'We’re Back There Again?' Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent Surge; What’s The Solution?More than half of the Chicagoans who died during the recent COVID-19 surge were Black – an alarming disparity community leaders and city officials have struggled to overcome since the beginning of the pandemic.
UIC Study Shows Little Relationship Between Chicago Speed Cameras' Safety Impact And Number Of Tickets IssuedChicago's speed cameras churned out more than 2.5 million tickets last year, up 273 percent from the year before.
Speed Camera Ticketing Change: Is It About Safety Or Money?New numbers show how many tickets speed cameras are now churning out. Meanwhile, CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered the deadly crash numbers used for justifying the new rule are not what they appear.
City Not Issuing Timely Speed Cam Warning Tickets, Costing Drivers: 'No Time For Me To Change My Behavior'The CBS 2 Investigators discovered another problem with the city’s new speeding ticket rules. Those rules ticket drivers going as little as 6 miles per hour over the speed limit. Under city rules, people caught speeding for the first time should receive a warning. But CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered those warnings are often too little too late.
'I Hope The City Does The Right Thing And Refunds Those Tickets:' CBS 2 Investigators Discover Speed Camera Sign Mistakes, And Get ResultsIf you recently got a speeding ticket in Chicago, you might not deserve it. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a big problem that may mean the city owes thousands of drivers a whole lot of money.
CBS 2 Investigators Go Undercover And Find Pharmacist Selling 'Empty' COVID Vaccine Vials Online: 'I Did Not Think It Was A Big Deal'“I just thought, since it’s an empty vial, I did not think it was a big deal,” said John Li, director of pharmacy at Thorek Memorial Hospital.
Scammers Target The Unemployed With Fake Job Posts: ‘That’s Just The Worst Of The Worst’Hundreds of thousands of people in Illinois and Indiana are still out of work. They spend every day looking for a job – more than a year into the pandemic. Just when they think things are looking up because they get an interview – they learn another tough lesson.
Advocates Combat COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy In Undocumented CommunitiesNearly 13 percent of the entire population of Illinois is fully vaccinated. But CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered there is still a lot of hesitation in one particular community.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Kwyn Townsend Riley Rallies Front Lines Of Black Lives Matter MovementCBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker introduces us to one face in the front lines of the Black Lives Matter movement – activist Kwyn Townsend Riley.
Celebrating Black History Makers: Dr. Ngozi Ezike Has Been Illinois' Guide During The COVID-19 PandemicIllinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Ngozi Ezike has been the calm, yet commanding voice we've needed over the year.
CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker, Rev. Jesse Jackson Honored During Black History MonthReverend Jackson was not able to participate in the virtual ceremony on Tuesday because he is recovering from surgery.
Unemployment Scammer Spills Secrets: Illinois Easy Target Because 'They Don’t Verify Anything'You’ve heard a lot about fraud in the state’s unemployment system, but you’ve never heard this: A scammer spills his secrets — how he steals your taxpayer dollars, leaving those desperately needing benefits stuck in limbo.
Putting The Brakes On Illinois’ Towing Troubles?The CBS 2 Investigators have been digging into towing troubles in Chicago and its suburbs for years. CBS 2 Investigator Dorothy Tucker discovered a solution that’s been a well-kept secret for more than a decade.
What The CBS 2 Investigators Uncovered In 2020As we close out 2020 – a challenging year unlike anything we’ve seen before – we wanted to take a moment to focus on why what we do matters.
CBS 2 Investigators: A Look At The COVID-19 Hot Spots In Chicago's African American CommunitiesAuburn Gresham, Chatham and Austin neighborhoods, all identified as hot spots, have also seen increases. A common thread among those who died: where they work.