At $1.2 Billion, Massive Medicare Fraud Case May Just Be Tip Of IcebergA record Medicare fraud bust--totaling $1.2 billion in wasted tax dollars--may just be the tip of the iceberg in a case that keeps raising troubling and expensive questions.
Patients Pay Thousands And Get No Results; What Is The State Doing To Stop Unproven Stem Cell Treatments?The number of clinics offering unproven stem cell injections is growing, despite FDA warnings and a federation of medical boards challenging state regulators to crack down on them.
30-Year-Old Felony Conviction Might Keep Lindsley Griffin Off Bellwood School Board; Rep. La Shawn Ford Seeks Change In State LawEveryone deserves a second chance. That’s the message from a Chicago lawmaker, after seeing a 2 Investigators story about a convicted felon who just won election to a suburban school board.
Convicted Felon Appointed To School Board In Suburban BellwoodConvicted felons are not allowed to hold municipal office in the state of Illinois, but in suburban Bellwood, the election of a one-time burglar will be verified tomorrow.
‘Easier Than Robbing A Bank:’ City of Chicago Almost Lost More Than $1 Million In Phishing ScamThe City of Chicago’s Department of Aviation thought it was paying an approved vendor more than $1 million for services earlier this year. But your tax dollars didn’t reach them.
After Son's Suicide Attempt, Mom Sues CPS For Ignoring Chronic Bullying At Woodson Elementary; ‘I Asked For Help, And I Didn’t Get It, And I’m So Mad’Teirra Black says her son, Jamari, was constantly bullied at school. Others vouched for that. Now it's one claim of dozens in a federal lawsuit versus the Chicago Public Schools.
IDOT Relies On Slow Process, Outdated Software To Resolve Road Damage ClaimsVery few drivers in Illinois get any money back when their cars are damaged on state roads, and one reason might be the state’s claims database seems to be stuck in the 1990s.
Bolingbrook Squatter Refuses To Leave Home; Lists Appliances Online For CashA woman claims to be a fraud victim after being forced out of a Bolingbrook home she rented, but records obtained by CBS 2 reveal she has a checkered past and owes landlords thousands of dollars.
24 Charged In Medical Supply Phone Scam Costing Medicare $1.2 BillionThe U.S. Department of Justice announced action Tuesday against 24 people involved with five telemedicine companies and 130 medical equipment companies for billing Medicare for the more than $1.2 billion in unnecessary medical equipment.
Illinois State Health Department Report Shows Higher Than Normal Number Of Cancer Cases Near SterigenicsA new report from the state health department revealed a higher than normal number of cases of several cancer types for people living near the Sterigenics plant in Willowbrook.
Sterigenics Statement Regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Cancer Incidence ReportSterigenics released the following statement Friday regarding the Illinois Department of Public Health's cancer incidence report.
He Won $7,500 In The Lottery; Why Has It Taken 3 Years To Get Paid?You win the Lottery, but then you don’t get the money. What happens next? In this case, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker gets involved.
Lawsuit Filed After CPD Raids The Wrong Home During A 4-Year-Old's Birthday PartyA civil rights lawsuit was filed in federal court Tuesday against the City of Chicago and the Chicago Police Department, accusing officers of raiding the wrong home and pointing their guns at children during a child’s birthday party.
Police Raid Wrong Home During Birthday Party, Point Guns At Children; 'I Thought They Was Going To Shoot Me, And My Brother, And Everybody Else'Chicago police raided the wrong home again; this time during a 4-year-old boy’s birthday party. CBS 2 Investigator Dave Savini continues his months-long investigation into wrong raids.
Dozens Of Unsolved Murders In Chicago Prompt Outrage Over DNA Testing BacklogThere are more than 5,000 active police investigations in Illinois hinged on pending DNA results, and lawmakers are demanding the state take action to address the backlog.