Anthony Kuber, 31, was shot as robbers tried to take his iPhone. (CBS)

Man Shot Five Times During iPhone Robbery

Anthony Kuber was just trying to surrender to robbers, but he took five gunshots instead.


iPhone 4 - 2010

Guardian Angels Recover Stolen Phone Using Tracking App

The Guardian Angels are on the Red Line this morning — warning commuters to keep a close eye on their smart phones.


Delshun and Dion Rutledge. (Credit: Chicago Police Department)

Victim Tracks Smart Phone; Officers Arrest Robber Armed With Gun

Chicago Police have arrested and charged an armed robbery suspect and an accomplice who held an 18-year-old man at gunpoint while taking his smart phone, cash, and wallet on Friday.


New Apple Maps Misses Mark In Chicago

Apple’s new map application has been getting widespread bad reviews, and it misses the mark on some key spots in Chicago.


iPhone 5

Long-Awaited iPhone 5 Officially Goes On Sale

The long-awaited iPhone 5 officially goes on sale Friday, and retailers are hoping they’ll have enough in stock to meet the demand.

CBS Chicago–09/21/2012

Choose Chicago App

Chicago Tourism App Unveiled For iPhone, Android

If you’re looking for something to do or somewhere special to stay in our fair city, it just so happens that there’s an app for that.

WBBM Newsradio–08/16/2012

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.


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.


(credit: Dinner Spinner)

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.


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.


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.


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.