Claiming your mother is having a medical emergency might seem a way out of a traffic ticket, but not when the officer calls 911 and paramedics discover mom is just fine.
Some motorists believe it’s all right to hold the phone while on speaker, to check their cell phone’s GPS or to dial, and then put the phone down. It’s not.
Kevin Baker, a freshman at Harold Washington College, was in critical condition at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn early Friday.
(CBS) – U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and John McCain made a joint, harmonious appearance in Chicago on Monday and faulted U.S. intelligence for monitoring the German chancellor’s personal cell phone. Durbin, D-Illinois, and the Arizona […]
LeTroy Fields, 34, was charged with attempted first-degree murder in connection with the attack in the 11600 block of South Harvard Avenue.
A 51-year-old real estate broker who chased down an 18-year-old high school athlete who had stolen a woman’s cell phone received a Chicago City Council award Wednesday at the scene of the crime.
Using a hand-held cellphone while driving soon will be illegal in Illinois.
If you have to be at the Criminal Court building at 26th and California today, you’re advised to leave your cellphone at home or in your car.
Authorities in Indiana have busted a prison inmate for a second time for allegedly running a drug ring from his cell.
Beginning Jan. 14, cell phones will be banned for most people at Cook County courthouses. Sheriff Tom Dart is concerned about the logistics of the policy shift.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman looks into the case of a CTA train operator who was seen texting while running a moving train.
A former Elgin police officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for planting evidence at a crime scene.
Safety and government experts say they’re seeing more incidents in which people are injured or killed when they are walking while texting, talking on cell phones, or while listening to music. It’s called ”distracted walking,” and Chicagoans see plenty of it too.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with robbery, after he allegedly snatched a woman’s cell phone at the Sheridan Red Line stop and got caught by two witnesses.
A man was beaten and critically injured early Monday in a fight in the heart of the Boystown nightlife strip.
A Hazel Crest woman stands charged with trying to slam her car into a bicycle police officer in downtown Chicago, after the officer tried to pull her over.
A statewide ban on cell phone use while driving could change your commute forever, but state Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago) says it won’t be happening yet.
If you’re driving in the city and plan to talk on your cell phone, you might want to think twice about whether to do it without a hands-free device.
How would you like to reduce your cell phone bill to $19 a month? We’re not talking a bargain basement plan. It includes unlimited voice, texting and data – on an Android smart phone, like this one. Of course, there’s a catch.
Another Northwestern University student was attacked by robbers for his cell phone overnight, in the third such incident in just the past few weeks on or near the Evanston campus.