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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Many Md. Immigrants Fear Deportation When Trump Takes Office

It was one of the president-elect’s top campaign promises. Many in the immigrant community are living in fear, as Donald Trump plans to deport millions of undocumented people.

01/18/2017

Circus performers Sheryl and Gregory May

Local Performers React To Barnum & Bailey Circus Closing

After nearly 150 years, the big top is coming down. Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus will close its doors this spring. The decision was announced this weekend by the owners, coming as a major surprise to many performers and fans.

01/16/2017

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Baltimore, U.S. Reach Consent Decree Over Policing

The Justice Department and Baltimore have reached an agreement on a consent decree that will require the city reform its police department.

01/11/2017

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Lawyer Announces Candidacy For Baltimore State’s Attorney

State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby faces a new political challenger. She still has nearly two years in office, but Marilyn Mosby is already facing her first challenger for the position of City State’s Attorney. Attorney Chad Curlett says he will run against Mosby in 2018.

01/10/2017

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Howard County Executive Says He Will Veto ‘Sanctuary’ Bill

The battle over national immigration policies are now playing out locally in Maryland. A bill in front of the Howard County Council would declare the county a “sanctuary,” or “safe zone” for undocumented immigrants. But the County Executive vows to veto it.

01/06/2017

Donald Trump (l) and Larry Hogan (r). (Photo credits: Win McNamee/Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Gonzales Poll: 74% Of Marylanders Approve Of Hogan, 56% Have Unfavorable View Of Trump

A new poll says 74 percent of Maryland voters approve of Governor Hogan, while 56 percent have an unfavorable attitude towards Donald Trump.

01/05/2017

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Baltimore Tops Orkin’s List Of ‘Bed Bug Cities’

Baltimore has ranked number one on a list no city wants to be at the top of.

01/04/2017

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Gov. Hogan Announces New Environmental Initiatives Worth $65M

In his first press conference of the new year, Gov. Larry Hogan announced a series of new environmental initiatives worth $65 million.

01/03/2017

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A Rise In Fire Deaths Makes December One Of The Deadliest For 2016

Ten people were killed in Baltimore City in December due to house fires.

01/02/2017

Hopkins Gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy

Victims Of Dr. Nikita Levy Learn Settlement Amounts

Johns Hopkins Hospital will pay nearly $200 million dollars to victims of a doctor who secretly videotaped their exams. Victims of Dr. Nikita Levy are just now receiving letters with their settlement amounts. But some are not happy with the way settlement amounts were awarded.

12/30/2016

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Trains Traveling 220 MPH Could Be a Reality in the Northeast Corridor

Baltimore to D.C. in just 30 minutes could be a reality if a new proposal to upgrade rail service across the northeast takes shape.

12/28/2016

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City Police Commissioner Looks to Curb Crime in 2017

Baltimore City Police Commissioner Kevin Davis says he’s concentrating on stopping crimes before the bloodshed.

12/27/2016

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