Several recent armed robberies had been reported near 35th and Buchanan in Gary, Ind., in which two suspects robbed people trying to buy iPhones after connecting through an app called “OfferUp,” Gary police said in a statement.
The days of leaving money on the table may be over. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey reports on the trend of using smart apps to tip your server.
The new feature of the IRS2Go app makes it easy to track your refund.
If it works as anticipated, the app will mark the realization of a 40-year search for a fare card good anywhere on Chicago area mass transit.
Officials of the university’s police department said Thursday the Student Patrol will make the app for its existing SafeWalks program available to students in the next few weeks.
A group of kids from Oak Lawn had hoped to learn it would be named one of the winners in Verizon’s Innovative App Challenge. A school from Kentucky beat out the kids from St. Catherine of Alexandria School, who designed the Remember Me app, to help those with Alzheimer’s Disease.
For all the parents who have been forced to reach back into the deep recesses of their brains to help their children with pre-Algebra, there is now salvation.
Have you ever seen something in a magazine you just have to have, right now? CBS 2’s Erin Kennedy shows you a few apps that promise to make shopping a whole lot easier.
A new mobile app should help more Lottery players claim their winnings when they win, if they forget to check their tickets.
An Ogden International eighth-grader says a group of peers used a popular multi-player video game app, “Clash of Clans,” to target him because he’s Jewish. One team allegedly dubbed itself “the Jew Incinerator Team.”
A company that bills itself the Amazon of Alcohol is starting up a liquor delivery service in Chicago.
Seven liquor stores in Chicago have signed up to participate so far.
The pilot program, which will last two to three weeks, is being conducted in an area bounded by Madison to Monroe and Halsted to Racine.
There’s a new app on the market today and it’s designed to help your dog or cat in emergencies.
Experts say most people have no idea what they are getting themselves into when it comes to keeping their information private. CBS 2’s Rob Johnson reports.
A suburban police chief said Tuesday that smart phone apps allowing parents to track their kids as they go trick-or-treating is all well and good, but the best way to keep kids safe is a lot simpler: go with them.
A local tech start-up and a disabled advocacy group will make getting a wheelchair-accessible taxi in Chicago a lot easier starting in August.
A 25-year-old Mount Prospect native is one of Chicago’s newest entrepreneurs.
A panel of eight judges presided over the financial future of nine teams in the citywide business plan competition –where teenage entrepreneurs explain why they should win the attention and cash of venture capitalists, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
CBS 2’s Ed Curran has a warning from parents and experts who fear these new apps could encourage kids to start smoking the real thing.