Weather Alert

Wind Chill Advisory

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect for protions of the  CBS2/FOX 28 viewing area. Temperatures this morning have dropped to as much as -15 to -22 with wind chills at -15 to -35.

Advertise with us!

Last Update on February 27, 2015 08:08 GMT


WASHINGTON (AP) -- For many people, having Internet access is about as important as access to telephone or electric service. And now, the federal government has taken steps to have access to broadband service regulated in a way similar to those other utilities. The Federal Communications Commission has decided that any company that provides a broadband connection to your home or phone must act in the "public interest." They are also barred from using unjust or unreasonable business practices. The new rules are aimed at preventing ISPs from striking deals with content providers like Netflix or Twitter to move their data faster. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler calls the decision "a red-letter day for Internet freedom."


FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- For people in northern Arizona, Wednesday's Internet outage was an inconvenience. But for the rest of us, it should serve as a wake-up call. The interruption of service gave us an idea at how dependent we have are on technology. The outage meant computers, cell phones and landlines went out. Also affected were ATMs, 911 systems -- and the ability of businesses to process credit card transactions. The problem was traced to vandals who cut a fiber-optic Internet cable buried in the desert. But it also raised questions about how vulnerable the Internet infrastructure is -- at a time when people are more reliant on it as never before. Police are investigating the vandalism.

Advertise with us!
Tonight on CBS2

4:00PM: Ellen
5:00PM: CBS2 News LIVE At Five
5:30PM: CBS Evening News
6:00PM: CBS2 News At Six
6:30PM: Entertainment Tonight
7:00PM: The Amazing Race 
8:00PM: Hawaii Five-O
9:00PM: Blue Bloods
10:00PM: CBS-2 News At Ten
10:35PM: David Letterman
11:37PM: The Late, Late Show
12:37AM: Paid Program
1:07AM: Extra
1:37AM: TMZ

Complete CBS2 Schedule