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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.

An Israeli stands guard with an Uzi sub-machine gun as a bulldozer cuts the path of Israel's separation fence July 1, 2004 in the West Bank village of Az-Zawiya. Construction of the controversial barrier continues on Palestinian lands despite a ruling by Israel's High Court of Justice a day earlier that the Jewish state must minimize hardship to Palestinians when building the fence. (David Silverman/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Machine Gun, Handgun Missing From Suburban Police Department

The shooting range that stored the Uzi machine gun and GLOCK hand gun was once controlled by a troubled Elmwood Park cop. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.



2 Investigators: Fake Power Company Extorts Business

A Chicago restaurant received an alarming demand: Pay $1,300 immediately or have the power shut off. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


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2 Investigators: Patient, 77, Waits — And Waits — For Her Medical Marijuana Card

Do Illinois patients have too many hoops to jump through? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.



2 Investigators: Top Political Campaign Funds Spending Cash On Cubs Tickets

Political committees led by Illinois politicians have spent more than $1 million on Chicago Cubs tickets in the last five years, CBS 2 Investigators have found.


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2 Investigators: Private Coaches Dodge A Fortune In Gym Fees At Chicago Public Schools

The losers: Chicago taxpayers. That’s according to an inspector general’s report. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has this follow-up.


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IPRA Calls For Cop Suspensions After Deadly Tasing In Jail Cell

The Independent Police Review Authority is recommending that six Chicago police officers be suspended for their role in the 2012 Taser-related death of Philip Coleman.


Inside the "Whiskey Janes" bar in Antioch a surveillance camera captured Richard Brandes attacking Amelia DeLoach

2 Investigators: Abuse Victim Describes Being ‘Scared For Her Life’

He’s in jail now, but the woman he beat up and abused is racked with questions, like why didn’t she get help sooner? She turned to 2 Investigator Pam Zekman to share her story.


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2 Investigators: Tower Developers Donate Thousands To Emanuel’s Campaign Fund

Developers of the Vista Tower project are busy writing checks. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


Shirley Hardy, left, and her daughter Terri Keating survey the overgrown property next door. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Resident Calls City About Overgrown Property — For Three Years

The trees and bushes kept on growing. Shirley Hardy then called CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.


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2 Investigators: Fire Training Tower Riddled With Problems

A new training tower for firefighters, paid for with $1 million in taxpayer money, is riddled with problems, CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found.



2 Investigators: Dolton Public Building Used For Racy Pool Party

A taxpayer-owned fitness center is not the place you’d expect to find a risqué pool party, complete with an advertised cash bar and exotic dancing. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


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Thousands Of Parking Tickets Issued Incorrectly In Chicago

Nearly 3,300 parking tickets have been dismissed in the city over the past two years because they were incorrectly issued.



2 Investigators: Police Chase Speeder, Who Plows Into Innocent Motorists

Jose Izaguirre fights through permanent injuries to work in his Cicero barber shop. His pain is the result of a 2012 high-speed police chase.


Morsi Murphy, foreground, walks away from CBS 2's Dave Savini. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Among Several Complaints, Officer Wrongly Accused Teens Of Armed Robbery

Three teenagers buying potato chips were wrongly accused of armed robbery by an off-duty Chicago police officer with past complaints against her.


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2 Investigators: Officer Shot Suspect In Back Of Head, Casting Doubt On Cop’s Story

The family of Eugene McSwain has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit, seeking answers. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


Morsi Murphy, foreground, walks away from CBS 2's Dave Savini. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Complaints Pile Up Against Chicago Cop Who Pepper-Sprayed Pastor

Officer Morsi Murphy called in a bogus robbery report and once arrested a woman for picking up legal prescription drugs from Walgreens. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


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In Chicago Homes, More Concerns About Lead Levels In Water

A CBS 2 investigation last week revealed a family had high lead levels in their water and the city didn’t tell them about it for months.


A graphic chart shows the increase in shootings on Chicago interstates in recent years. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Gang Shootings Spill Onto Chicago Expressways

What’s driving the frightening rise in interstate shootings? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


This Dyson hand dryer has a potential problem in building up harmful bacteria. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Some Hand Dryers Harbor Dirty Secret

Hand dryers in public washrooms should be a clean way to dry your hands, but are some harboring potentially dangerous bacteria? CBS 2’s Dave Savini tested filthy-looking hand dryers.


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