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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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Howard County Holds Unity Rally After Confederate Flag Controversy

Confederate flag controversy. A community rallies together after students were disciplined for carrying the controversial symbol at school events.

09/15/2014

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Students Disciplined After Bringing Confederate Flags To School

Students at a Howard County high school were disciplined for displaying a controversial symbol twice during school events.

09/11/2014

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Obama Outlines Plan To Defeat Islamic State

President Barack H. Obama announced Wednesday evening that the U.S. will lead a broad coalition going after ISIS, a group the CIA director calls “evil incarnate.”

09/10/2014

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Maryland Would Play Major Role In Washington 2024 Olympics Bid

A new push to bring the summer Olympics to the Washington, D.C.-Baltimore region is moving forward. The region is one of four U.S. cities being considered by the Olympic Committee.

09/05/2014

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Md. Hospital Part Of Group Attempting To Create Ebola Vaccine

A third U.S. doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia will be treated at a special hospital in Nebraska. More than 1,900 people have died in the outbreak in West Africa.

09/04/2014

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Ray Lewis Statue To Be Unveiled Thursday

Excitement is building. Thursday morning, a new statue will unveiled featuring a Baltimore legend. The Ray Lewis statue will stand outside M&T Bank Stadium and what it looks like is still a mystery.

09/03/2014

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Policy Changes Recommended 6 Months After Relisha Rudd’s Disappearance

Vanished without a trace. More than six months ago, eight-year-old Relisha Rudd disappeared. Now authorities have released a review of the actions taken during the child’s disappearance.

09/02/2014

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Orioles Fans Firing Back After Adam Jones ‘Airport’ Comment

Backlash in Birdland. Orioles fans are firing back at All Star Adam Jones for comments he made during a fan meet-and-greet.

08/29/2014

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Baltimore Leaders Fight City’s Criminal Reputation In Pop Culture

Baltimore is fighting a bad rap. First it was “Homicide,” then “The Wire” and now another hit. A new National Geographic TV show features what they call “the heroin hustle” taking over Baltimore streets. Now city leaders are battling back.

08/27/2014

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Opening Day Is Here For Baltimore City’s New Horseshoe Casino

The Horseshoe Casino has officially opened its doors to the public.

08/26/2014

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Morgan State Football Player Dies 2 Weeks After Collapsing At Practice

A promising young football player dies two weeks after falling ill on the practice field. Now an autopsy reveals the Morgan State freshman passed away from complications from heatstroke. Now his family is speaking out about what happened.

08/25/2014

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Social Worker Who Counsels Teens Faces Child Porn Charges

A man trusted to counsel teenagers is now behind bars. James Patrick Tinker faces child porn charges after police conducted a search warrant at his Essex home Thursday.

08/22/2014

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