Meghan Dwyer, WGN TV News

Meghan Dwyer


Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Meghan:

Governor’s office moves out of Thompson Center

CHICAGO — The Governor’s office moved out of the James R. Thompson Center Friday, as many staffers emptying the 16th floor say they are happy to move on. Since 1985, the postmodern Thompson Center has loomed above Clark Street like a giant greenhouse. Inside, even tourists are saying what state employees have said for decades: […] → Read More

Rep. Kam Buckner announces Chicago mayoral bid

Buckner says if he’s elected mayor he’ll focus on crime but also education. → Read More

Not everyone happy with new ward map deal

CHICAGO — There’s a tentative deal for a new Chicago ward map, but not everybody got what they wanted. In the last few weeks, pressure to reach a deal by next Thursday loomed. The Black Caucus and the Latino Caucus were at a crossroads with neither wanting to give up any ground. “I didn’t fold. […] → Read More

‘Zero warning’: Parents blindsided by closing of Bolingbrook Catholic school

Parents said they got the news in a letter Friday after school. → Read More

Threat lifted at Northwestern’s downtown campus after carjacking, chase

CHICAGO — Northwestern University briefly issued an “active threat” alert at its Streeterville campus Monday afternoon after a carjacking suspect ran into a medical building and was arrested shortly after. The series of incidents began with a carjacking in the 2000 block of West Arthur. Sources told WGN News officers never lost sight of the […] → Read More

Acquittal in murder of Daisy Hayes a travesty of justice, family says

It’s been four years of marching and fighting. → Read More

Hillside residents fighting for more to be done about speeding

HILLSIDE, Ill. — After a house was nearly hit by a speeding driver earlier in April, neighbors in the Village of Hillside are calling on the mayor to do something. Neighbors have been in the fight for the last two years, but interestingly enough — the man who has been the most vocal about the […] → Read More

CTA security concerns raised after Brooklyn subway attack

Metra also deployed additional resources. → Read More

1 dead, 2 pulled from rubble following partial building collapse on West Side

CHICAGO — One man is dead and two people are hospitalized following a partial building collapse on Chicago’s West Side. Multiple emergencies crews remain on scene in the 3400 block of W. Jackson in East Garfield Park. According to Chicago Fire spokesperson Larry Langford, the adult male, believed to be in his 50s or 60s, […] → Read More

FBI seeks information after over 100 potential kids filmed in YMCA locker rooms

CHICAGO — The FBI is seeking to identify alleged victims of a man accused of photographing over 100 boys in YMCA locker rooms for nearly 15 years. Officials said they are seeking victims whose images were captured on recording devices. The FBI said they believe there may be over 100 victims ranging from ages 5 […] → Read More

‘He’s been through so much’: Chicago Ridge teen’s Make-A-Wish gift stolen

Long before he was even old enough to drive, Jacob Watson and his grandfather loved trucks. → Read More

Talks resume as Ukraine denies hitting depot on Russian soil

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Talks to stop the fighting in Ukraine resumed Friday, as another desperate attempt to rescue civilians from the shattered and encircled city of Mariupol failed and Russia accused the Ukrainians of launching a helicopter attack on a fuel depot on Russian soil. The governor of Russia’s Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said […] → Read More

Video shows moments gunfire erupts in Bridgeport, startling neighbors

“Probably close to 20 shots,” resident Kersten added. → Read More

Biden signs bill making lynching a federal hate crime

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday signed a bill into law to make lynching a federal hate crime, more than 100 years after such legislation was first proposed. The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act is named after the Black teenager whose killing in Mississippi in the summer of 1955 became a galvanizing moment in […] → Read More

Proposal to make ghost guns illegal introduced in IL House

CHICAGO — A new bill has been introduced in Springfield to make so-called “ghost guns” illegal, aiming to crack down on a largely unregulated industry. The legislation would make it illegal to own a gun without a corresponding serial number, which ghost guns do not have. The transfer, purchase, manufacture, importation and possession of ghost […] → Read More

Former diversity manager at United sues over discrimination

CHICAGO — A former diversity manager at United Airlines is suing the company, claiming she was discriminated against. The lawsuit also alleges the Chicago-based airline might not fully be committed to making diversity “part of its DNA,” like it claims. Antoinette Ivy was a manager for diversity and inclusion within the human resources department at […] → Read More

Gunman dead after fatally shooting coworker, wounding another in Burr Ridge office

No threat to the community remains. → Read More

Family hands out flyers after suburban woman shot, killed in Little Village

CHICAGO — Family and friends of a 25-year-old suburban woman gunned down in Little Village over the weekend are desperate to find out who killed her. Tiffany Folashade Mordi, 25, was shot at around 11:45 p.m. Friday in the 2400 block of South Homan. She lived in Bolingbrook with her mother and had recently arrived […] → Read More

Family of mother killed in Leyden Township hit-and-run seeks answers one year after death

CHICAGO — Nearly a year after a mother of three was killed in a hit-and-run, her family is calling the investigation a political cover-up. The Cook County Sheriff’s Office said that could not be further from the truth. Tiffany Borre was 40 years old when she died last year, and her family remains without closure […] → Read More

Legal challenges mounting for those looking to leave Ukraine for U.S.

Millions of Ukrainian refugees are scrambling to figure out what to do next after being displaced by violence. For those with family in America, it seems hopeless. Ukraine is not like other European countries when it comes to getting visa requirements waived. Residents can’t just simply fly to the U.S., even to visit. And that […] → Read More