CBS 2′s Pam Zekman helps Cook County authorities set up some fake-ticket makers.
A Chicago Police officer was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for insurance fraud by staging an accident and soliciting payoffs from a towing company in exchange for steering it accident business.
Your home is damaged by a bad storm. After the storm contractors may show up at your door soliciting you to sign up with them to fix the damage. But watch out for some of the tricks of the trade homeowners have learned the hard way.
The man hired to police aldermen says a legal loophole is frustrating his ability to do his job. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
It took two years for the Assessor Joseph Berrios to get new laws he needed for this action — an effort that began after a 2 Investigators report in 2011 on one of the biggest violators. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
Most people would agree that a child’s education is priceless, but how much is too much to pay school superintendents?
As 2 Investigator Pam Zekman found out, you need to be careful before you sign on with a company to replace your area utility.
The issue is fatigued driving: truckers who violate federal regulations that limit the hours they can stay on the road without a break. CBS 2′s Pam Zekman reports.
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.