(CBS) — Thousands of Social Security beneficiaries have become victims of identity thieves who have hacked into their accounts and stolen millions of dollars in desperately needed benefits. 69-year-old Carole Folkes is one of them. […]
CBS 2’s Dave Savini warns people about the latest drug trend, which has been described as the free-basing of marijuana.
You’ll be surprised what 2 Investigator Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association discovered.
CBS 2’s Dave Savini has been investigating and talking to one frustrated bike rider after another who are taking to the internet to find help.
Explosive target material being sold at local stores could cause injuries and death. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
A Chicago Police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insurance fraud by staging an accident and soliciting payoffs from a towing company in exchange for steering it accident business.
Your home is damaged by a bad storm. After the storm contractors may show up at your door soliciting you to sign up with them to fix the damage. But watch out for some of the tricks of the trade homeowners have learned the hard way.
The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
It took two years for the Assessor Joseph Berrios to get new laws he needed for this action — an effort that began after a 2 Investigators report in 2011 on one of the biggest violators. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Kenneth Dunn, was ticketed for failure to reduce speed to avoid a crash, unsafe equipment and spilling a load of paper across the highway.
Most people would agree that a child’s education is priceless, but how much is too much to pay school superintendents?
A call to Chicago police for help with a mentally ill man led to an arrest, a TASER being repeatedly deployed and an outraged family. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
As 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, you need to be careful before you sign on with a company to replace your area utility.
The issue is fatigued driving: truckers who violate federal regulations that limit the hours they can stay on the road without a break. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
CBS 2’s Dave Savini launched an investigation to find out what passengers are being exposed to.
Following a 2 Investigators and Better Government Association report about a shortage of ambulances, big changes are coming.
Every month, as many as 800 people are incorrectly listed as deceased by the Social Security Administration. It’s a problem the 2-Investigators first highlighted earlier this year and now Pam Zekman finds other victims of this bureaucratic mistake, who were devastated by the aftermath of the gaffe.
A CBS 2 and Better Government Association investigation is getting results as alderman are calling for an investigation and hearings into potentially life threatening ambulance shortages in the city of Chicago.
Baking with poppy seeds and using the pods in flower arrangements are both common but few people know that growing a certain kind of poppy plant or possessing them is illegal in the United States. CBS 2-Investigators talked to a West Chicago man who found out the hard way.
The CBS 2 Investigators and the Better Government Association have been warning about an apparent shortage of Chicago ambulances and paramedics. The result, dangerous delays for patients needing emergency care.