'Frequent Fliers' Are Hidden Drain On Chicago's Ambulance Services; One Patient Called 911 400 Times In 18 MonthsOn the streets, where paramedics barely get a break, let alone the opportunity to return to headquarters, there is a group of patients known as "frequent fliers."
Former Whitney Young Swim Coach Andy Parro Pocketed $30,000 In Illicit Deals To Rent High School's Pool, Watchdog FindsFrom April 2013 through September 2016, Whitney Young swim coach Andy Parro collected at least $29,604 from three outside groups through "off-the books agreements" and kept the money for himself, according to the latest annual report from Chicago Public Schools Inspector General Nicholas Schuler.
'Are You All Ready To Die Today?'; Joliet Man Who Killed 18-Month-Old Son Had Revoked FOID Card, But Never Surrendered His GunCassandra Tanner Miller did everything she was supposed to do after separating from her husband, but she said law enforcement, the Illinois National Guard, and the judicial system all let her down.
City Apologizes For Failing To Provide Data On Ride-Share Sex AssaultsAfter the ride-share giant Uber revealed reports of thousands of sexual assaults in their cars, CBS 2 is asking why the City of Chicago hasn’t handed over its records of complaints.
Attorney: CPD Officer, Who Slammed Man Into Pavement, Used MMA Skills As 'Lethal Weapon'Disturbing video showing a Chicago Police officer slamming a man into the pavement went viral last week and continues to be the subject of an independent investigation by the Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA).
Getting Hosed: Water Department Can't Calculate Simple Math Problem, So Man Gets Billed More Than $5,000The city’s Water Department has a long history of slapping people with wrong bills. This time, it’s because the agency was incapable of simple subtraction.
Why FOIA Matters To You: Chicago Routinely Withholds Records And Videos That Should Be Public, But Courts Can Force Their HandThe goal of the Freedom of Information Act is to ensure transparency by giving the public access to documents, videos, and other information created and maintained by government.
Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson Retires, Leaving Behind Pattern Of Wrong Raids By Chicago Police OfficersSuperintendent Eddie Johnson faced new troubles this year as the CBS 2 Investigators exposed a pattern of Chicago police officers raiding the wrong homes and traumatizing children.
Workers: They Were Forced To Landscape Township Supervisor's PropertyA parking lot expansion, hundreds of pounds worth of heavy lifting and extensive cleanup. Three Joliet Township Road District Employees submitted signed affidavits that they did the work, on the clock, with township-owned equipment.
Family Files Lawsuit After Chicago Police Raid Wrong Home, Seeking Man Already In PrisonAnother family who said Chicago Police officers wrongly raided their home is suing the city.
Customers Say They're Conned By Local Auto Auction
A Ponzi Scheme Leaves Man Dead--And A Daughter Fighting For JusticeThe toll of a Ponzi scheme left a father dead and grieving daughter fighting for justice.
Equity Build Ponzi Scheme: 'I Went From A Millionaire To A Pauper Overnight,' One Victim SaysThey thought it was a good bet, but instead their life savings were wiped out and families ruined. CBS 2 Investigator Pam Zekman reports.
Loophole In Wisconsin Law Allowed Drunk Driver To Keep His Illinois License, Despite Killing Man In CrashEric Labahn had an Illinois driver’s license he should have lost when he refused to take a blood alcohol test after killing 23-year-old Austin Lockwood in a crash in Wisconsin.
Former Teacher Says CPS Knew Of Ex-Dean's History Of Violence Before He Was Accused Of Choking Special Needs Student Until He Passed OutA former coworker is speaking out only to CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey, saying he reported Christopher Thomas’ violent behavior to the Chicago Public Schools years ago, but nothing was done.