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Pam Zekman, Dave Savini and Brad Edwards: 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, Pam Zekman or Brad Edwards directly.

2 Investigators: More Concerns About Crumb Rubber Soccer Field

Now, Niles Mayor Andrew Przybylo is calling on the park district to remove the potentially harmful surface from an indoor soccer field.


2 Investigators: Mom Gets Revenge On Drug Ring

Karen Dobner’s son was in a fatal crash after ingesting a form of synthetic marijuana he bought at a shopping mall. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has this follow-up.


2 Investigators: Widow Waits Months On Social Security Benefits

Darlene Groth says her husband told her before he died that she wouldn’t have to worry about money. He was wrong.


2 Investigators: Lower Wacker’s ‘Drifting’ And Street-Racing Problem

Who will curb the speed demons and joy-riders? CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on efforts to crack down.


2 Investigators: Potential Doomsday If GPS Satellites Are Disabled

Interference with GPS satellites could take out 9-1-1 systems, make ATM machines useless, ground airplanes and disrupt the electrical grid.


2 Investigators: Tow Truck Drivers Follow Accident Victim To Hospital

In Chicago, tales of aggressive tow truck drivers and billing abuses are well known. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman heard a story so incredible she had to check it out.


2 Investigators: Cook County’s Lawsuit Problem

County government has spent more than $186 million to settle or satisfy 2,100 lawsuits since 2012. Payouts are expected to soar in coming years. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


2 Investigators: The Unsolved 1956 Murder Of The Grimes Sisters

2 Investigator Brad Edwards recently caught up with some people who haven’t lost hope that the killer will be found.  


2 Investigators: ‘Free Trial’ Fraud

Scammers are taking consumers for millions of dollars a year with a simple strategy. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


2 Investigators: Tire Bits In Soccer Turf Concern Parents

Crumb rubber made from recycled tires contains potentially cancer-causing materials. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


2 Investigators: Where Light Poles May Fall Next

Falling light poles have injured people and damaged property in Chicago. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Charity Adviser Hit With Fraud Charges

Althea Taylor allegedly collected thousands of dollars to help aspiring businesses and charities get government approvals but failed to do the work.


First Tests May Put Cracks In ‘Toxic Windows’ Theory Around Airports

Environmental engineers say a sampling of windows don’t trigger any potential “health effects.” CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


2 Investigators: Western Union Offers Refunds To Scam Victims

A settlement deal Western Union made with the feds could put some money back in your pocket, if you were a victim.


2 Investigators: Wedding Planner Leaves Couple High And Dry

Sean and Lauren Burnetter almost had to cancel their wedding because they say the person they paid to plan the event took off with their money nine days before the big day.


2 Investigators: Sex Harassment Settlement Unravels

A deal is a deal. Until it’s not. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards investigates complaints against a former police official in St. John, Ind.


Freezing Battery Victim Waits 27 Minutes For Chicago Ambulance

Help is on the way, the Emanuel Administration insists following several reports about excessive waiting times for ambulances. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman has this follow-up report.


2 Investigators: Nursing Patient’s Last Days Included STD

Bedridden Letasha Mims was not able to consent to sex, her mother says. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Cops Out In Force This Holiday Weekend

The terror attacks in Europe appear to have influenced security plans for New Year’s Eve in Chicago. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Mayor Must Intervene In Ambulance Shortage, Inspector General Says

For years, the 2 Investigators have been reporting on excessive Chicago ambulance response times that can endanger people with medical emergencies.


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