Lawsuit Over Cell-Phone Tracking By Chicago Police Moves FowardA Cook County judge on Monday denied the Chicago Police Department’s request to toss out a lawsuit seeking records showing how police have used secret cellular tracking systems.
Kids Say Parents Spending Too Much Time On Their Cell Phones, Study ShowsIf your child starts acting up as soon as you get on your cell phone, a local psychologist says a new survey shows there's good reason.
Teen Charged With Stealing Cellphones At Red Line Wilson Station A 17-year-old boy has been charged with stealing cellphones on Red Line CTA trains at the Wilson station throughout the last three weeks in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.
Why You May Have Gotten An Emergency Phone Alert Last NightIn the early hours of Friday morning, thousands of Chicagoans were woken with a startling sound of an emergency alert coming from their phones.
Window Broken, Cell Phones Stolen At Mag Mile Best BuyAround 4:30 a.m., police responded to a burglar alarm at the Best Buy in the Hancock Center, at 800 N. Michigan Av. Officers discovered a broken window, and searched the building, discovering an unknown number of cell phones had been stolen.
Made In Chicago: SafeChargeIt's a safe place to charge your cellphone while you're out. Dave Adams and a friend sketched out on a napkin an idea for what would become SafeCharge, essentially a locker for your phone, with battery chargers to accommodate any phone made in the last 16 years.
Lombard Police Cracking Down On Drivers Using Handheld Cell Phones Lombard Police say they are cracking down on drivers using hand held cell phones, reports WBBM's Kimberly Easton.
Better Business Bureau Warns Of 'One Ring' Cell Phone ScamDubbed the “One Ring” scam, a computer sends thousands of calls to random cell phone numbers, rings once, and then disconnects. Curious customers who return the missed call could be charged $19.95 for an international call fee and an additional $9 per-minute charge.
Police Warn Of Robberies On Near South SideBoys between the ages of 10 and 16 are approaching citizens and forcibly taking away their cell phones or money, a statement from police said.
Senate Passes Ban On Handheld Cell Phones While DrivingThe proposal says drivers must use hands-free devices or speakerphone features.
County To Begin Enforcing Courthouse Cell Phone Ban At 26th & CalFollowing a three-month grace period, Cook County will begin phasing in a ban on cell phones and other Internet-capable electronic devices at courthouses next week, starting with the Leighton Criminal Court Building at 26th and California.
Confusion Over Start Of Cell Phone Ban At Cook County CourthousesMonday was supposed to be the beginning of the no-cell phone policy, but on Friday the chief judge's office said there would be a three-month grace period. Thus, perhaps, the confusion.