Drones

A small drone hovers in the sky on February 1, 2014 during a meet-up of the DC Area Drone User Group. Drone enthusiasts from the Washington area, who come together regularly to fly their small machines, see great civilian potential for unmanned aerial vehicles, from construction work to wildlife conservation. AFP PHOTO / Robert MacPherson (Photo credit should read Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Drone Crash At White House Raises Wider Security Concerns

Low-flying drones have become increasingly sophisticated and affordable instruments that authorities worry could also become tools for terrorists or others meaning to do harm.

01/26/2015

A small drone hovers in the sky, (Credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmaker Proposes Ban On Drone Use In Hunting And Fishing

The use of drones for hunting has sparked debate across the country, as animal rights groups believe it is cruel, and many serious hunters believe it makes the sport too easy.

01/15/2015

A four-rotor helicopter drone. (CBS)

Expert: Spike In Drone Use Creates High Risk Of Accidents

Drones have become so popular in the skies above America, a Chicago transportation expert said the federal government needs to do more about the dangers of a possible mid-air accident.

11/12/2014

2009 Lollapalooza Music Festival - Day 3

FAA Probes Aerial Video Shot At Lollapalooza; Was It Generated By A Drone?

The Federal Aviation Administration is working on restrictions and regulations for unmanned aircraft, such as drones.

08/07/2014

Combat Drones

Anti-War Activists To March 160 Miles To Protest Drone Proliferation

Protesters planned to begin their march at Boeing headquarters, as the company manufactures some of the combat drones used by the U.S. military. They’ll march to a National Guard base in Battle Creek, Michigan, where a drone control center is under construction.

06/03/2014

Sochi Olympics downhill skiing. (Getty Images)

Sochi Drones Shooting Olympic TV, Not Terrorists

Using drones to shoot video is cheaper and allows for better angles.

CBS Chicago–02/10/2014

A four-rotor helicopter drone. (CBS)

Hobbyists Already Getting A Taste Of Amazon’s Drone Techology

What may seem like the package-delivery technology of tomorrow has really already arrived. CBS 2’s Derrick Blakley reports.

12/02/2013

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Evanston Approves 2-Year Ban On Drones

A divided Evanston City Council this week approved a two-year ban on the use of airborne drones.

05/30/2013

Predator Drone (credit: General Atomics/Getty Images)

Anti-Drone Activists Protest Outside Boeing HQ

Anti-war activists targeted Boeing’s Chicago headquarters today protesting the company’s role in drone warfare, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.

04/06/2013

An F-16C Fighting Falcon flies by during a U.S. Air Force firepower demonstration.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Fighter Jets In Skies Over Chicago On Friday Morning Before NATO Summit

U.S. fighter jets will be actively flying over Chicago on Friday as part of a security drill in the days before the NATO Summit.

CBS Chicago–05/17/2012