Security

A surveillance camera at a CTA train station. (Credit: CBS)

CTA Critic: Cameras Aren’t Preventing Violent Crime On Trains

(CBS) — When the doors of a CTA train close, how safe are you? In just over two weeks, two women have been attacked, one brutally. Both suspects were caught, but what’s being done to […]

05/11/2015

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Police Step Up Patrols At Glenbard East H.S. After Unsubstantiated Threats

Police in west suburban Lombard were taking no chances, sending extra officers to Glenbard East High School, after rumors of some type of violence.

05/01/2015

Police investigate after two men were shot to death outside Dolphin nightclub on Monday. (Credit: Ashlee Rezin for Sun-Times Media)

Lawsuit Blames Dolphin Nightclub, City For Fatal Shooting In Bucktown

A wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Deonta Jackson alleges Dolphin nightclub owner Sam Menetti failed to properly train his security employees and failed to properly control crowds, and city officials ignored repeated requests to close the nightclub despite knowing of security problems.

04/21/2015

Authorities respond to reports of shots fired at Chicago Ridge Mall. (CBS)

Chicago Ridge Mall Begins ID Checks For Teens On Friday, Saturday Evenings

The new policy follows a December disturbance at the shopping center.

02/06/2015

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Navy Pier Boosts Security After Friday Night Brawl

Police and witnesses have said anywhere from 30 to 100 brawling youths stormed through the pier’s Winter WonderFest, which is billed as a family-friendly event.

12/30/2014

A budtender handles marijuana at Perennial Holistic Wellness Center, a not-for-profit medical marijuana dispensary in operation since 2006, on September 7, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Aldermen Back Mandate For 24-Hour Security For Medical Marijuana Businesses

The City Council Zoning Committee easily approved a measure that would require all medical marijuana dispensaries and cultivation centers to hire around-the-clock security guards.

11/14/2014

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Experts: How Smart-Phone Apps Collect Your Personal Information

CBS 2’s Mai Martinez has an eye-opening look at the dangers lurking in apps.

11/10/2014

Tax-Related Identity Theft: The Importance Of Protecting Your Social Security Number

With your social security number, criminals can open accounts in your name, potentially leaving you stuck with fraudulent charges.

09/08/2014

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Data Breaches: Expert Tips For Protecting Small Businesses

A data breach can be devastating to a small business. Protect yourself, so security issues don’t take your company under.

09/05/2014

Get Protected: America’s Top Identity-Theft Scams

Each year, millions of Americans get lured by promises of prizes and unbeatable bargains only to get swindled into some of the county’s top identity-theft scams.

08/28/2014

Top Tips For Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft can leave you with financial difficulties, mounds of paperwork and even fraudulent criminal charges. Protect your data to reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

08/28/2014

Child Identity Theft: Warning Signs Your Child’s Identity Is Being Used

Identity theft is terrible, no matter whom it happens to, but it seems even more offensive when it’s carried out against a child. Keep watch for these signs that your child has been the victim of identity theft.

08/28/2014

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The Rise Of Identity Theft: Reports From The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Trade Commission reports that the occurrence rate for identity theft incidents is high, and it doesn’t look like that trend will change anytime soon.

08/28/2014

How To Repair Your Credit After Identify Theft

Many Americans like to believe that identity theft won’t happen to them, but the staggering statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics prove otherwise.

08/28/2014

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Bears Remind Fans Of Soldier Field Bag Restrictions

If you’re planning to go to Soldier Field for the Bears’ second preseason game Thursday night, the Bears want you to remember new security rules that took effect last year, WBBM Newsradio’s Regine Schlesinger reports.

08/14/2014

One of Chicago's most festive occasions, the Chicago Pride Parade, happened on Sunday, June 24th. With a record-breaking 850,000 people, it was a blast! Check out these photos from B96. (credit: B96 Chicago)

Pride Parade Drawing More Spectators — And More Cops

City planners are trying to keep things from getting out of control, CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

06/27/2014

A Canadian National freight train idles on Wisconsin Central railroad tracks near Rosemont, Illinois. (File photo by Tim Boyle/Newsmakers)

Plainfield Trustee Angry Running Freight Train Left Unattended

A Plainfield trustee was blowing the whistle on a railroad practice in his village that he believes is unsafe.

05/07/2014

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Group: Walgreens Pharmacies Are Compromising Security Of Patient Information

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with Change to Win, which has says some Illinois customers may have been victims.

03/20/2014

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Security Tight In Super Bowl Run-Up

Threats in Russia have New York-New Jersey security heightened for the Super Bowl.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2014

The air traffic control tower is seen behind the departures level of Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport. (Photo credit: Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images)

City Fighting TSA Plan To Shift Security Responsibility For Exit Lanes

The Transportation Security Administration plans to stop paying for the security officers who staff exits from secured areas at O’Hare and Midway airports next year.

10/30/2013

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