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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Some On Edge After Deadly Shooting Near UMB Campus

A quadruple shooting just steps from a Baltimore college campus. It’s not the first violent incident near the University of Maryland Baltimore this year.

07/09/2015

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3 Dead After Quadruple Shooting Near University Of Maryland Baltimore

Brazen gunmen opened fire on a west Baltimore street corner, killing three people and injuring another. Now police are combing the area to hunt down the suspects.

07/08/2015

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Carnival May Soon Begin Cruises To Cuba

A surprising new travel option, as the United States and Cuba thaw relations. Americans could soon take a cruise to Cuba. Carnival Cruise Lines has just secured U.S. approval.

07/07/2015

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9-Year-Old Boy Dies From Beating Over Birthday Cake

Investigators say he was handcuffed and beaten for taking a slice of birthday cake without permission. Now a nine-year-old Hagerstown boy has died, his mother’s boyfriend is behind bars and police are considering more charges in the case.

07/06/2015

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Governor Makes First Public Appearance Since Revealing Cancer Diagnosis

For the first time since undergoing five days of intense chemotherapy, Governor Larry Hogan made a public appearance Monday. During an event Monday afternoon, he addressed his health.

07/06/2015

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9-Year-Old Boy Critically Hurt By Mother’s Boyfriend Over Birthday Cake

A nine-year-old Hagerstown boy is handcuffed and beaten. Police say it was all for eating a piece of birthday cake.

07/03/2015

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Influx Of Shark Attacks Has Beachgoers On Alert This Holiday Weekend

An unprecedented influx of shark attacks along East Coast beaches in the past few weeks. And with the holiday weekend ahead, beachgoers are on high alert.

07/02/2015

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Maryland Tolls Going Down, But Gas Tax Going Up

Driving in Maryland just got cheaper. For the first time in 50 years, tolls are going down. The reductions—announced by Governor Larry Hogan last month—took effect Wednesday.

07/01/2015

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Commission To Decide If Baltimore Should Remove Confederate Statues

As a nationwide debate over the Confederate flag continues to rage, there’s a new push to remove Confederate statues here in Baltimore—but are they symbols of slavery or historic landmarks? The mayor will form a commission to decide just that.

06/30/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Family Of Businessman Killed In Train Crash Sues Amtrak

The family of a Maryland man killed in a deadly train derailment says Amtrak is to blame and now they’ve filed a lawsuit. Bob Gildersleeve was one of eight people killed when the commuter train that had passed through Baltimore flew off the tracks near Philadelphia.

06/29/2015

The White House stands illuminated in rainbow colored light at dusk in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court's ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a 'victory for America,' U.S. President Barack Obama said today, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with 'a thunderbolt.' Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Pride On Display Across Baltimore Following Supreme Court Ruling

An historic day as the Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

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Baltimore Residents Hold Prayer Vigil For Md. Gov. Hogan

Residents gather in Baltimore for a prayer vigil following an announcement that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cancer.

06/25/2015

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