Most Carry-On Electronics Banned On Non-Stop Flights From 8 CountriesThe federal government has banned passengers on non-stop flights to the U.S. from eight Middle Eastern and North African nations from bringing any electronics larger than a cell phone in their carry-on luggage.
Cyber Monday: What's New This Year, Sales Trends, & Hot DealsCyber Monday is a great day to purchase the hottest items at the best prices, electronics are always hot items, but vacation deals are also available and make great gifts.
Electronics Recycling To Resume In Lake CountyWalter Willis, executive director of the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County, says last year SWALCO took in almost 4 million pounds of discarded TVs, computers and monitors.
Thieves Steal Electronics In Pawn Shop 'Crash-And-Grab'Thieves ran off with electronics after a crash-and-grab burglary early Tuesday at a store in the Chicago Lawn neighborhood on the Southwest Side. A Dodge Caravan crashed into the front door of the store about 3:55 a.m. in the 6700 block of South Western Avenue, police said.
Electronics Looted From South Side SchoolA variety of electronic equipment was stolen from an Englewood elementary school in a burglary early Monday on the South Side, officials said.
Suburban School Security Chief Resigns After Arrest For TheftJames DiJohn, 56, has been accused of stealing electronic equipment from Niles North High School in Skokie.
Report: GPS Technology Busts Alleged Electronics ThiefPolice got a little help again from technology in catching an alleged thief.
Don't Just Toss Your Old Electronics After Opening Christmas GiftsIf you got a new TV, computer or laptop for Christmas, a new ban that takes effect next week in Illinois could affect you. CBS 2's Susan Carlson explains that the new rules impact what you can put out in the garbage.
Guide To Black Friday DealsIt’s that time of the year again, early birds! Grab a cup of coffee, set the alarm and make a list. This year, you might not even need to go to bed at all. With many retailers staying open on Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday is starting earlier than ever. Some retailers are offering deals starting Thursday evening or even earlier online.
14 New Chicago Area HHGregg Stores To Open ThursdayHHGregg says it has created 700 new jobs at 14 new stores that will all open Thursday in the Chicago area.
New Law To Step Up Electronics Recycling In IllinoisGov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that he hopes will increase the volume of electronics that are recycled rather than thrown away.
hhgregg Electronics Plans To Open Stores In ChicagoElectronics retailer hhgregg plans to open at least 20 stores in the Chicago area, beginning this fall, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.