A thief opens a locked car in Chicago using a mysterious electronic device. (Credit: CNN/YouTube)

Thieves Break Into Cars Using Mysterious ‘Black Box’

A mysterious device is being used by criminals to easily break into locked cars across the country, including here in Chicago.


A signature feature of Millennium Park, Crown Fountain, was missing its faces this week. (CBS)

Fountain Fail: Giant Face Projections Missing From Millenium Park

Software technicians worked all day Thursday and Friday to try to get everything to run the way Spanish artist Jaume Plensa intended.


Alan Baker (Cook County Sheriff's Dept.)

Police: Janitor Stole Laptop, Called Tech Support For Help

Alan Baker, 35, of the 13000 block of South Houston Avenue, was on a temporary assignment at the EPA office at the time a laptop and two smartphones were stolen in December.


(Credit: Jim Prisching/Getty Images)

Chicago Marathon Will Use Lottery To Fill 15,000 Remaining Spots

Individuals can submit one lottery entry each beginning 12:01 a.m. Tuesday until 9 p.m. Thursday March 7. Names will be randomly selected, with winners notified March 12.


Computer dust cleaner (CBS)

‘Dusting’ High A Deadly Fad For Young People

Those canned-air dusters that clean computers are being used for a dangerous purpose, CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.


Will County Judge Joseph Polito leaves the Will County Court House on April11, 2012. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times

Will County Judge Admits Viewing Porn On Office Computer

A Will County judge admits to using his courthouse computer to view internet porn during office hours.


A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

DNS Changer Malware: What To Do If Your Computer Is Infected With Virus

A computer virus exposed by the FBI last year could affect your access to the Internet starting Monday.


Will County Judge Joseph Polito leaves the Will County Court House on April11, 2012. | Scott Stewart~Sun-Times

Report: Porn Surfing Documented On Will County Judge’s Computer Account

A Will County judge may have explaining to do regarding the use of county computers.

CBS Chicago–04/23/2012

Telemedicine System

Computer Helps Doctors At Rush Treat Strokes From Miles Away

CHICAGO (CBS) — We use computers to chat with our friends and families, but how about to save lives? As CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, it’s happening right now in our area. Stroke patient Jerry […]

CBS 2–04/12/2011


61-Year-Old Sentenced After Collecting 22K Child Porn Images

A homeowner was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after an FBI search of his home uncovered about 22,000 images and 186 videos of child pornography.