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.


Sports Legends Museum Closing Its Doors After Lease Dispute

Baltimore’s Sports Legends Museum draws tens of thousands of visitors a year, but, no more. The museum is leaving its home at Camden Yards because of a lease dispute with the Maryland Stadium Authority.


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Police: 5 Injured By Knife-Wielding Man Inside Jimmy’s Famous Seafood

Five people are injured by a man with a knife inside a popular Baltimore restaurant early Friday morning.


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Amtrak Threatens Shutdown If Congress Does’t Act

Amtrak is threatening to shut down a large part of its rail system in the next few weeks if Congress doesn’t extend a deadline for certain safety measures.



Local YouTube Star Caleb Logan Brataley Dies Suddenly At 13

A Maryland teenager who was a phenomenon on social media has died. Thirteen-year-old Caleb LeBlanc—who went by Caleb Brataley online—passed away from natural causes last week. His death in Anne Arundel County has made headlines around the world.


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Amtrak Train From Vermont To Baltimore, DC Derails

Seven people have been injured after a train that passes through both Maryland and DC went off the tracks. The Amtrak Vermonter derailed around 10:30 a.m. Monday in Northfield, Vermont. More than 100 people were on board.



1 Killed, 4 Hurt In Shooting At Baltimore Shopping Center

A massive manhunt is on for the gunmen who opened fire outside a crowded shopping center in the middle of the afternoon.



Preps Underway As Hurricane Joaquin Eyes East Coast

State emergency officials are constantly monitoring the storms paths as residents and business owners along the water are nervous about what Joaquin will bring.


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Flu Season Begins; CDC Estimates Up To 20% Will Get Sick

A health warning. Doctors say they are already starting to see flu cases coming in! This after the flu reached epidemic levels last year.



Police Investigate Vandalism That Advocates Killing Cops

Anne Arundel County police are investigating after the Ritchie Highway Shopping Center was vandalized. The vandalism advocated killing police officers.


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Lawsuit: Handymen Traded Sex For Repairs In Public Housing

Maintenance workers were trading sex for repairs in public housing units. Those are the allegations in a new $70 million federal lawsuit just filed against the Baltimore Housing Authority. Seven women says they are victims of the abuse.



Years After Enhanced Screening, Passengers Continue Pushing Airport Security Limits

It’s been years since enhanced screening at airports went into effect, still TSA officials say every day passengers try to bring banned items through security checkpoints.



Pharmaceutical Company Raises Drug Price By Over 4000%

Major backlash after a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a life-saving drug by more than 4,000%. The CEO is now promising to lower that increase but a Maryland congressman is calling for an investigation.