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Pam Zekman and Dave Savini: Investigations that get results.

Check out our recent 2 Investigators stories below. Do you have an idea or investigative tip for one of our 2 Investigators reports? Please email Dave Savini or Pam Zekman directly.

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2 Investigators: Feds Pump Millions Into Building Where Boy Fell From Sixth-Floor Window

The privately owned Parkway Gardens has been hit with several city building code violations, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Dr. Charles DeHaan.

2 Investigators: Patients Accuse Doctor Of Sexual Abuse

CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates years of complaints against Dr. Charles Dehaan and why no one stopped him sooner.


One of the rusty, potential dangerous light poles around the city of Chicago. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Rusty Light Poles A Danger Across Chicago

CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini found them all over the city. When he started complaining, the city started making repairs.


Earl Everson got an infection after receiving a pedicure at an Elgin salon, he says. (Earl Everson)

2 Investigators: Rogue Nail Salons Injuring Customers

Of 100 nail salons CBS 2 checked out, 54 of them did not have state licenses. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


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2 Investigators: Dangerous Driving By Jimmy John’s “Freaky Fast” Delivery Drivers

CBS 2’s Dave Savini hit the road and followed drivers, catching speeding and other infractions.


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2 Investigators: More Health Concerns About Energy Drinks

(CBS) — His heart started racing after he drank a few energy drinks. He thought he was having a heart attack. Other incidents have been reported to the FDA.  Are energy drinks dangerous for some […]


Evelyn Borst

2 Investigators: Indiana Mother Lies About Cancer, Solicits Donations

Evelyn Boarst won’t say why. Friends are stunned about the cash-raising hoax. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


A Whitney Young senior talks to CBS 2's Dave Savini about allegations surrounding athletics. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Student Athletes Say They’re Benched Or Cut If They Don’t ‘Pay To Play’

Pay fees at a private athletic club or get benched at public schools. That’s the scenario some Chicago student athletes say they are facing. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.


An Illinois State Police Crime Lab technician. (CBS)

2 Investigators: State Police Lab May Need Two Years To Catch Up On Rape Kits

That infuriates rape victims, including one who agreed to talk with CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.


This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandin Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

2 Investigators/BGA: Did Lynwood Police Department Try To Cover Up Alleged Brutality?

(CBS) — A Lynwood police sergeant has been fired for allegedly beating up a handcuffed man and the village has agreed to pay the victim half a million dollars to settle his lawsuit. It took […]


This steel support is rusted through, beneath a Chicago underpass. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Steel Columns Supporting Bridges Riddled With Holes, Rust

Immediate action needs to be taken, an expert tells CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.


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2 Investigators: Pensioners Fight Back When Fund Demands Overpayments Be Returned

More than 500 retirees were overpaid more than $5 million over 40 years because of mistakes admitted by the Sheet Metal Workers Local 73 pension fund. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman has this follow-up report.


George Taylor (CBS)

2 Investigators: Man Claims Cops Used Racial Slurs In Two Run-Ins With Him

George Taylor previously told CBS 2 he was the victim of misconduct – an incident caught on dash-cam video. Now, there’s been another alleged run-in with officers – and another video. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.


Robert Knapik (CBS)

2 Investigators: ‘Low T’ Lawsuit Challenges Safety Of Male Hormone-Boosters

(CBS) — Millions of men now take testosterone therapy to reduce fatigue, increase their sex drive and feel younger. But is the hormone harming them or helping them? The debate involving thousands of men is […]


Butt Injections

2 Investigators: Cosmetic Butt Injections? Proceed With Caution

More than a dozen deaths have been reported across the country of women undergoing cosmetic injections to have a more curvaceous figure.


Broken glass from a shower door. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Boy, 9, Injured After Glass Shower Door Shatters

A routine evening shower ended with an emergency room visit for a nine-year-old boy. His glass shower door just suddenly shattered, like hundreds, possibly thousands of others that have shattered without warning.


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2 Investigators: Strippers Cavort At Public Golf Course

Gophers aren’t a problem, but adult entertainers may be, at west suburban golf course partly supported with tax dollars. CBS 2’s Dave Savini talks with residents who are upset.


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2 Investigators: Culture Of Athlete Abuse At U Of I May Be Wider Than Just Football

Simon Cvijanovic’s allegations led to an independent investigation of the Illini program, and ultimately head football coach Tim Beckman was fired.

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A warning about hackers targeting real estate transactions. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Cyber Criminals Targeting Real Estate Transactions

This cyber-crime has gotten so big the National Association of Realtors has issued a fraud alert about it.


Illegal dumping on the DuPage River in Plainfield. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Taxpayers May Be On The Hook For Farmer’s Mess

The man believed to be behind the illegal dumping and pollution along the DuPage River died in a traffic accident. Now who pays? CBS 2’s Dave Savini has this follow-up report.


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