A drone used by the Orland Park Fire Protection District. (CBS)

Orland Park Uses Drone To Combat Fire

A southwest suburban fire department used a drone to fly over a burning house. That allowed firefighters to better attack the flames.


A DJI employee shows off the company's latest "Phantom 2" radio-controlled multicopter with small video camera at the DJI booth during the "CP+2014," camera and photo imaging show in Yokohama on February 13, 2014.(Photo credit: TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bourbonnais School To Use Drones As Teaching Tools

Teachers always are looking for a new way to keep students engaged. At Noel LeVasseur Elementary School in Bourbonnais, all they have to do is look up.


A YouTube user recorded aerial video of Lollapalooza using a drone, drawing a reprimand from the FAA, which requires authorization for anyone to fly a drone. (Credit: YouTube)

Drone Videos Taken Over Lollapalooza Draw FAA Lecture

The Federal Aviation Administration won’t charge the man who shot live footage with an aerial drone over the Lollapalooza music festival in Grant Park, but the videos did catch the agency’s attention.


The McCormick Place convention center complex. (Credit: CBS)

Drone Spotted Over Elgin Week Before NATO Summit?

Are surveillance drones flying over Chicago as part of the massive security operation for the NATO Summit?