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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.

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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.

07/11/2016

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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.

06/21/2016

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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.

06/13/2016

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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.

06/07/2016

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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.

06/06/2016

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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.

05/25/2016

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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.

05/24/2016

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2 Investigators: Gang Shootings Spill Onto Chicago Expressways

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

05/20/2016

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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.

05/19/2016

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2 Investigators: City Drops Ball On Homeowner’s Lead Test Result

Is there lead in your our drinking water? There’s good reason for concern.

05/18/2016

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2 Investigators: Backers Of Crowdfunded Cooler Left Out In Cold

Pam Zekman reports when a crowdfunding site is involved, it’s a classic case of buyer beware.

05/11/2016

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2 Investigators: Couple Pays $1,500 In Hopes Of Tapping $75,000 ‘Grant’

You know where this is going: There was no grant. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

05/06/2016

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2 Investigators: Pageant Organizer Accused Of Pocketing Charity Money

Derrick Lee collected money in the name of a children’s hospital. What happened to the proceeds? CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

05/05/2016

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2 Investigators: Chicago Firefighter Accused Of Profiting Off Of Fire Victims

He’s a Chicago firefighter and public servant, someone of trust. However questions are being raised about his side job for a company that does fire repairs.

05/04/2016

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2 Investigators: Hackers Using ‘Ransomware’ To Hold Computers Hostage

The 2 Investigators reveal it’s almost impossible to stop these modern-day cyber-pirates.

05/03/2016

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2 Investigators: Beware Puppy Sales Over The Internet

If you don’t see the dog with your own eyes, in person, it may not exist. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

05/02/2016

Catherine Brown, left, reviews dash cam video with CBS 2's Dave Savini. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Pastor Says Chicago Cops Beat Her During Road Rage Incident

Catherine Brown claims Chicago police officers rammed her car and roughed her up, endangering her children. CBS 2’s Dave Savini looks at dashcam video.

04/28/2016

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2 Investigators: Deaths Related To Powerful Drug Fentanyl On The Rise In DuPage County

It started as a painkiller for cancer patients. Now, it’s a street drug being manufactured in illegal pill labs by drug cartels and it is killing users.

04/27/2016

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2 Investigators: Family Of Philip Coleman Wants Culture Change In Chicago Police Department

It’s not the money the family of Philip Coleman wanted. What they wanted is a change in the behavior of police officers and they want the ones involved in his death to be prosecuted.

04/13/2016

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City Council Approves Settlement For Family Of Philip Coleman

Another multi-million-dollar payout for police misconduct approved by city council today, this time for the 2012 death of Philip Coleman.

04/13/2016

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