New Drone Owners Urged To Learn The Rules Of The AirThe Illinois Department of Transportation wants people who found brand new drones under the tree on Christmas morning to know that their new toys come with state and federal regulations that have to be followed.
IBM Wants To Make Coffee-Delivering Drones That Monitor You At WorkIBM has filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for their idea of a camera-equipped drone that hovers over you, watching your pupil dilation and facial expressions to judge if you need more coffee.
Drones Replace Fourth Of July Fireworks Amid Wildfire Fears In The WestWith massive wildfires burning out of control throughout the West, there is growing concern about the trouble that fireworks could cause on the Fourth of July.
New Ordinance Could Prohibit Private Drones From Flying Over Cook County PropertyA Cook County Board Committee has approved a measure prohibiting most private drones from flying over Cook County Jail and other County property.
Man Charged After Drone Hovers Outside High RiseA 52-year-old female “victim” observed the drone flying outside the 42nd floor of a condo tower in the 500 block of North Lake Shore Drive around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Chicago police say.
Public Safety Agencies Beginning To Use DronesA seven alarm fire in Gurnee and a police chase through a cornfield in Tinley Park last week had something in common.
Video Shows Off The Beauty Of Chicago's WintersSoak in the spring-like temperatures while you can, Chicago, winter will return.
Drones Used To Deliver Drugs To Prison YardsOf all the ways to use a drone.
Drones Pose New Contraband, Smuggling Challenge For PrisonsWily inmates and their associates on the outside are deploying drones to deliver drugs, cellphones, and other contraband to prison yards, leaving prison guards and correctional authorities trying to decide how to deal with the new technology.
FAA To Begin Requiring Registration Of DronesIf someone in your family finds a drone under the Christmas tree this year, they'll need to know about a new FAA requirement.
City Council Panel OKs Drone RestrictionsThe Aviation Committee hearing at City Hall could include a drone flying over the heads of aldermen and staffers as they discuss possible restrictions on recreational and hobby drone users.
State Sets Up Task Force To Recommend Drone Rules
FAA Calls For Nearly $2 Million Fine Against Drone Company SkyPanCBS 2’s Audrina Bigos has more on the unprecedented lawsuit.
Aldermen Propose Restrictions On Flying Drones In Chicago Two key aldermen proposed limits on the operations of drones in Chicago at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Board Delays Vote To Require Permits To Fly Drones In Chicago ParksEnthusiast Christopher Morrison spotted the agenda item and told the board a response so simplistic could do more harm than good, prompting some to fly drones over residential neighborhoods, through back yards or in other places that could be deemed inappropriate.