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.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

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Father Wanted For Parental Abduction Is Speaking Out From Tunisia

Two children– taken from their grandmother’s Maryland home. Their father is on the FBI’s most wanted list for abducting them and taking them to Tunisia.

05/22/2015

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Md. Mother Fighting To Get Kidnapped Son Back From Tunisia

A Maryland mother fighting for years to get her kidnapped son back to the United States. Eslam Chebbi, 8, was abducted by his father and taken to Tunisia in 2011.

05/21/2015

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Takata Air Bag Recall Doubles To Nearly 34 Million

It’s the largest auto recall in history. A deadly defect could cause the airbag in your car to explode.

05/20/2015

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What You Need To Know About The Takata Air Bag Recall

A recall of air bags made by Japanese auto parts supplier Takata Corp. now has the dubious distinction of being the largest in U.S. history.

05/20/2015

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Deadly Defect Leads To Largest Airbag Recall In History

It is the largest consumer product recall in U.S. history. Nearly 34 million cars in the U.S. are now included in the expanded recall for airbags that could potentially explode.

05/19/2015

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Gas Prices Going Up As Temperatures Start To Rise

Just in time for Memorial Day weekend, gas prices are back on the rise. Prices were steadily falling most of the year. But now with summer drawing closer, prices are going up.

05/18/2015

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Rabbi Gets More Than 6 Years For Secretly Videotaping Women

The rabbi who previously pleaded guilty to secretly videotaping hundreds of women undressing in a changing room at a Jewish ritual bath was sentenced on Friday to 78 months behind bars.

05/15/2015

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Police: 2 Corrections Officers Looted During Baltimore Riots

They normally work behind the walls of the prison, but now two corrections officers are facing criminal charges themselves. The two women are charged with looting a 7-Eleven during last month’s riots.

05/14/2015

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Attorneys Say Charges Against Officer In Freddie Gray’s Death ‘Unjust’

Grand jury indictments against the six officers accused in the death of Freddie Gray could come down any day. Now attorneys for one of those officers are fighting back, saying their client is unjustly charged.

05/13/2015

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5 Teens Charged, 2 Others Arrested In Dundalk Man’s Beating Caught On Tape

Attempted murder charges. A Dundalk man is viciously beaten in front of his own home. The whole thing was caught on tape. Now, seven people are under arrest, but it hasn’t eased fears in the community.

05/12/2015

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Dundalk Man Violently Beaten By Group Of Teens

Richard Fletcher is out of the hospital, but he suffered extensive injuries. We want to warn you: some of the video and pictures you are about to see are disturbing.

05/08/2015

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