Bereaved Families Feel Duped By Shawn Parcells, Who Charged Thousands For Autopsies, But Has No Medical DegreeWhen a loved one dies unexpectedly, it leaves family members with lots of questions.
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.
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.
No Election Judges Show Up At Polling Place On Northwest SideA 39th Ward polling place at 6100 N. Central Ave. turned away several voters Tuesday morning because none of the assigned election judges showed up before polls opened at 6 a.m.
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.
Adding Ambulances Hasn't Improved Emergency Response Times, Data Shows; 'This Is An Egregious Shell Game'Have ambulance response times improved since the summer?
Is There A Serial Killer On The Loose In Chicago? Dozens Of Similar Cases UnsolvedSome have been raped, others were beaten: Dozens of cases of women who were all strangled or asphyxiated remain unsolved.
Insurer Accused Of Selling Fake Comprehensive Health Plans; 'One Of The Most Egregious I've Seen'Patients buried in medical bills when they thought they were covered by comprehensive medical insurance; they bought policies that promised a lot, but covered almost nothing.
CBS 2 Investigation Update: Doctor Who Allegedly Overprescribed Opioids Has License SuspendedDr. Syed Akhter was charged with inappropriately prescribing large quantities of highly addictive and abused controlled substances.
New Details On Juan Lopez, Mercy Hospital Shooting GunmanA day after the Mercy Hospital shooting that destroyed so many families, new details are emerging about 32-year-old gunman Juan Lopez.
Ads For Stem Cell Therapies Promise Relief That Patients Say They Didn’t GetThey peddle false hope to people suffering from pain and incurable diseases. They claim their unproven treatments with stem cell injections will bring relief at a cost of thousands of dollars.
Looking Out For Election Day ShenanigansOne of the biggest things that has happened in this election run is the record-breaking number of people that have applied to vote by mail. And that is causing some questions to come up in precinct polling places.
One Of State’s Highest Paid School Superintendents Fired For Financial MisconductOne of the state’s highest paid school superintendents has been fired for financial misconduct.
Medical Supply Phone Scam Targets Seniors, Costs Medicare MillionsIf you're in pain, a free back or neck brace sounds like a good deal, but it's really part of a multi-million dollar scam by many different companies that are ripping taxpayers off.