A Chicago police officer has been indicted on federal charges, accused of using excessive force when he allegedly punched a man during an arrest in 2012, and kicked him while he was handcuffed and lying on the floor face-down.
The busy season for home burglaries is now. While people ship presents and travel for the holidays, burglaries spike.
Chicago police were serving a search warrant at Rendered Services Inc., 3611 S. Iron, and collecting records, cameras and tow trucks.
An online-gaming friendship turned into a real life obsession and murder. A local woman was stalked and killed by a Canadian man and his stunning confession was obtained by our CBS 2 Investigators.
A former Republican committee woman tells 2 Investigator Pam Zekman that she was removed for objecting to the tactic.
Video showing a 13-year-old being beaten on his way to school has surfaced and the boy’s outraged parents say school officials put him in danger. CBS 2’s Dave Savini has their story in this Original Report.
CBS 2 has obtained some new details today from Darren Vann’s official military personnel file, from 1991 until his departure 19 months later.
Alleged serial killer Darren Vann used an online classified advertising service to lure at least one of his victims to her death, according to police.
Were there warning signs that Darren Vann would kill a series of female victims? CBS 2’s Pam Zekman looks at his long criminal history.
Hospitals supported by taxpayers have paid out more than $180 million in Illinois for wrongful death cases — deaths that could have been prevented.
A pack of cigarettes in Chicago can cost as much as $15 and with the soaring price the trafficking of contraband cigarettes is way up as well.
Criminal action or natural disaster, there are warnings that both pose impending threats to our electrical grid. In this Original Report, CBS 2’s Dave Savini looks at the security of our power system. Whether the electric grid gets hacked by cyber criminals, physically attacked at a power plant or Mother Nature strikes — all could be devastating to the system.
A Chicago woman was billed for psychiatric services she purportedly received at Stroger Hospital. CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigates.
Did Michael LaPorta Jr. try to commit suicide — or did somebody else pull the trigger with an officer’s gun? More than four years later, his family is waiting for answers, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
David and Sanaa McClain say the Landmarks Commission has blocked their efforts to raze a ramshackle, mold-infested house. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman investigates.
Chip Green suffered a severe head injury when he was struck by a puck during a playoff game. He wants the NHL to make safety changes, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
A massage is supposed to be a calm, soothing experience, but that’s not what several Chicago patrons say they received when they went to local Massage Envy locations.
Etizolam is considered a research drug. The way it is manufactured keeps it off the list of drugs illegal to sell, even though it can be dangerous. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
Bad reactions to dogs and other pets on planes can be severe. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.
(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. […]