The Regal cinema chain is beginning to inspect bags as a safety precaution. (CBS)

Cinema Chain Starts Inspecting Bags As Safety Measure

CBS 2’s Vince Gerasole purchased a ticket at a multiplex Thursday. Cinema staff, not security guards, were checking bags of anyone attending showings.


Taxis navigate the city streets on September 8, 2011 in Chicago. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

City Watchdog Finds Shortcomings In Taxi Inspections

Chicago’s inspector general has raised questions about inspections of taxi cabs by the city that regulates the taxi industry, and a top administration official has blamed faulty equipment for some of the problems.


: First graders get their lunch in the cafeteria during lunch October 15, 2002 at North Hampton School in North Hampton, New Hampshire. North Hampton School has students from K through 8 and offer a balanced lunch menu everyday, some days even Dominoes Pizza is even served. (Photo by Debbi Morello/Getty Images)

2 Investigators: More Failed Food Inspections At Schools

Even though there is improvement, some schools are still not making the grade. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.


Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Boeing Dreamliners Inspected After Reports Of Fuel Leaks

Following reports of two fuel leaks on Boeing 787 Dreamliners operated by foreign airlines, the FAA has directed the Chicago-based company to inspect all 787s for airworthiness.


Are food carts safe? A 2 Investigators report suggests they may not be. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Food Cart Dangers

CBS 2 checked out eight food carts in Chicago and found potential health dangers that could make customers sick. Pam Zekman reports.



Inspectors Comb Shipped Flowers For Dangerous Pests

O’Hare International Airport is among the top 10 destinations for flowers from all over the world at this time of year, and the the pressure is on the inspectors keeping their eyes out for tiny would-be terrorists in the shipments.

WBBM Newsradio–02/10/2012

CBS 2 found that some of the city's fanciest restaurants have violated health codes. (CBS)

City Council Approves ‘Risk-Based’ Restaurant Health Inspection Plan

The City Council on Wednesday passed an ordinance that will give restaurants with good public health records a break on inspections.

CBS Chicago–01/18/2012

In Lake County, next to a golf course, a rotted tree fell on top of a woman walking her dog, causing crushing back and leg injuries. (CBS)

2 Investigators: Could Deaths From Falling Trees Have Been Prevented?

CBS 2’s Dave Savini investigated the lack of proper tree inspections that is being blamed for causing deaths and injuries to people on roadways, walking paths and even at a golf course.


Mayor Rahm Emanuel (CBS)

Emanuel Seeks To Do Away With Some Business Inspections

Mayor Rahm Emanuel is proposing changing city licensing ordinances to do away with 16 types of city inspections.

CBS Chicago–10/05/2011

This problem-plagued porch has been cited by the city, to no avail. (CBS)

Porches Continue Rotting, Even After City Cites Them

Cases against landlords can get bogged down in hearings, and the porches become more dangerous than ever.

CBS 2–10/11/2010