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CBS2 Investigation: Transportation Workers Watch World Cup Games On Taxpayer Dime

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein reports undercover cameras found some of these men could be scoring your taxpayer dollars during working hours, sometimes for hours at a time, in the restaurant at Caltrans headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.

07/07/2014

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CBS2 Investigation: LA’s Pothole Repair Numbers May Be Filled With Holes

The city of Los Angeles’ pothole repair numbers may be filled with holes, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Garcetti May Pull The Plug On City-Owned Yacht Costing Taxpayers Millions

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti says it may be time to do away with the city-owned yacht after CBS2 uncovered that renovation costs were in the millions of dollars.

06/05/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: LAX Among Nation’s Top 3 For Airport Complaints

This summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest travel seasons ever, and that can spell out problems at airports.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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CBS2 Investigation: Some Repair Crews Not In A Hurry To Fix City Streets

While the city of Los Angeles is looking into raising taxes in order to fix potholes, CBS2’s hidden cameras captured what repairs were really being made on the streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/20/2014

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Exclusive: LAPD Officer Caught On Tape Allegedly Making Racist Comments

An off-duty LAPD officer allegedly was recorded getting into an argument with a group of African-American men and slinging racial slurs and now some officers and city officials want to know why he hasn’t been fired.

05/07/2014

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Security Company Issues Parking Tickets That May Be Fooling Drivers

A security company has been issuing parking tickets that may be fooling drivers, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

Some officers at the LAPD's Northeast division believe the building is making them sick. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Officers Believe The Northeast Station Is Making Them Physically Ill

One officer has been diagnosed with Pemphigus Vulgaris, an autoimmune disorder that involves sores and blisters to the skin and mucus membranes.

05/01/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: South LA Park Proves Major Drain On Water, Taxpayer Money Amid Drought Crisis

The severe drought crisis has residents across California cutting back on their water usage but CBS2 has learned officials have been pumping millions of gallons of fresh water into a South L.A. park touted as a water conservation project.

04/29/2014

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Superintendent Earns $1M Insurance Policy On School District’s Tab In Addition To Inflated Salary

A local school district is facing scrutiny once more after the board had paid for a whole-life insurance policy on its now-suspended superintendent, whose lavish salary was already inflated.

04/14/2014

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Confidential Patient Records From Local Dentist’s Office Found Dumped In Apple Valley

Hundreds of confidential patient records from a local dentist’s office were found dumped in Apple Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/26/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Taxpayer-Funded Luxury Cars For LA City Councilmembers

With the city of Los Angeles facing a $200 million deficit, we found some city councilmembers purchasing fancy cars at the expense of taxpayers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2014

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Only On 2: Federal Police Officer Accused Of Sending Nude Selfie To Woman Who Needed Help

A federal police officer is under investigation for allegedly sending a nude selfie to a woman who had come to him for help.

01/27/2014

Gambling, Casino

CBS2 Investigates: Millions In LA County Welfare Money Traced To Casinos, Bars, Vacation Spots

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein traced millions of dollars in L.A. County welfare money to some exotic locations, including ATMs in casinos and bars and vacation spots like Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

11/19/2013

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CBS2 Investigation: LA Traffic Cops Caught Slacking On The Job

Los Angeles traffic officers were discovered earning taxpayer money while slacking on the job, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/05/2013

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