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Meghan McCorkell

Meghan McCorkell 175x131Meghan McCorkell joined the Eyewitness News team in July 2011 as a General Assignment Reporter.

She came to Baltimore from Columbus, Ohio where she spent nearly three years at WSYX/WTTE.  While there, she traveled to Haiti to cover relief efforts on the year anniversary of the devastating earthquake.  She was also recognized by the Associated Press for excellence in Feature Reporting.

Prior to moving to Buckeye nation, Meghan worked as the Washington Correspondent for Sinclair Broadcast Group, covering Capitol Hill and the White House.  She started behind the scenes before stepping in front of the camera.  As a Producer at WJLA in Washington, D.C. she won an Emmy Award for her coverage of President Gerald Ford’s funeral.  She was also nominated for an Emmy while working as a Producer at WTTG.  She started her career moving up the ranks at NewsChannel 8.

A native of the Jersey Shore, Meghan is happy to be back on the East Coast.

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Detectives Still Searching For Gunman Who Shot Kayaker In Pasadena

Nearly a week after a kayaker is shot on an Anne Arundel County creek, it is still a mystery where that shot came from and who fired it.

04/18/2014

Good Friday, Jesus

Christians In Baltimore Observe Good Friday

In the Christian world, it is Good Friday. And many are marking the day with a church service.

04/18/2014

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2 Men Robbed And Beaten Outside Southeast Baltimore Church

Baltimore Police are searching for a group of teen gunmen who attacked and robbed church members getting ready for Easter. Now parishioners are afraid to go to services at their own church.

04/17/2014

Run Now Relay

Run Now Relay Races Through Baltimore

Security continues to increase in Boston as the city prepares for its first marathon since last year’s bombings. Thirty-six thousand people are expected to run in the race on Monday and a group of runners is already pounding the pavement to raise money for survivors.

04/16/2014

kayaker shot

Police Search For Man Who Shot Kayaker

A kayaker paddling on a moonlit night was struck by a bullet. Now investigators are honing in on whom shot that man.

04/14/2014

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Navy Football Team Honors Player Who Died After Slipping Into Coma

There are still no answers about what caused the deadly collapse of a Navy football player during practice. Will McKamey, 19, died last week after he slipped into a coma. Now his fellow midshipmen are trying to cope with the loss.

04/04/2014

KIPP Academy lockdown mistaken intruder

Police: KIPP Academy Lockdown Likely Caused By Md. Journalism Student’s Tripod Mistaken For Weapon

Baltimore Police say a lockdown at KIPP Academy may have been caused by a tripod being mistaken for a weapon, and the person with the camera equipment was a journalism student from the University of Maryland on assignment at the school.

04/03/2014

Walter Lomax

Free At Last! Baltimore Man Exonerated Of 1968 Murder Conviction

He spent 40 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit. Now a judge has overturned the guilty verdict for a Baltimore City man. Walter Lomax was accused of murdering a store manager back in 1967. Wednesday, those charges were thrown out.

04/02/2014

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New Md. Health Exchange Site To Be Modeled After Connecticut’s

Hundreds of millions of dollars were invested into Maryland’s problem-plagued health care website. Now state officials have announced an upgrade to the site–but it comes with a hefty price tag.

04/01/2014

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Lockdown Lifted After Report Of Armed Person On Stevenson University’s Campus

Scare on campus. An active shooter warning put Stevenson University on lockdown. Investigators say students spotted someone with a gun. Students were barricaded inside classrooms at the Owings Mills campus for hours.

03/31/2014

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Longer Winter Could Mean Shorter Summer For Md. Students

With winter finally behind and April coming up, Maryland schools are struggling to make up a pile of snow days.

03/28/2014

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Ravens Star Ray Rice Indicted On Aggravated Assault Charges

Ravens running back Ray Rice is indicted on criminal charges–and that could mean jail time. Rice is accused of knocking out his fiancee during a night out in Atlantic City.

03/27/2014

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