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Educational Apps

5 Best Educational Apps To Download

Education and technology are becoming increasingly integrated, and keeping up on all of the new educational applications for kids is important. One of the biggest struggles is not finding an app; it is finding the appropriate app.

08/01/2012

Mob Attack Suspects

Boy, 15, Arrested In June Mob Attack On CTA Red Line

An arrest has been made in connection with a mob attack last month on a CTA Red Line train downtown.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

A man operates an iPhone (Photo credit:ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

iPhone Turns 5 Years Old

It has been only five years since the iPhone debuted and life as a lot of people know it changed for good.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2012

Mob Attack Suspects

Surveillance Pictures Released In Mob Attack On CTA Red Line

Chicago Police hope surveillance pictures help lead them to one of three weekend mob attacks on people downtown.

CBS Chicago–06/13/2012

Terrance Conway, left; Tiquell Harris are accused of robbing iPhones. (Chicago Police Department)

iPhone App Leads Police To Armed Robbery Suspects

Chicago Police charged two men with a pair of robberies that happened within minutes of each other early Thursday morning in Ukrainian Village by using a popular application to track a stolen iPhone.

06/01/2012

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Best Mobile Apps For A Busy Family

It’s rare parents go anywhere without their smart phones anymore; these hand-held mini computers are used for so much more than just making phone calls and receiving texts, so it’s no wonder that so many applications have been developed specifically for families and little ones. Here’s a list of some wonderful apps for families.

05/11/2012

Michael Skopec

Man Admits To Calling 911 Repeatedly Because His ‘Damn F***ing Phone Won’t Work’

A Kendall County man has been fined for making a series of wacky phone calls to 911.

CBS Chicago–05/01/2012

A man operates an iPhone (Photo credit:ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP/Getty Images)

New iPhone App Helps Travelers Navigate O’Hare Airport

If you’re planning to fly out of O’Hare International Airport soon, and you have an iPhone, there’s a new app available to help you get around the airport.

WBBM Newsradio–04/19/2012

The new iPhone 4 is displayed at the flagship Apple Store on Fifth Avenue on June 24, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

In Schaumburg, Apple iPhones Taking Bite Out Of Crime

Police officers in the northwest suburb are using all kinds of apps to help keep criminals at bay. CBS 2′s Mai Martinez reports.

02/27/2012

iPhone Robbery

4 Held After Man Is Robbed Of iPhone At Harrison Red Line Stop

Police are holding four people who allegedly attacked a man and robbed him of his iPhone at the Harrison Street Red Line subway station late Wednesday.

CBS Chicago–12/29/2011

Michael Roberson (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Man With Long Arrest Record Held In iPhone Robberies

Police are holding a man with 53 prior arrests, who is now expected to face charges of robbing at least three people of their iPhones.

CBS Chicago–11/22/2011

The 2 Investigators went undercover to see if retailers would buy seemingly stolen merchandise. (CBS)

2 Investigators: The Black Market For Stolen Smart Phones

What happens to smart phones that are ripped from the hands of robbery victims? 2 Investigator Dave Savini talks with authorities about the pipeline of stolen merchandise.

10/28/2011

CTA Cermak Stop

Boys Charged With Robbing Woman Of iPhone At Red Line Stop

Two teenage boys stand charged with robbing a woman of her iPhone at a CTA train stop, in what police call “apple-picking.”

CBS Chicago–10/23/2011

Dylan Partner, a Chicago third-grader, uses an iPad at school Thursday. (CBS)

Steve Jobs’ Influence Seen All Over Chicago

The impact of Jobs’ gadgets and gizmos is not lost on Americans of any age. They’ve been touched by his revolutionary computers and smart phones. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole reports.

10/06/2011

Verizon iPhone

‘L’ Train Passengers Help Catch iPhone Robber

Another passenger was robbed of an iPhone on the ‘L’ Wednesday, but this time, passengers stepped in and caught the suspect.

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the event introducing the new  iPhone 4s at the company's headquarters October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California.    The announcement marks the first time Cook introduces a new product since Apple co-founder Steve Jobs resigned in August.  October 4, 2011 in Cupertino, California.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Chicagoans Excited For New iPhone 4S

Apple unveiled the new iPhone 4S on Tuesday. A new feature means you can now talk to your phone and the phone will answer you. That voice activation feature isn’t all that’s new about the latest iPhone.

CBS Chicago–10/04/2011

Verizon iPhone

Police: Private School Teacher Caught Taking Upskirt Video

An art and shop teacher at the Francis W. Parker School in Lincoln Park was busted using his iPhone to take upskirt pictures of a woman at a street festival over the weekend, police said.

CBS Chicago–09/12/2011

An iPhone app used in California alerts CPR trainees of cardiac arrests in progress. (San Ramon Calif. Fire Dept.)

Chicago Could Be Next Market For CPR iPhone App

A new iPhone app may save your life someday. CBS2’s Mike Parker reports how the new technology, which is already working in California, may be headed for Chicago.

09/02/2011

The Apple iPhone

Good Samaritans Help Find iPhone Thief

Police and the victim are praising some Good Samaritans who got involved and helped find the thief who took a woman’s IPhone. It happened in the Lakeview neighborhood Wednesday night.

CBS 2–07/10/2011

Sally Katona-King (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Held In Woman’s Death At Fullerton ‘L’ Stop

Chicago police were hinting on Thursday that they might have solved the highly-publicized murder of a woman on a stairway at the Fullerton ‘L’ stop on the CTA Red Line four months ago.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2011

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