Pam Zekman and Dave Savini: Investigations that get results.
(CBS) — Thousands of Social Security beneficiaries have become victims of identity thieves who have hacked into their accounts and stolen millions of dollars in desperately needed benefits. 69-year-old Carole Folkes is one of them. [...]
CBS 2’s Dave Savini warns people about the latest drug trend, which has been described as the free-basing of marijuana.
You’ll be surprised what 2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association discovered.
CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been investigating and talking to one frustrated bike rider after another who are taking to the internet to find help.
There have been a string of fatal truck accidents in the Chicago area caused by drivers who were charged with falsifying their driving logs and were apparently too tired to drive safely.
Federal rules limit truckers from driving more than 11 of the 14 consecutive hours they work. They have to take a ten hour break before driving again.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman helps Cook County authorities set up some fake-ticket makers.
There’s a huge backlog of thousands of requests for city trees to be trimmed or removed–often because residents believe they are damaged or dead and could be dangerous.
The postal system is in financial trouble but the CBS 2 Investigators uncovered a boss at the federal agency who is anywhere but at work in the middle of his government day.
Explosive target material being sold at local stores could cause injuries and death. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
A Chicago Police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insurance fraud by staging an accident and soliciting payoffs from a towing company in exchange for steering it accident business.
Your home is damaged by a bad storm. After the storm contractors may show up at your door soliciting you to sign up with them to fix the damage. But watch out for some of the tricks of the trade homeowners have learned the hard way.
The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
It took two years for the Assessor Joseph Berrios to get new laws he needed for this action — an effort that began after a 2 Investigators report in 2011 on one of the biggest violators. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Kenneth Dunn, was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, unsafe equipment and spilling a load of paper across the highway.
Most people would agree that a child’s education is priceless, but how much is too much to pay school superintendents?
They’re known as International Driver’s Licenses — and they’re completely invalid. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
A call to Chicago police for help with a mentally ill man led to an arrest, a TASER being repeatedly deployed and an outraged family. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Young children are being sent to unfamiliar neighborhoods sell candy door-to-door in the name of charity. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been investigating these operations and found, in some cases, criminals claim to have charities and use children to peddle their goods.
As 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, you need to be careful before you sign on with a company to replace your area utility.