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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: Inmates Eating Pieces Of Jail, Costing Taxpayers Millions

One Cook County prisoner has had 20 surgeries. Why are he and others purposefully ingesting the items? CBS 2’s Dave Savini talks with Sheriff Tom Dart.


Michael LaPorta, left, talks with CBS 2's Dave Savini. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Police Reopen Investigation Into Shooting At Cop’s Home

After six years of speech and physical therapy, shooting victim Michael LaPorta is ready to talk with police. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


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2 Investigators: Does Chicago Tap Water Have A Lead Problem?

Federal officials say testing standards are about to be strengthened. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


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2 Investigators: Pharmacy Workers Selling Prescription Drugs On The Street

More than 40 people a day die from prescription drug overdoses and now officials say a growing source of the drugs they abuse are pharmacy workers who have access to all kinds of drugs.


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2 investigators: Smokers Get Burned From Exploding E-Cigarettes

2-Investigator Pam Zekman looks into this troubling trend.


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2 Investigators: How The CPS Pensions Turned Into A Budget Mess

CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman traced the origin of those pensions back to mistakes in negotiations decades ago in this Original Report.


Sgt. William Meador, left, declines comment when approached by CBS 2's Dave Savini. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cop In Jail Video Had Prior Record

CBS 2’s Dave Savini tries to talk with some of the police officials who were there when Philip Coleman was stunned repeatedly and dragged in a lockup.


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2 Investigators: Con Artists Trick Grandma Into Buying $10,000 In iTunes Cards

A caller told 79-year-old Pauline Hunt her grandson was in jail and needed bail money. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports on a new twist to an old scam.


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2 Investigators: Indiana Man Gets Pass After Shooting, Burning Three Dogs

Police officials in DeMotte, Ind. say their hands are tied, even though a resident admits to shooting and burning a neighbor’s dogs. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Richard Skibicki recovers from bullet wounds. (photo courtesy Lance Northcutt)

2 Investigators: Chicago Cop Shoots Teen During Curfew Confrontation

Chicago police claim the teen swung a board. Richard Skibicki disagrees and tells his story to CBS 2’s Dave Savini.


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2 Investigators/BGA: Lying Chicago Cop Now On Radar Of Interim Supt.

Chicago’s top cop is now reacting to a story that 2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association broke last night. Why is a cop still on the job after she admitted lying under oath in a criminal case?


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2 Investigators: Chicago Cop Lied, Stays On The Job

Why did Cook County prosecutors decline to pursue a perjury case against Officer Allyson Bogdalek? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


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2 Investigators: Patient Was Flooded With Painkillers Before His Death

William Bauer was prescribed Hydrocodone — generic for Vicodin — for back pain and several other drugs for chronic lung problems.


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2 Investigators: CHA Collecting Millions In Tax Dollars For Mostly Vacant Housing Complex

CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates the city’s handling of your money.


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2 Investigators/BGA: State’s Attorney Has Had Video Evidence In Lynwood Police Brutality Case For Two Years

Another case of alleged police misconduct caught on video is turning up the heat on embattled Cook County State’s Attorney Anita Alvarez.


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Detainee In Fox Lake Police Beating Video Says He Was Pressured To Sign Settlement With Village

The man in surveillance video released by Fox Lake officials Friday talks with CBS 2’s Dave Savini.


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Chicago Reopens Probe Into Cops’ Use Of Taser In Jail Cell

Initially cleared, officers are now back under investigation.


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Chicago Police Superintendent: Treatment Of Detainee Who Died In 2012 Is Under Investigation

Police claimed Philip Coleman was acting combative behind bars before they used a TASER. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


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2 Investigators: Feds Pump Millions Into Building Where Boy Fell From Sixth-Floor Window

The privately owned Parkway Gardens has been hit with several city building code violations, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


Dr. Charles DeHaan.

2 Investigators: Patients Accuse Doctor Of Sexual Abuse

CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates years of complaints against Dr. Charles Dehaan and why no one stopped him sooner.


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