Dave Savini

Cook County government offered resources to move a private agency known as CEDA. (CBS)

2 Investigators: County Rapped After Using Public Resources For Private Agency’s Move

The Cook County Independent Inspector General calls it a clear ethics violation. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

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An incense product that some young people are inhaling can have serious effects, officials warn. (CBS)

Feds File Charges In Wake Of Synthetic-Drug Death

(CBS) — Federal authorities are going after the owner of a Chicago-area smoke shop where synthetic drugs were sold. A local teen was killed after using drugs sold under the name iAroma, a form of […]

04/16/2015

A Megabus is towed away after a crash near Edinburgh, Indiana, on Monday. (Source: Twitter/CBS 4 Indy)

Latest Megabus Crash Raises Safety Concerns

CBS 2 Investigative Reporter Dave Savini looked at the company’s safety record with the U.S. Department of Transportation.

04/13/2015

Laurie Rovell's Lexus after a cave-in at a suburban parking garage. (photo provided)

2 Investigators: Village Cracks Down On Garage After Roof Collapses

Operators of a parking facility near O’Hare Airport say they will take additional safety precautions after inquiries by CBS 2’s Dave Savini.

03/30/2015

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Chicago Area Terror Suspects Were ‘Relatively Easy To Catch,’ Expert Says

Tom Mockaitis of DePaul University says federal charges against cousins Hasan Edmonds and Jonas Edmonds does not indicate the pair had hatched a sophisticated operation. Further, he said, there was little likelihood of success.

03/26/2015

A kit of Naloxone, a heroin antidote that can reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, is displayed at a press conference about a new community prevention program for heroin overdoses in which New York police officers will carry kits of Naloxone, on May 27, 2014 in New York City. The New York Police Department is being provided 19,500 kits for officers; the program will begin after officers receive training. The Naloxone is administered nasally. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Why Aren’t More Cops Carrying Naloxone?

Every three days someone living in the suburbs dies from heroin. A medication that can reverse an overdose from heroin, and other opioids, is being carried by some first responders but not others.

03/25/2015

Tim Ryan (left) says he got his son Nick (right) addicted to heroin. (Family provided photos)

2 Investigators: Family Wrecked By Heroin Offers Sobering Lesson

Suburban mother of three Shannon Ryan recorded cell phone video to document her son Nick Ryan’s heroin addiction.

03/24/2015

Benito Juarez High School (CBS)

2 Investigators: High School Allegedly Used Grade-Cheating To Pass Students

Sources say the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Inspector General is looking into how Benito Juarez Community Academy High School uses “benchmark recovery” — a grading system that is supposed to help failing students meet standards. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

03/05/2015

Dave Savini pouring through a dumpster containing medical files with sensitive information. (Credit: CBS 2)

Feds, State Investigate After Medical Records Found In Firm’s Garbage Bin

Federal authorities will be in Northbrook on Friday, investigating a massive breach of medical and personal records first exposed by CBS 2’s Dave Savini.

02/26/2015

Dave Savini pouring through a dumpster containing medical files with sensitive information. (Credit: CBS 2)

2 Investigators: Medical Files With Personal Info Found In Dumpster

A massive breach of medical records containing confidential personal information has prompted both federal and state investigations.

02/25/2015

Artificial turf using crumb rubber could pose a cancer risk. (Credit: CBS0

2 Investigators: Crumb Rubber Turf Could Pose Cancer Risk

CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini did some testing of the turf being used by kids, teens and adults, and has the results in this Original Report.

02/11/2015

Veteran Karl Moess (CBS)

2 Investigators: VA Tells Live Claimant He’s Dead

The problem is, veteran Karl Moess is very much alive, CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

01/29/2015

Alex Cipolla shows the damage done to her car by a city tow truck. (CBS)

2 Investigators: City Tow Truck Damages Car, Leaves Scene

Alex Cipolla says she called 3-1-1, 9-1-1 and the Department of Streets and Sanitation, but no action was taken until CBS 2 got involved.

01/15/2015

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2 Investigators: Woman’s Driveway Crumbles After Construction Work Next Door

Construction of one home causes destruction at a neighboring home. The damage inflicted months ago has yet to be fixed.

01/06/2015

Surveillance video captured three women breaking into Abbonte's apartment. (Credit: John Abbonte)

2 Investigators: Burglary Victim Says Cops Ignoring Surveillance Video After Gun Stolen

A loaded gun was stolen from a Chicago apartment and the suspects caught on surveillance camera. The gun’s owner says he tried to get Chicago Police to investigate, but could not.

12/10/2014

Stray voltage at a city utility pole. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Stray Electricity Poses Hidden Danger

In this Original Report, CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini explains the danger you will not know about, until it is too late.

11/25/2014

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2 Investigators: Dump Thrived For Years Along DuPage River

Now, authorities are going after a land owner and looking into why action wasn’t taken sooner. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

11/20/2014

burglary

2 Investigators: How Burglars Operate To Steal From Your Home

The busy season for home burglaries is now. While people ship presents and travel for the holidays, burglaries spike.

11/11/2014

Dmitry Smirnov (Oak Brook Police Dept.)

2 Investigators: Video Confession Provides Insight Into Mind Of Stalker

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.

11/05/2014

A Virginia Tech lab tests the safety of football helmets. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Schools Using Football Helmets With Low Safety Ratings

2 Investigator Dave Savini took helmets belonging to a middle-school player and had them tested at a Virginia lab. The outcome raises concerns for many young players.

11/03/2014

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