Downtown »

Drones Face Airport Ban, Insurance Requirements, 12-Hour Curfew

Under the ban, drones also would be limited to flying no more than 400 feet off the ground.

Downtown »

Cellphone Cases Shaped Like Guns Banned by City Council

The City Council called on the Police Department to explain a backlog in processing rape evidence kits.

Downtown »

Get Caught With a Cellphone Case Shaped Like a Gun, Pay $750 Under Proposal

Ald. Edward Burke said they're not "trendy or cool," but "easily mistaken for a real firearm."

Wicker Park »

New WiFi Hotspots Along '606' Available for Bloomingdale Trail Users

Two sessions per month are free with more available at an additional cost.

Downtown »

Meet Neighborhood Square, Our New Social Network and Commenting Platform

Get to know our new social network and find out how it can work for you.

Englewood »

Spotify Map Shows Chicago's Distinctive Musical Taste: Homegrown Rap is Big

Homegrown rap acts like King Louie and Lil Durk dominate Spotify's Chicago playlist.

Downtown »

Chicago Moves To Ban Gun-Shaped Cellphone Cases

A police union spokesman said the cellphone cases could lead to a deadly encounter.

Wicker Park »

Shred Papers, Recycle Old Laptops in Pritzker School Parking Lot Saturday

Residents can get up to three bags or boxes of paper destroyed for free from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Lakeview »

Lakeview Students Visualize Tech-Smart Way To Improve Braille Literacy

The BZAEDS students won a citywide technology competition designed to solve community problems.

Hyde Park »

U. of C. To Launch its First Engineering Degree for Undergrads Ever

The University of Chicago will offer a molecular engineering program to undergrads staring in the fall.

Hyde Park »

Here's How You Can Take a U. of C. Law School Class for Free

The Law School will start its first free online course on July 13 on the tech industry.

Downtown »

Listen to Tuesday's Top DNAinfo Radio Stories

DNAinfo Radio offers the story behind the story, told by the reporters in Chicago's neighborhoods. 

Mt. Greenwood »

Local Video Store's Secret to Outlasting Blockbuster: 'Thank God For Porn'

Two Southwest Side video stores outliving the big chains by diversifying.

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