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Joliet police bought this heroin in an undercover purchase; the alleged dealer was later arrested. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Heroin Use, Deaths Up In Chicago’s Suburbs

When it comes to deaths, Lake, Will and DuPage counties reported big increases last year. As CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports, drug dealers could be operating right in your own neighborhood.

04/25/2013

Restroom (CBS)

2 Investigators: Cook Allegedly Hides Camera In Restaurant Bathroom

Naperville police want to talk to anyone who may have used the woman’s bathroom at a particular Naperville restaurant. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

04/15/2013

This screen grab of cell-phone video shows federal agents searching a Metra train. (CBS/Lana Hinshaw-Klann)

VIDEO: Feds Swarm Metra Train After Detecting Nuclear Risk

Sources say the agents were carrying hand-held nuclear-detection devices that picked up a reading. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

03/15/2013

CBS 2's Dave Savini takes a look at the drug GHB, which has the street name -- Liquid G. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Date Rape Drug Becoming Favorite For Recreational Use

Businessmen, college students and body builders are among the people taking this drug, not realizing how addictive and deadly it can be. CBS 2’s Dave Savini takes a look at the drug GHB, which has the street name — Liquid G.

02/27/2013

CBS 2's Dave Savini confronts Jose Valdez, left, over the auto-repair business he appears to be running at a Chicago public school. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Teacher Runs Private Auto Shop Out Of Public School

Dave Savini and the 2 Investigators went undercover and found instructor Jose Valdez cashing in while using public school students as free labor.

02/11/2013

Elmwood Park Police Sgt. John Wasilenko (Credit: CBS)

Cop Accused Of Seducing Women Involved In Domestic Disputes

An Elmwood Park police sergeant has been accused of using his police powers to target women he could seduce, when he was supposed to be working. He also has been accused of targeting the men who are in those ladies’ lives.

CBS 2–02/06/2013

Jim McMahon (CBS)

McMahon: ‘I Get A Little Mad At Myself’ Over Dementia Problems

He was thrown through the air, and slammed head first to the ground. Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon said he always knew his body would be beaten up by playing football, but he said he did not know the extent of damage being done to his brain.

CBS 2–02/05/2013

Jim McMahon

McMahon: ‘Super Bowl Week Wasn’t A Good Time For Me’

It should have been the crowning career moment for former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon when he helped his team win the Super Bowl. Instead, McMahon, in a sit-down interview with CBS 2’s Dave Savini, says the experience was a nightmare.

CBS 2–02/04/2013

Tyrone Hood and his family (Supplied to CBS)

2 Investigators: Was Father Of Three Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder?

Two families were speaking out Tuesday night, saying a serial killer was allowed to keep killing because of bad work done by police and prosecutors.

CBS 2–01/22/2013

A consumer says her glass oven door exploded. (Courtesy: Bonnie Blair)

2 Investigators: Exploding Glass Oven Doors

CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports on more problems with tempered glass.

01/03/2013

An Illinois toll booth. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Appeal Tollway Fines, Face Even Bigger Penalties

For two years, Joe Greco has been battling the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority over $57.60 in missed tolls. When he lost an appeal controlled by the state agency, his bill jumped to $3,000. CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

12/06/2012

Susan Sandberg's Chicago home was burglarized in September. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Burglary Call Stalls At City’s 9-1-1 Center

Susan Sandberg’s home was burglarized in September, during the middle of the day. Her burglar alarm system worked, but she says Chicago’s 9-1-1 center failed her.

12/03/2012

The ramps for the disabled at some Metra stations are too steep for easy access, and some have broken concrete that can make it even more difficult for the wheels of wheelchairs to roll properly. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: Handicap Accessibility Problems Plague Many Metra Stations

Steep ramps, broken concrete and inoperable doors are safety and accessibility problems CBS 2’s Investigators uncovered at various Metra train stations.

CBS 2–11/20/2012

CBS 2 uncovered driving violations by a school bus company that transports Chicago Public Schools students. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Chicago School Bus Drivers Breaking Laws

CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports on one bus company’s violations as it transports Chicago students.

11/02/2012

A bus for the Kickert School Bus Co. speeds in a 20 mph zone. (CBS)

2 Investigators: School Buses Speed To Make Additional Routes

Why are so many drivers speeding through school zones, especially the ones behind the wheel of those big yellow buses with kids aboard? CBS 2’s Dave Savini reports.

11/01/2012

Joseph Pace is scheduled to be released from prison on Christmas Day, after serving only half of his sentence. (CBS)

CBS 2 Investigates: Inmates Being Released Early

A murder victim’s brother is outraged one of the killers is getting out of prison after serving only about half of his sentence. He contacted Dave Savini and our CBS 2 Investigator’s who looked at this case and who else is getting out of Illinois prisons this year.

CBS 2–10/31/2012

Surveillance video from a South Shore convenience store shows two Chicago police officers hitting two brothers, who were later arrested. However, the charges were dropped, and the FBI and Independent Police Review Authority are investigating brutality allegations. (Credit: CBS)

Brothers Suing 2 Chicago Cops For Beating Caught On Tape

Two Chicago police officers are being investigated by the FBI and the Independent Police Review Authority, after beating two brothers at a South Shore storefront. Surveillance footage obtained by our CBS 2 Investigators is at the center of that investigation.

CBS 2–10/30/2012

In 2010, this 14-month-old girl was left with a black eye and a swollen head, after she was taken to the hospital due to injuries from child abuse. Two years later, no charges had been filed, despite evidence of previous abuse. (Credit: CBS)

2 Investigators: No Charges Filed In Abuse That Left Baby With Head Injury

A young child was abused, suffered a head injury, and spent nearly a week in the hospital; two adults were home with the girl at the time, yet no one has been criminally charged.

CBS 2–10/17/2012

Stephen Orland (Kane County State's Attorney)

Police Reports Raise Questions About Probe Of Convicted Band Teacher

Officials at West Aurora High School, already under fire for not stopping a sexual predator, now are being accused of trying to cover up the whole mess.

CBS 2–10/02/2012

Defensive back Vann McElroy #26 and linebacker Rod Martin #53 of Los Angeles Raiders tackle running back Emery Moorehead #87 of the Chicago Bears during the game at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 27, 1987 in Los Angeles, California. The Bears won 6-3. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: Bears Targeted For Subpoena In Brain-Injury Suit Against NFL

Former Chicago Bear Emery Moorehead is one of nearly 3,000 former NFL players suing the league, alleging a cover-up involving concussions and brain injuries.

09/28/2012

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