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.
The Illinois Lottery is racing headlong into the Internet age.
The City of Naperville has unveiled an innovative new way for motorists to get their road conditions during the winter.
The City of Chicago has rolled out a new Web site with thousands of restaurant inspection results online.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a new law that will allow patients to once again go online and look up information on their doctors.
In a world in which you can cheaply video-chat with your grandchildren, the Illinois judicial system is farther behind these cyber-times than you may think.
Metra wants to hear from you on the possibility of fare hikes and service cuts, and it doesn’t matter if you ride Metra daily or never come within miles of a commuter train.
If you got hit with a ticket on the tollway, but swear you paid it, someone will now listen to your beef online.