomorrow are cutting their teeth today on the planning and construction of the vehicle, which races in two domestic events and could race overseas.
Kia Executive Vice President Michael Sprague said the Soul EV is built to be more fun than its competitors from Chevy, Nissan and Fiat.
The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.
In the wake of the massive theft of information from Target customers, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has proposed tougher federal penalties for computer hackers who steal credit card numbers.
Researchers at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago are hoping your smartphone can help them decode the mysteries of seasonal depression.
As city crews scramble to fill thousands of potholes every day, residents now can track when repairs have been made in their neighborhood.
There’s a new app on the market today and it’s designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
The Field Museum has unveiled an unusual find – a green meteorite discovered in southern Morocco two years ago.
Aaron Hamm, 29, hopes to be aboard the first four-person mission of Netherlands-based Mars One in 2025.
CBS 2’s Pamela Jones takes us dumpster-diving for a look at how it works.
There’s change in the air when it comes to how you light your home. A 5-year old law bans production of old-fashioned energy-wasting light bulbs starting in the New Year. But we found most people are still in the dark about the new law.
A Palos Heights resident was quick to react when she saw two burglars breaking into her rental condominium — watching the crime-in-progress from Hawaii thanks to an app on her phone.
The passenger train company says Wi-Fi will be installed on the Chicago-to-Carbondale and Chicago-to-Quincy lines. It’ll also be expanded to all four roundtrips on Chicago-to-St. Louis trains; those trains also stop in Springfield.
Atronaut and U.S. Air Force Col. Mike Hopkins has been preparing for as many as three spacewalks to repair a broken cooling line on the station.
An investigation by the Better Government Association has raised questions about a technology center launched by Congressman Bobby Rush more than a decade ago.
People use the app Vine to make six-second videos. While that may sound strange, CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports that people of a certain young age can’t get enough.
Metra and other railroads have until the end of 2015 to install “positive train control” systems – which allow a computer to override human error, and take control of a train, but railroads have asked for a three-year extension to implement the system.
What may seem like the package-delivery technology of tomorrow has really already arrived. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.
Tony Coiro sits atop a solar powered motorcycle he constructed. Coiro converted a 1978 Suzuki GS 550 into a solar-powered bike.
Meet The New iPhone 4
Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Sony — the list goes on and on when it comes to the number of companies cranking out digital readers.
Dubai is home to the world’s tallest skyscraper. Here’s a look at the Burj Khalifa tower.
In 2010, Japanese robotics makers are creating some of the most life-like robots ever — so life-like they can even be used for medical training. It seems the future is indeed now.