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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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Virginia Community Reflects After Tornado Kills 2

A powerful tornado leaves a New Jersey couple dead and their children injured after making landfall Thursday on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

07/25/2014

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Speed Limit Lowered Along Dangerous Stretch Of Route 1 In College Park

Three people dead in just one year. All of them were college students who were hit by cars as they walked on Route 1 in College Park.

07/24/2014

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Browns Fan Posts Video Of Himself Urinating On Art Modell’s Grave

A shocking video has outraged Ravens Nation. A Cleveland Browns fan taped himself urinating on the grave of former Ravens owner Art Modell. Ravens fans are outraged that someone would deface the memory of a man who meant so much to Maryland. Now Baltimore County police are investigating whether a crime was committed.

07/23/2014

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Gaza Strip Fighting Prompts Cancellation Of US Flights To Israel

Conflict in the Middle East. The fighting in Israel and the Gaza Strip is so dangerous it’s now having a worldwide impact. The FAA has grounded US flights into Israel, cutting off thousands of people from the country. Meanwhile, the death toll continues to rise, with more than 600 Palestinians and two dozen Israeli soldiers killed.

07/22/2014

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Local Israelis & Palestinians Weigh In On Gaza Strip Conflict

The conflict in the Middle East is hitting home here in Maryland. A Baltimore man has now been injured in the fighting.

07/21/2014

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Penguins Get New Home At The Maryland Zoo

Meghan McCorkell reports, the penguins at the Maryland Zoo are getting a new home.

07/17/2014

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Transgender Murder Victim Was Sibling Of NBA Player

For the second time this summer, another transgender woman has been found brutally murdered in Baltimore city.

07/16/2014

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New Report Blames Track Break For Deadly Ellicott City Derailment

It’s been nearly two years since a CSX train derailed in Ellicott City, crushing two teenagers sitting on a railroad bridge. Now the NTSB has released an extensive report on what may have caused the deadly incident.

07/14/2014

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Federal Gov’t. Considers Sheltering Immigrant Children In Westminster

A Maryland city is now in the middle of the national border battle. Tens of thousands of children have been caught illegally sneaking into the U.S.

07/11/2014

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DEA Forms Task Force Targeting Heroin Dealers Across Md.

In Maryland, it’s a killer more deadly than guns. Heroin deaths have reached epidemic levels in the state. Now the Drug Enforcement Agency has started a task force to go after heroin dealers.

07/10/2014

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Survey: Many University Sex Assaults Not Investigated

A frightening new survey shows sexual assaults are not being investigated at many universities across the country. The study—commissioned by Congress—comes as the federal government ramps up oversight of campus cases.

07/09/2014

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Forgotten Vials Of Smallpox Found In Storage Room In Bethesda

A startling discovery: vials of the deadly disease smallpox—found right here in Maryland! It happened on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda.

07/08/2014

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