Legitimately used, it’s a convenient way to transfer your old phone number to a new phone and carrier or home. Illegitimately, it’s being used by identity thieves. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
Travelers looking to book a hotel are being advised to use caution as many travel websites that appear legitimate are being run by scammers.
Oswego Township Road Commissioner Gary Grosskopf issued a written statement today defending his 26 year record on the job, but also apologizing for the negative perception of all of his Florida trips.
Should a suburban road commissioner pay a chunk of his salary back to taxpayers?
Critics argue Gary Grosskopf, an elected official who draws nearly $100,000 in pay, is phoning it in, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
In this follow-up report, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman and a health expert hit some of the food booths at this year’s event.
CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman looked into the health inspection records of the restaurants featured at next week’s massive event and found that some have failed up to three health inspections in the past two years.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports offenders may lose their city job but still keep their state teaching license because of a regulatory breakdown.
Purdy Brothers Trucking has 146 vehicles and 113 drivers, one of whom may have been driving with fatigue, according to one of the 10 car owners hit by the truck.
The key here is for homeowners not to let contractors take advantage of them at a time when they may be vulnerable. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
It may have been a well-intended idea: charging workers and visitors to park in lots at six suburban courthouses. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
The Chicagoland area is the No. 1 corridor in the nation for the transport of hazardous materials like crude oil, ethanol and other flammable chemicals. And that leaves a lot of people worrying about the worst-case scenario, CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
They retire as Chicago police officers and get rehired by the city, doubling up on two taxpayer subsidized paychecks.
Some pharmacy errors have been deadly and as CBS 2 Investigative Reporter Pam Zekman found out, regulatory oversight of pharmacy errors here in Illinois have been hampered by a court decision and legislative failures.
The family of a nursing home patient who was so neglected maggots hatched in her ear has been awarded $250,000 in damages.
CBS 2’s Pam Zekman takes ruby earrings to some gem experts to determine whether buyers are being misled.
The CBS 2 Investigators found efforts are being made, but much more needs to be done.
Typically, it’s difficult for authorities to catch operators of scams like this because they usually operate in foreign countries. In this case, they were operating in Aurora. CBS 2’s Pam Zekman reports.
It’s complicated. But if you’re a property owner you need to know something about the Chicago rules on “private drains” or you could get drained of thousands of dollars. Who pays to repair them?
After weeks of contentious campaigning, voters in Chicago were having their say Tuesday in the race for mayor, and 19 races for alderman.