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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.


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.


2 Investigators: Ambulance Shortage, Patients At Risk

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


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.


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”?


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.


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.


2 Investigators: Beware Online Auto Sales Ripoffs

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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