Megan Hickey, CBS Chicago

Megan Hickey

CBS Chicago

Chicago, IL, United States

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Recent articles by Megan:

Illinois ‘Move Over’ Law Isn’t Being Followed By All Motorists

"We lost two troopers in the line of duty, two Scott's Law violations last year." → Read More

More Suburban Students, Parents Rally For Resumption Of In-Person Classes, School Sports

The voices of suburban parents, teachers, and coaches were getting louder Monday, calling for the option to let kids into classrooms and let student athletes onto the field. → Read More

Sincere Williams, 18, Charged With Stabbing Employee At Wicker Park Walgreens To Death

A suspect was charged Tuesday afternoon with stabbing an employee to death at a Walgreens drugstore in Wicker Park over the weekend. → Read More

Family, Community Want To Know Who Stabbed Wicker Park Walgreens Employee To Death, And Why

Police on Monday afternoon continued to talk to a person of interest after a 32-year-old mother of two was stabbed to death while working at a Walgreens in Wicker Park. → Read More

Owner Of Burned Kenosha Mattress Store Reunites Man Who Risked His Life Tried To Save It

A man risked his own life to save a friend’s business during the violent clashes in Kenosha, and was beaten by looters. CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey was there Thursday when that man was reunited with the owners whose store he tried to save. → Read More

Playgrounds Are Closed Due To COVID-19, So Why Are Some Of Them Packed?

Playgrounds in Chicago are still closed due to the pandemic, so why are jungle gyms hosting large groups of kids and adults night after night? → Read More

There Were Warning Signs, But Now A Child Is Dead And Parents Charged With Manslaughter

A 6-year-old girl was found dead in her Kendall County home, and her parents charged with involuntary manslaughter. But, could Kerri Rutherford’s death have been prevented? → Read More

After Monday Morning Looting, Minority Business Owner Fears She Won’t Be Able To Reopen

We spoke with minority business owner on the Magnificent Mile who said she had plenty of video evidence. But she now worries that her business won't survive long enough to see the looters punished. → Read More

How Did Bad Information About Englewood Cop Shooting Spark Looting?

The city’s mayor and top cop blame misinformation for the tension that erupted around Sunday afternoon’s non-fatal officer-involved shooting in Englewood. → Read More

Lakeshore Businesses Left Behind By Beach Closures Try To Stay Alive

Lakefront restaurants have struggled with different reopening rules than other restaurants in the city, even though they could be better situated for social distancing than many of the bars and restaurants that have been open for months. → Read More

‘It Breaks Your Heart’: Parents Worry How E-Learning Will Work For Diverse Learners

E-learning is a challenge for everyone, but what about kids who already needed special education? → Read More

No Bail For Darrell Johnson, Suspect In Murder Of Jamari Ricks

Janari Ricks' family said they knew Darrell Johnson because he grew up in the area and he had a distinctive limp. Prosecutors said it was actually that old injury from a shooting that gave him away. He's being held with no bond. → Read More

Protesters Demand Closure Of CPD Homan Square Facility

"I was handcuffed to a bench in a cinder block cell for 17 hours." → Read More

Sold Out: Remdesivir Used To Treat COVID-19 Not Widely Available

"There are hospitals including large healthcare systems in Florida Texas and Arizona that have been reported to be out of the medication." → Read More

Parents Of 20-Month-Old Killed Plead For Justice ‘CPD We Need Your Help’

"Do ya'll know how it felt for me to identify my son at a morgue? My one-year-old baby, at a morgue." → Read More

Chicago Family Sues CPD After Vehicle Rolls Over Young Girl; ‘Where Was The Help?’

"Every time I see it, it breaks me down because I don't believe that this is my baby actually getting run over." → Read More

CBS 2 Investigators: Another Family Upset About Mislabeled Remains At Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office

"You've cremated my dad under somebody else's name." → Read More

Doctor Who Survived COVID-19 Is Denied Opportunity To Donate Plasma Because He Is Gay

Dr. Dillon Barron is a frontline emergency room doctor on the city’s North Side. He was also once a COVID-19 patient himself and has since recovered. But when he tried to donate his plasma to help save others, he was flat-out denied because he is gay. → Read More

CBS 2 Investigation: Birth And Death Certificates Being Processed After COVID-19 Shutdown

"It's been almost three months. That's a long time to figure this out." → Read More

5-Year-Old Boy, 19-Year-Old Man Shot And Wounded In Back Of The Yards

Two people, including a 5-year-old boy, were shot and wounded Thursday afternoon in Back of the Yards. → Read More