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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.

Chicago Hotel, Condo Has Flammable Siding Found In London Building Fire

The CBS 2 Investigators have discovered a Chicago building covered with the same type of flammable panels used on the London building destroyed in a deadly fire. 

10 hours ago

The Prime Mover Behind River East

2 Investigator Brad Edwards reached out to developer Dan McLean in hopes of talking about the materials used for River East.

11 hours ago

How Many More Chicago High-Rises Have Flammable Panels?

Now, the question – do other Chicago buildings have similar combustible materials?  Dave Savini reports, the city is investigating.

11 hours ago

2 Investigators: Parking Lot Dent-Repair Scams

If repairmen approach you in a parking lot and make you an offer that seems to good to be true, it is. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

11/16/2017

2 Investigators: Is White Suburb A Traffic Trap For Minorities?

Even though most of Evergreen Park’s residents are white, minorities account for a majority of traffic stops there. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

11/13/2017

2 Investigators: Ambulance Shortage, Patients At Risk

It was a typical afternoon in the city. The dispatcher on the radio pleading for ambulances.

11/10/2017

2 Investigators: State Shuts Down Illegal Auto Dealership

After the 2 Investigators got involved, the Illinois Secretary of State took a closer look at Tessone Motors in Lockport.

11/09/2017

2 Investigators: I’ve Been Hacked

Like a lot of consumers, Brad Edwards has had his personal information lifted off the conventional internet. But has that private data seeped onto the “Dark Web”?

11/07/2017

2 Investigators: Veteran’s Cancer May Be Tied To Marine Base

Marines battling cancer say they were kept in the dark about carcinogen-laced drinking water at Camp Lejeune. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

11/06/2017

2 Investigators: CTA Bus Drivers With Checkered Histories

CBS 2 reviewed 45 cases involving multiple drivers that cost taxpayers more than $50 million for 39 injuries and six fatalities.

11/02/2017

2 Investigators: Beware Online Auto Sales Ripoffs

Scammers may be lurking on digital marketplaces in an attempt to steal your money.

11/01/2017

2 Investigators: ‘False Image’ Helped Clear Cop In Shooting, Expert Says

A forensic video analyst says the FBI’s faulty enhancement of grainy dashcam video led to a wrong conclusion in the 2014 police-involved shooting death of Ronald Johnson.

10/31/2017

Student Civil Rights Violations Exposed In Wake Of Interrogated Teen’s Suicide

CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports on the tragic story of Corey Walgren.

10/30/2017

2 Investigators: Patients Being ‘Dumped’ At Homeless Shelters

A 57-year-old Multiple Sclerosis patient says two men in a white van drove her to Chicago’s Pacific Garden Mission and left her at the front gate, in the middle of the night.

10/27/2017

City Expected To Challenge $44.7M Verdict In Rogue Cop Case

During the appeal process, the city will be charged nearly a quarter million dollars a month in interest. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

10/27/2017

2 Investigators: The Real Costs Of Gun Violence

Shooting victim Cody Barden’s medical care has cost more than $3.2 million, including more than $90,000 in out-of-pocket expenses. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

10/24/2017

2 Investigators: Mover Accused Of Gouging Customers

Two women say a moving company demanded more money after their belongings had been loaded on a truck. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

10/18/2017

2 Investigators: The Search For Chicago’s Missing Children

The Cook County Sheriff Department’s Child Rescue Unit is the only one exclusively dedicated to finding missing minors. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

10/17/2017

Cop Takes The Fifth During Civil Trial

Officer Patrick Kelly, who is on paid leave, is accused of shooting his friend in the head — an incident he said was an attempted suicide. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been following the case.

10/17/2017

2 Investigators: Berrios Opponent Plagued By Fake Websites

Democrat Fritz Kaegi thinks an operative of the powerful Democrat is behind the identity-hijacking. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.

10/17/2017

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