(Credit: CBS)

Electronics Looted From South Side School

A variety of electronic equipment was stolen from an Englewood elementary school in a burglary early Monday on the South Side, officials said.


James DiJohn (Credit: Skokie Police)

Suburban School Security Chief Resigns After Arrest For Theft

James DiJohn, 56, has been accused of stealing electronic equipment from Niles North High School in Skokie.


Raymond Jefferson

Report: GPS Technology Busts Alleged Electronics Thief

Police got a little help again from technology in catching an alleged thief.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

From now on, Illinoisans must recycle their computers -- not throw them in the trash. (CBS)

Don’t Just Toss Your Old Electronics After Opening Christmas Gifts

If 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.

CBS 2–12/26/2011


Guide To Black Friday Deals

It’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 Thursday

HHGregg says it has created 700 new jobs at 14 new stores that will all open Thursday in the Chicago area.

CBS Chicago–09/13/2011

A Man Uses A Computer Mouse. (AP Photo)

New Law To Step Up Electronics Recycling In Illinois

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that he hopes will increase the volume of electronics that are recycled rather than thrown away.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2011

Exterior of hhgregg store. (Credit: hhgregg)

hhgregg Electronics Plans To Open Stores In Chicago

Electronics retailer hhgregg plans to open at least 20 stores in the Chicago area, beginning this fall, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Wednesday.


File Photo Of A Handgun (Photo by Mark Nolan/Getty Images)

Radio Shack Thieves Make Off With ‘Large Amount’ Of Electronics, Cash

Police are seeking two assailants who held up a Radio Shack at gunpoint Sunday morning in the Wicker Park neighborhood.


iPhone 4 (Ian Gavan/ Getty Images)

How To Get Cash For Old Gadgets

High tech gadgets are always hot picks for the holidays, but with the new “toys” arriving, the older ones get dumped.



Extended Warranties On Electronics: Are They Worth It?

As you tackle your holiday shopping, store personnel will likely bombard you with offers of extended warranties on electronic purchases. But are they worth the money? CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

CBS 2–12/06/2010