Typically, it’s difficult for authorities to catch operators of scams like this because they usually operate in foreign countries. In this case, they were operating in Aurora. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
With high school girls thinking about prom season, here’s a warning from the Better Business Bureau.
Blake Hannett, 15, was pronounced dead at his home in the 2700 block of Lake Park Drive in Lynwood at 8:39 p.m., according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.
Classes will resume Friday at Skokie’s McCracken Middle School, following a threat posted online that was investigated by police.
Thousands of bad websites are ripping off brides to be. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks to one victim.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker takes a look at the punishment you could face for returning to sender too many times.
It sounds simple enough: Contact a retailer and share the lower price you saw on a competitor’s website. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker puts the method to a test.
Google has agreed to pay Illinois, the District of Columbia, and 36 other states $17 million to settle allegations that the company skirted privacy settings on Apple Safari and allowed advertisers to gather information and track consumers’ Internet browsing habits.
A Berwyn man is facing harassment charges for allegedly posting naked photos of his ex online — and threatening to post more if she didn’t come back to him.
School officials say for five years some students have been taking those classes online. Parents, though, were surprised to learn of the program. CBS 2’s Mike Puccinelli reports.
Cook County Sheriff’s police credited a new online crime tips feature with helping solve the murder of a college student.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel said, by failing to pass expanded background checks for gun sales, Congress has let politics has get in the way of what should be elected officials’ first priority: protecting the public.
Two Wisconsin women who used a website to promote an “escort” service that was actually a front to prostitute a juvenile girl have been charged with human trafficking, according to police.
History buffs can have loads of fun surfing the Internet on a new online exhibit marking the 50th anniversary of the dedication of O’Hare International Airport.
The Illinois House has passed a measure to require online driver’s education courses for young people who don’t take such classes in high school.
CBS 2’s Mary kay Kleist reports on the downside of having too much information available on the Internet.
Last year, about 500,000 additional students began their online education. But some experts worry they’re missing something. CBS 2’s Ed Curran reports.
Chicago City Clerk Susana Mendoza wants more drivers to buy their city vehicle sticker online rather than by mail.
Customers flooded the Ravinia Web site to buy concert tickets on the first day of sales Thursday, and many are complaining that they had to wait online for hours.
Starting this Sunday, lottery players will be able to buy tickets online.