Pam Zekman and Dave Savini: Investigations that get results.
It’s a time for giving, but sadly it can also be a time for taking by criminals such as pickpockets, shoplifters, car thieves and muggers.
If promises of quick cash sound too good to be true, they probably are, authorities warn. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman talks with one victim.
Piles of evidence, critical to getting criminals off the street, sits at the Illinois State Police crime lab. Major delays in testing frustrate crime victims and means some dangerous offenders remain free. Dave Savini and the CBS 2 Investigators look into these delays in this original report.
The DEA says there’s a new and dangerous drug popping up all over the country and parents need to be on the look-out for it. The CBS 2 Investigators found while it’s banned in some states it’s being legally sold all over the Chicago area.
The U.S. Department of Environmental Protection found the testing methods it requires water utilities to use nationwide systematically misses high lead levels. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Cameras catching criminals in action, yet the offenders remain free. Home surveillance cameras record potentially great evidence, but police do not always use it. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini has this original report.
You see them from time to time on buses, trains, restaurants and even airplanes: Service dogs, who appear to be assisting their disabled owners. But, a disturbing new trend is raising questions about which dogs really deserve to have special access.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman looks at the salt content of a common brand of soup, which gets the endorsement of the American Heart Association.
Killers are getting away with their crimes, more often than you probably think. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini looks at how often Chicago Police solve murders and and how often killers remain at large.
Halloween is known for kids in costumes and scary decorations. But the 2 Investigators found some decorations that could actually be hazardous to your health. Pam Zekman reports on this Halloween scare.
Tougher pilot training standards, expected to be released next week, have fallen victim to the government shutdown. Those fighting for the now-delayed federal rules say the changes could make regional flights safer.
Walgreens has settled pricing lawsuits in California and Wisconsin and is facing a new lawsuit from the attorney general in Missouri for deceptive pricing practices.
Skyrocketing overdoses of a drug called Molly have law enforcement concerned. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates Molly also known as MDMA.
Zoo staff members are fixing or marking safety hazards that CBS 2 exposed with undercover cameras earlier this week. CBS 2′s Dave Savini reports.
A young mother of two nearly died after a day at Brookfield Zoo. She wants to warn others about what she believes is a danger there and she spoke with CBS 2′s Dave Savini in this original report.
A man smoking a cigarette catches on fire. What happens next has outraged his family. CBS 2′s Dave Savini has video of the incident.
Imagine being retired and told you owe tens of thousands of dollars in pension overpayments, plus interest, even though you did nothing wrong. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Conceal carry in Illinois will mean more people with guns who can protect themselves — but self defense laws have not yet changed.
A nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley saved thousands of dollars because one of his properties wrongly received an exemption. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Questions tonight about two Chicago Public School safe passage routes and whether children are being put in harm’s way. CBS 2′s Dave Savini investigates routes having children walk right by shelters with sex offenders.