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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5 Shot During Baltimore Cookout; Suspect Sought & 2 Victims Arrested

A Memorial Day cookout turned tragic in north Baltimore: five people shot in a drive-by shooting! Now people are trying to hunt down the gunman.


The type of body camera that will be worn by Baltimore Police officers.

Baltimore Police Begin Distributing Body Cameras

Police body cameras have hit the streets in Baltimore City. The first wave of cameras have been given out to city officers and are now in operation.



Maryland Businesses Preparing For Boom Over Holiday Weekend

Businesses across Maryland are preparing for a boom in business, thanks to Memorial Day.



2 Arrested After Baltimore Police Chase Ends With Standoff

A police pursuit in Baltimore City ended in a tense standoff in Baltimore County.


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Rep. Elijah Cummings Calls For Calm Ahead Of Nero Verdict

As we await the judge’s verdict in the Officer Nero trial, one prominent lawmaker is calling for peace throughout the city.


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Baltimore Police Stepping Up Security For Verdict In Nero Trial

Security is expected to be stepped up around the Mitchell Courthouse on Monday when the verdict is read in the trial of Officer Edward Nero.



Verdict Pending In Nero Case Could Impact Police Nationwide

The trial of Officer Edward Nero has drawn the attention of police nationwide, as it could have a far-reaching impact on the way officers do their jobs.


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Suspect In Armed Attack On Baltimore Elderly Couple Arrested

Police have arrested a man wanted in the assault of an elderly couple on May 4 in Baltimore.


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Police: Road Rage Suspect Opens Fire On Driver In Howard Co.

A terrifying case of road rage in Howard County. A man opened fire on another driver during the start of morning rush hour. Now police across the county are searching for that gunman.


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Md. Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Illegal Silicone Injections

A Maryland woman — charged with promising clients their dream bodies — but prosecutors say what she was really injecting was a serious risk to their health.


Malcolm Bryant released from prison. (Courtesy: Towanda Luckett)

Searching For A Killer: DNA Evidence Sets Man Free After 17 Years In Jail

After 17-years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit, DNA evidence has now exonerated Malcolm Bryant.



Latest Trial Against Officer In Freddie Gray Death To Begin

A change in tactics for prosecutors in the latest trial against an officer in the death of Freddie Gray. They plan to argue Officer Edward Nero had no business arresting Gray to begin with.




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