iPads

Charles Evans Hughes Elementary School (Credit: CBS)

More Than 120 iPads Stolen From School In Lawndale

Someone smashed out windows at Charles Hughes Elementary School, 4247 W. 15th St., around 1 a.m. Monday, and stole 123 iPads valued at approximately $70,000.

05/27/2014

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Union Accuses CPS Of ‘Hollow Promises’ On School Closings

A year after the Chicago Board of Education voted to close 50 public schools, the Chicago Teachers Union accused the district of breaking promises to use the money saved by the closures to make improvements at so-called welcoming schools.

05/21/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Chicago Man Admits Stealing More Than $1M In iPhones, iPads

Authorities allege Stephen Gunn stole about 1,700 products worth more than $1 million, including several hundred iPhones, iPads, Blackberrys, and Motorola phones.

04/02/2014

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$15,000 Worth Of iPads Stolen From Oak Park School District

The iPad Minis, which were purchased for use by low-income students, were stored in the district’s server room.

11/14/2013

Deion Dillard (Credit: Chicago Police)

Man Turns Himself In For Stealing iPads, Laptops From School

Deion Dillard, 18, of the 2700 block of the South Dearborn Street, was charged with felon burglary, marking the eleventh person charged in the theft at Drake Elementary School.

09/05/2013

Jabare McChristian (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Several Charged With Stealing iPads From Elementary School

Two people have been charged with stealing hundreds of laptops and tablets from a Bronzeville school last week, authorities said on Tuesday.

09/03/2013

Approximately 50,000 students at Chicago Public Schools, including these first graders, use iPads in some of their daily lessons. (Credit: CBS)

Does Using An iPad Hinder Kids’ Other Basic Skills?

There are more than 28,000 iPads being used in Chicago Public Schools, and some of the students who use them each day are as young as three years old. Is all that screen time good for toddlers, and their little hands? CBS 2’s Chris Martinez went to a Chicago classroom to find out.

CBS 2–11/07/2012

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Hoge: iPads Helping Bears Prepare For Packers In Short Week

The Bears are one of many NFL teams who have put their playbook and film on an easy-to-carry iPad this season.

CBS Chicago–09/10/2012

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Best Buy Burglars Take Big Bite Of Apple Inventory

Officially, police say a preliminary report shows 60 iPads, 11 Apple laptops and 10 GPS devices were stolen from the store at an estimated value of $42,000.

05/07/2012

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Westmont Cheerleaders Buying iPads For Special Needs Kids

WESTMONT, Ill. (WBBM) – The gift of an iPad for a special needs girl from Westmont is prompting her big sister’s cheerleading team to “pay it forward,” and help other special children. All the inspiration […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/18/2011

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Westmont Cheer Team Fundraiser To Bring iPads To Special Needs Children

Friday night’s Westmont High School halftime show will be anything but normal. Cheerleaders will raise money to provide iPads equipped with special apps to help special-needs children nationwide learn.

WBBM Newsradio–09/16/2011

O'Hare International Airport

iPads To Replace Pilots’ Flight Manuals On United Airlines

Chicago-based United Airlines has begun replacing paper flight manuals used by pilots with with 11,000 iPads.

CBS Chicago–08/24/2011