Amazon to debut cashier-less store in downtown Seattle

SEATTLE — Amazon employees have been testing it, but is the public ready for a cashier-less store? More than a year after it introduced the concept, Amazon is opening its artificial intelligence-powered Amazon Go store in downtown Seattle on Monday. The store on the bottom floor of the company’s Seattle headquarters allows shoppers to scan their smartphone with the Amazon Go app at a turnstile, pick out the items they want and leave. By combining computer vision, machine learning algorithms and...

Palos Park police to conduct citizens survey

Police will be conducting a survey to gauge how safe residents feel in southwest suburban Palos Park. The Palos Park police department will mail out...

THE SELF-INSTALLED SMART HOME REPORT: Why current smart home device owners are appealing to tech companies

This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence,...

Officials warn of scammers impersonating AG’s office on social media

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan’s office is warning residents about scammers impersonating the office on social media. Officials have received...

Speaker Madigan taps trio, including Bustos, to change ‘culture of politics’

Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan on Saturday announced in a letter to Democratic committeemen that a group of three legislators, including...

Northwestern blows 27-point lead in upset bid vs. No. 2 Michigan State

Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit on Saturday to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning...