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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.

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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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2 Investigators: State Police Lab May Need Two Years To Catch Up On Rape Kits

That infuriates rape victims, including one who agreed to talk with CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.

10/30/2015

This surveillance image shows Sgt. Brandin Fredrickson of  the Lynwood Police  Department throwing a suspect against a door. (Lynwood Police)

2 Investigators/BGA: Did Lynwood Police Department Try To Cover Up Alleged Brutality?

(CBS) — A Lynwood police sergeant has been fired for allegedly beating up a handcuffed man and the village has agreed to pay the victim half a million dollars to settle his lawsuit. It took […]

10/06/2015

This steel support is rusted through, beneath a Chicago underpass. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Steel Columns Supporting Bridges Riddled With Holes, Rust

Immediate action needs to be taken, an expert tells CBS 2’s Pam Zekman.

10/05/2015

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2 Investigators: Pensioners Fight Back When Fund Demands Overpayments Be Returned

More than 500 retirees were overpaid more than $5 million over 40 years because of mistakes admitted by the Sheet Metal Workers Local 73 pension fund. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman has this follow-up report.

10/02/2015

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2 Investigators: Man Claims Cops Used Racial Slurs In Two Run-Ins With Him

George Taylor previously told CBS 2 he was the victim of misconduct – an incident caught on dash-cam video. Now, there’s been another alleged run-in with officers – and another video. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.

09/28/2015

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2 Investigators: ‘Low T’ Lawsuit Challenges Safety Of Male Hormone-Boosters

(CBS) — Millions of men now take testosterone therapy to reduce fatigue, increase their sex drive and feel younger. But is the hormone harming them or helping them? The debate involving thousands of men is […]

09/24/2015

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2 Investigators: Cosmetic Butt Injections? Proceed With Caution

More than a dozen deaths have been reported across the country of women undergoing cosmetic injections to have a more curvaceous figure.

09/23/2015

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