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.
It’s the newest thing: You get a notice of a parking ticket in the mail, along with so-called evidence that the violation occurred. But, viewers have complained to the CBS 2 Investigators that the photographic proof taken by city workers may prove nothing at all. Pam Zekman tells us what’s going on here.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman finds that some assisted living facilities do not give residents the help they need and have violated state regulations requiring them to have sufficient staff.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman and the Better Government Association investigate claims by some paramedics that response time is too slow.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman talks with people about the complications their lives take on when they’re listed as no longer living.
If promises of quick cash sound too good to be true, they probably are, authorities warn. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman talks with one victim.
The U.S. Department of Environmental Protection found the testing methods it requires water utilities to use nationwide systematically misses high lead levels. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman looks at the salt content of a common brand of soup, which gets the endorsement of the American Heart Association.
Halloween is known for kids in costumes and scary decorations. But the 2 Investigators found some decorations that could actually be hazardous to your health. Pam Zekman reports on this Halloween scare.
Walgreens has settled pricing lawsuits in California and Wisconsin and is facing a new lawsuit from the attorney general in Missouri for deceptive pricing practices.
Imagine being retired and told you owe tens of thousands of dollars in pension overpayments, plus interest, even though you did nothing wrong. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
A nephew of former Mayor Richard M. Daley saved thousands of dollars because one of his properties wrongly received an exemption. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Are missing prescription drugs from Cook County Stroger Hospital supplying illegal street sales of painkillers and other narcotics? CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports on problems that persist within the Cook County Assessor’s Office.
You would think that some of the busiest restaurants in the city — those located in tourist destinations — would be some of the safest. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Depending on how good or bad your insurance is — or if you have no insurance at all — you may get stuck paying excessive or duplicate charges and not even know it. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Retire at 50 and collect more than $100,000 a year – that’s the plan for a special group of state workers. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Fifty-three accidents occurred there between 2004 and 2011. The wrecks left 24 people injured and one dead, the Illinois Department of Transportation reports.
It’s not illegal, but it’s a bad bet, the BGA says. 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
At least 50 mayors who double as liquor commissioners have taken campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars from the same bars they watch over. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.