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Meghan McCorkell

McCorkel Meghan 175x131 (2)Meghan 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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Maryland Tolls Going Down, But Gas Tax Going Up

Driving in Maryland just got cheaper. For the first time in 50 years, tolls are going down. The reductions—announced by Governor Larry Hogan last month—took effect Wednesday.

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Commission To Decide If Baltimore Should Remove Confederate Statues

As a nationwide debate over the Confederate flag continues to rage, there’s a new push to remove Confederate statues here in Baltimore—but are they symbols of slavery or historic landmarks? The mayor will form a commission to decide just that.

06/30/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Family Of Businessman Killed In Train Crash Sues Amtrak

The family of a Maryland man killed in a deadly train derailment says Amtrak is to blame and now they’ve filed a lawsuit. Bob Gildersleeve was one of eight people killed when the commuter train that had passed through Baltimore flew off the tracks near Philadelphia.

06/29/2015

The White House stands illuminated in rainbow colored light at dusk in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court's ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a 'victory for America,' U.S. President Barack Obama said today, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with 'a thunderbolt.' Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Pride On Display Across Baltimore Following Supreme Court Ruling

An historic day as the Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

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Baltimore Residents Hold Prayer Vigil For Md. Gov. Hogan

Residents gather in Baltimore for a prayer vigil following an announcement that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cancer.

06/25/2015

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Detectives Hunt Down Clues In Murder Of Woman, 7-Year-Old Son

Baltimore battles back against one of its deadliest months in decades. Some of May’s rash of killings are still unsolved, including the murder of a mother and her 7-year-old son. Now city police hit the neighborhood full force.

06/24/2015

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Father Charged With Murder After Leaving Daughter In Hot Car

The heat proved to be deadly for a Baltimore City toddler. She was left in a hot car for 16 hours. Her father is facing murder charges.

06/23/2015

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Marylanders & Political Officials Wish Governor Well After Cancer Diagnosis

Governor Larry Hogan shocks the state with news that cancer has spread throughout his body.

06/22/2015

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Slow Start To Crab Season Means High Prices At The Dinner Table

Maryland is in the middle of a major price surge on crabs. The bay crab season is getting off to a rough start. Some restaurants still have not served a single local crab.

06/12/2015

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16-Year-Old Found Dead In Fire Was ‘Sexually Assaulted, Strangled’

A promising high school student’s life cut short—killed in a crime that’s horrified the city. Now police say they’ve tracked down the two men who sexually assaulted and strangled 16-year-old Arnesha Bowers and then lit her home on fire.

06/11/2015

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Plan Could Clean Tons Of Trash Out Of Canton Waterfront

Hundreds of tons of trash floating in the Inner Harbor–water that recently received an “F” grade for health quality. Now the city wants to double its efforts to clean up, using new technology only found here in Baltimore.

06/10/2015

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MTA Conducting Sweeps On Light Rail To Catch Fare-Skippers

Thousands of dollars lost every year from people who ride the Light Rail without paying. Now the Maryland Transit Administration is cracking down.

06/09/2015

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