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Pam Zekman and Dave Savini: 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 or Pam Zekman directly.

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.

02/12/2016

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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.

02/11/2016

This is all that's left of Dana Drew's three dogs. (CBS)

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.

02/04/2016

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.

01/22/2016

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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?

01/19/2016

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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.

01/18/2016

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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.

01/15/2016

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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.

01/05/2016

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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.

12/15/2015

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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.

12/11/2015

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

Initially cleared, officers are now back under investigation.

12/08/2015

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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.

12/07/2015

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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.

11/23/2015

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.

11/17/2015

One of the rusty, potential dangerous light poles around the city of Chicago. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Rusty Light Poles A Danger Across Chicago

CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini found them all over the city. When he started complaining, the city started making repairs.

11/16/2015

Earl Everson got an infection after receiving a pedicure at an Elgin salon, he says. (Earl Everson)

2 Investigators: Rogue Nail Salons Injuring Customers

Of 100 nail salons CBS 2 checked out, 54 of them did not have state licenses. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

11/12/2015

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2 Investigators: Dangerous Driving By Jimmy John’s “Freaky Fast” Delivery Drivers

CBS 2’s Dave Savini hit the road and followed drivers, catching speeding and other infractions.

11/10/2015

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2 Investigators: More Health Concerns About Energy Drinks

(CBS) — His heart started racing after he drank a few energy drinks. He thought he was having a heart attack. Other incidents have been reported to the FDA.  Are energy drinks dangerous for some […]

11/09/2015

Evelyn Borst

2 Investigators: Indiana Mother Lies About Cancer, Solicits Donations

Evelyn Boarst won’t say why. Friends are stunned about the cash-raising hoax. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.

11/05/2015

A Whitney Young senior talks to CBS 2's Dave Savini about allegations surrounding athletics. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Student Athletes Say They’re Benched Or Cut If They Don’t ‘Pay To Play’

Pay fees at a private athletic club or get benched at public schools. That’s the scenario some Chicago student athletes say they are facing. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.

11/02/2015

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