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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.

2 Investigators: Toxic-Smelling Windows Draw Attention Of Aldermen

It was a multi-million dollar project, but are sound-proof windows installed around Midway Airport making people sick?


2 Investigators: Chronic Offender Escapes Sex Conviction, Under Judge’s Ruling

Cornell McWilliams, who has been arrested dozens of times, attacked a woman outside a gas station late last year. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards talks with the victim.


2 Investigators: Lyons Man Forced To Become Rat Trapper

Joe Melone of Lyons has been using heavy-duty cage traps and pizza to snare the well-fed, destructive rats. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


2 Investigators: Soundproofed, With Smell Of ‘Burning Plastic’

The city of Chicago says they’ll replace the windows, but they want something in return from Southwest Side residents. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


2 Investigators: Inspectors Missed Major Condo Defects, Suit Says

With Chicago in the midst of a residential construction boom, this is a cautionary tale for anyone in the market to buy. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


2 Investigators: Mysterious Power Bill Spikes

Imagine seeing your personal electric bills go from $50 a month to well over $200, but you’re using the same amount of power. It’s happened to some Chicagoans.


2 Investigators: Gasoline Smell Persists After Tank Leak In Bridgeport

It began in December 2016 when a leak was discovered in an underground fuel storage tank at a gas station near 31st and Union.


2 Investigators: More Evidence Of A Bad Parking Meter Deal

Chicago’s controversial parking meter deal has cost the city and taxpayers $41 million so far – and counting.


2 Investigators: Cops Stockpiled Luxury Equipment

The feds said the village of Willow Springs misspent drug-asset forfeiture money. The new mayor agrees. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


2 Investigators: Rent-To-Own Nightmare

“Land contracts” are now coming under fire as being predatory toward low-income people. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


2 Investigators: Theft By ‘Business Email Compromise’

Overseas crooks convince U.S. businesses to wire money to them. How do they do it? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


2 Investigators: Credit ‘Repairer’ Is Convicted Felon

Michelle Marshall says she hired Desiree Hawkins-Davis to help improve her credit score. It didn’t happen. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


2 Investigators: Samsung Microwave Catches Fire

That happened to one Chicago area family. Is there a wider problem with this model? CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.


2 Investigators: Tax Attorneys Contribute Millions To Berrios Campaign Funds

It’s not illegal, but it’s unseemly, says one political observer. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports.


2 Investigators: Sweepstakes Scams Keep Trolling For Victims

The phone call comes. You’ve won $2.5 million. Would you fall for it? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman investigates.


2 Investigators: O’Hare Janitorial Cost Overruns

The 2012 city contract with United Maintenance was for $99.4 million, a payout that has since ballooned by nearly $8 million.


2 Investigators: Cal City Pol Accused Of Misusing Campaign Funds

Money to a future wife. Money to an ex-wife. Meals at Hooters. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports on Thaddeus Jones and the alleged irregularities.


Woman’s Water Service Restored After 2 Investigators Inquire About HUD-Assisted Rental

No water for cooking, doing dishes, showering — or even to use the toilet. This south suburban family turned to CBS 2’s Dave Savini for help.


2 Investigators: Chicago ‘Pedway’ Fraught With Obstacles For The Disabled

The Pedway, built with tax dollars and private money in 1989, is supposed to help pedestrians stay warm and dry while commuting through the city’s central business district.


2 Investigators: Cop In Portillo’s Attack Pistol-Whipped Driver In Different Incident

The off-duty Chicago police officer who beat a man in a River North restaurant while working security also jumped through a sunroof to pistol-whip a motorist. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.


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