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An undercover David Goldstein investigation explains how kids are getting their hands on medical marijuana. (creditL CBS)

Only On 2: Investigation Reveals Medical Marijuana Is Getting Into School Kids’ Hands

So exactly how did these kids get their hands on it?

02/25/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Patients Claim Doctor Has Not Paid Them For Research

More than a dozen people have filed small claims cases against an Agoura Hills doctor, stating that they were never paid as promised for participating in medical research.

02/19/2015

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CBS2 Investigates: Is This Man Claiming To Be A Disabled Vet To Scam People For Cash?

He sits in a wheelchair with a sign that says “Could you spare a dollar for a homeless, disabled U.S. Navy vet?” The dog tags around his neck and military salute make it look official. And the scene of him sitting in the chair – playing tricks with his cat – certainly tugs at the heartstrings of passers-by who pony up money.

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After CBS2 Investigation, LA Will Refund Drivers For More Than $1M In Erroneous Parking Tickets

A CBS2 investigative report has prompted the City of Los Angeles to refund more than $1.1 million in parking tickets mistakenly doled out to drivers and, just recently, CBS2 learned that parking officials are still handing out these kinds of tickets.

01/29/2015

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EB 60 Fwy In Hacienda Heights Reopened After Crash Involving 2 Big Rigs, Tour Bus

An accident involving two big rigs and a tour bus Wednesday shut down several eastbound lanes of the 60 Freeway in Hacienda Heights.

01/07/2015

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Arrest Reports Of Ferguson Protesters In L.A. Reveal Many In Their 20s, 30s

Arrest reports of those in custody following protests locally of the Ferguson grand jury decision reveal that many are in their 20s and 30s and at least one is from New York City.

11/26/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: TSA Selects Passengers Not Enrolled In Pre-Check For Expedited Screening

TSA’s decision to allow passengers to go through the pre-check screening line designed for those with approved security clearance, some say, is compromising safety.

11/25/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Public Employees Parking In Front Of Fire Hydrants In Non-Emergencies

An investigation by CBS2’s David Goldstein caught employees from various public agencies parking in front of fire hydrants – not on emergencies, but while going to lunch.

11/24/2014

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Only On 2: Free ‘Obama Phones’ A Little Too Easy To Get

They’re lined up outside welfare offices, on street corners, and in supermarkets: people hawking free cellphones for those in need.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

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Mayor Garcetti On Bogus Parking Tickets Exposed By CBS2 Report: ‘I Was Pissed’

City leaders sounded off Wednesday in reaction to a story in which CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein exposed that parking enforcers were issuing bogus parking tickets throughout LA County.

11/12/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: LA Parking Officers Caught Handing Out Bogus Tickets

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein discovered that L.A. parking officers were giving out tickets, even though the area had been designated a relaxed parking route.

11/11/2014

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Uncovered: Battery Facility Trucks Leaked Toxic Waste On Calif. Roads For 25 Years

One of California’s most powerful lawmakers is demanding action after documents were uncovered detailing trucks leaving toxic waste on Southern California freeways.

11/03/2014

Mega Millions lottery tickets sit on a registar at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million  before the drawing tonight.   (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

A Little Too Lucky? CBS2 Investigates Lottery Retailers Cashing In At Surprising Rates

CBS2 found retailers across Southern California who cashed in tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars in winnings purchased at their stores. It’s not illegal, but experts say some may be defying the odds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2014

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City Of LA Pulls Plug On Yacht Project

City officials announced Wednesday that the multi-million dollar Angelena Project has been cancelled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/22/2014

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CSU Administrators Spend Hundreds Of Thousands In Donated Money On Parties, Alcohol

CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldsten found hundreds of thousands of dollars, donated with the intention of supporting students’ educations and benefiting the schools, yet being spent by administrators on themselves.

10/07/2014