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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City Police Trying To Expand Eyes On The Streets With New Program

City police are trying to expand their eyes on the streets. They’ve started a new program encouraging business owners and homeowners to register their surveillance cameras with the city.

10/30/2014

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Baltimore Cop Charged In Bus Stop Beating Caught On Camera

Caught on camera repeatedly punching a man, a Baltimore City police officer now faces criminal charges.

10/29/2014

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Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes At Wallops Island in Va.

A NASA rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded during lift-off. NASA officials say the rocket suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff. Now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong.

10/28/2014

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Md. Gas Prices Hit Lowest Point In Years

It’s the moment drivers have been waiting for! Gas prices here in Maryland are at a nearly four-year low. But how long will it last?

10/28/2014

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Md. Board of Elections Probe Republican-To-Democratic Ballot Switch Claims

Early voting just started last week in Maryland, but there are already accusations that some voting machines are changing Republican votes to Democrat. Now Republicans are calling for an investigation by the State Board of Elections.

10/28/2014

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Disturbing Video Shows 17-Year-Old Beaten By Gang Of Girls

A 17-year-old is beaten and robbed by a girl gang in West Baltimore. The entire thing was caught on cell phone camera and shared repeatedly on the web.

10/24/2014

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Inspection Underway After A Driver Is Killed By A Fallen Tree

Tragedy on a heavily traveled road. A driver was killed when a tree smashed through the roof of her ca as she was driving. Now neighbors say they have concerns about the trees in the area.

10/23/2014

Falls Road accident

1 Dead After Tree Falls Onto Car On Falls Road

A horrifying accident. A woman was killed when her car was struck by a falling tree—as she was driving! Neighbors say it’s a major issue in the area.

10/22/2014

The White House (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Bel Air Man Apprehended After Jumping White House Fence

Another security breach at the White House. A Maryland man has been captured after jumping over the fence.

10/22/2014

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Millions Of Cars Recalled Due To Faulty Airbags

It’s a potentially deadly defect that could be inside your car. Federal officials have linked four deaths to defective airbags that can explode—sending shrapnel flying. Thirty more people have been injured. Now millions of vehicles are being recalled.

10/21/2014

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Remains Found May Belong To Missing University Of Virginia Student

Another bombshell in the case of a missing University of Virginia student. Investigators have linked the man accused of kidnapping Hannah Graham to yet another attack, the latest case dating back nearly a decade—this as the medical examiner tries to determine if a body found this weekend is that of Graham.

10/20/2014

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Mayor Appoints Group To Assess Body Camera Use For Baltimore Police

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has announced that a working group will assess the potential use of body cameras for police in the city.

10/17/2014

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