Spacewalking Astronauts Replace More Station BatteriesThe space station's outdated nickel-hydrogen batteries are being replaced with lithium-ion batteries, a lengthy process spanning years.
U.S. Seeks Ways To Recycle Lithium Batteries In Cars, PhonesOfficials say it's an attempt to catch up with China and other countries that manufacture and recycle the vast majority of lithium-ion batteries, including those shipped back from the U.S.
Thieves Hitting Utility Boxes Across ChicagoAt 100 pounds apiece, why would anyone take what's inside them? CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
Stanford Scientists Develop Batteries That Are Greener, Last Longer Than Today’s BatteriesScientists at Stanford University said they have developed a high-performance aluminum-ion battery that could replace the alkaline and lithium-ion batteries that are used to power devices today.
Experts: How Name-Brand And Store-Brand Batteries Stack UpCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez has tips that could save you a bundle this holiday.
Firefighters Remind Homeowners To Check Smoke DetectorsCal Ripken Jr., a calf, the Energizer Bunny and Chicago Fire Commissioner Jose Santiago teamed up on Michigan Avenue Monday in front of a mock-up of Ms. O’Leary's famous barn, to promote fire safety and battery sales, with the end of Daylight Saving Time approaching next month.
City: Most Batteries No Longer Need To Be Recycled SeparatelyHave you wondered what happened to all those battery recycling containers you used to see in libraries and other city buildings in Chicago?
Daylight Saving Time Also Means Time To Check Smoke AlarmsWhen you turn your clocks back for the end of daylight saving time on Sunday, you also should spend a few short minutes changing the batteries on your smoke alarms.
UPDATED: Northern Suburbs Hit With More Flooding, LossesThe storms Wednesday night and Thursday morning couldn’t have come at a worse time for residents of the northern suburbs.
Daylight Saving Time Ends Tonight, Time To 'Fall Back'Daylight saving time ends on Sunday, meaning you’ll need to turn your clocks back tonight.