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Meghan McCorkell

Meghan McCorkell 175x131Meghan 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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New Clues Released In Pikesville Home Invasion

A father and his teenage daughter were tied up by two armed robbers as their house was ransacked—and investigators say it may not be the first time the gunmen struck.

03/26/2014

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Officials Work To Make Cruise Ships Safer

Safety officials are cracking down on cruise ships. After a series of high-profile incidents, US transportation officials say they want answers about safety measures on board.

03/25/2014

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Officials: Missing Malaysian Plane Crashed Into Indian Ocean

All lives lost. After searching for more than two weeks, officials say new analysis indicates Malaysian Airlines flight 370 crashed into the Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board. Now an international search effort is on to recover the wreckage of the plane and find out what caused it to go down.

03/24/2014

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Judge Finds Naval Academy Student Not Guilty Of Sex Assault Charge

Not guilty. A Naval Academy midshipman is acquitted in the alleged rape of a fellow student at an off-campus party.

03/20/2014

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#BlessYou: The Flu Goes Hi-Tech

Tracking the flu goes hi-tech. A new study uses Twitter to predict outbreaks of the illness. Doctors say it could help hospitals respond more effectively.

03/19/2014

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Charging Documents Released For Man Accused Of Killing Ex, Kidnapping Daughter

The murder of a Baltimore County mother sparked a nationwide Amber Alert. Now charging documents reveal Bobbie Jo Cortez may have been dead for 24 hours before her ex-husband disappeared with their daughter.

03/18/2014

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FAA Cries Foul Over Nationals Drone Use For Aerial Spring Training Photos

The FAA is crying foul at a Major League Baseball team. The Washington Nationals used a drone to take pictures of the team during spring training. Problem is they didn’t get permission. And commercial drone use is banned.

03/17/2014

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Police Officer Shot In East Baltimore; Extremely Critical Condition

A Baltimore City police officer is shot in East Baltimore. The investigation is unfolding by the minute.

03/14/2014

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2 Teenage Girls Charged After Torturing Autistic Classmate

Horrifying allegations. Two teenage girls are accused of torturing an autistic classmate with a knife and forcing him to perform sex acts. Investigators say they videotaped the whole thing.

03/13/2014

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Wind To Blame For Power Outages, Baltimore Building Collapse

The wind is causing major problems around our region—it’s even responsible for a building collapse on Cooksey Street.

03/12/2014

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Baltimore Co. Schools Approve Major Technology Contract

A massive technology contract proposed for Baltimore County schools. It’s part of an initiative to put laptops or tablets in the hands of every student.

03/11/2014

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Bikers Ride Into Baltimore To Honor Those Lost At Sandy Hook

Riding to remember. Team 26, a group of bikers honoring the 26 lives lost in the Sandy Hook school shooting, rides into Baltimore—this as the father of the Newtown shooter speaks out for the first time.

03/10/2014

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