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.


Retesting Ordered For Thousands of ‘Lead-Free’ Md. Homes

Thousands of Maryland homes that were certified lead-free will now be subject to additional testing after state investigators found traces of lead in homes a private inspector said were safe.

CBS Baltimore–07/29/2016

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Man Convicted In Chandra Levy’s Death Won’t Be Retried

Charges have been dropped against the man convicted of killing Washington, D.C. intern Chandra Levy.


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2 Charged In Connection With Alleged Towson Hazing Incident

Two 21-year-old men have been charged in connection with a March hazing incident that caused a Towson University student to be hospitalized.


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Family Of Frostburg Football Player Who Died Will Settle Suit With NCAA

The family of a Frostburg State football player who died after getting a concussion in practice will settle a lawsuit with the NCAA.

CBS Baltimore–07/26/2016


Hooters Restaurant That Served Drunk Driver Who Killed Cop To Shut Down

A Maryland restaurant charged with serving alcohol to the drunk driver who fatally struck a Montgomery County Police officer will shut its doors instead of fighting to keep its liquor license.

CBS Baltimore–07/25/2016


Health Officials Urge Residents to Take Precautions Ahead of Dangerous Heat Wave

Across the region emergency officials are preparing for the dangerous heat.


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NWS: Worst Heat Wave In Decades Is Upon Us

The National Weather Service warns this could be one of the worst heat waves in decades.


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$90K of Cocaine Found In Secret Luggage Compartment at BWI Airport

A woman from Jamaica is under arrest after tens of thousands of dollars worth of cocaine was found inside a hidden compartment in a suitcase at BWI.



Neighbors Fed Up With Noise From BWI Airport

The number of noise complaints at BWI Thurgood Marshall has doubled in a one-year span since the airport upgraded its technology and shifted its flight patterns.

CBS Baltimore–07/19/2016

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BPD Trying To Determine If Gunman Tried To Lure Officers

A man has died after investigators say he opened fire on Baltimore City police officers using an AR-style rifle.


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Union Calling For Emergency Shutdown Of Baltimore Metro Subway

The transit union is calling for an immediate emergency shutdown of the Baltimore Metro Subway.


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Baltimore Metro Subway to Partially Close for Weeks

A major shutdown is planned on the Baltimore Metro Subway system, as aging infrastructure requires replacement.



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