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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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Md. Jewish Community Prays For Peace After Kidnap & Murder Of Teens In Israel

Three Israeli teens were kidnapped and murdered. Now police are looking into whether the killing of a Palestinian teen may have been a revenge killing. As unrest grows in the region, people here in Maryland are closely watching the conflict.

07/02/2014

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Baltimore World Cup Fans Believed In Team USA Until The Bitter Belgium End

A heartbreaking loss for USA Soccer. The team was eliminated from the World Cup in a drama-filled match that went into overtime. All of Maryland was glued to the game.

07/01/2014

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Baltimore City 911 Center Experiences Delays Answering Calls; System Now Fixed

Major issues with the city’s 911 call center. Officials were experiencing delays answering emergency calls.

06/30/2014

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GM Announces Plan To Compensate Families Affected By Faulty Ignition Switches

Company in crisis. General Motors issues another massive recall affecting millions of drivers.

06/30/2014

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Experts Warn Party Drug ‘Molly’ Rampant In Maryland

Dozens of people are rushed to the hospital after taking the popular party drug known as “Molly.” It happened at a concert in Boston, but experts say the drug is rampant in Maryland.

06/27/2014

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Wife Says Md. Man Jailed In Cuba Threatening To Kill Himself

A dire warning from Havana, Cuba. Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor accused of spying, says he will take his own life if he’s not released from prison. He’s served five years of a 15-year sentence.

06/25/2014

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Mosby Defeats Bernstein In Close Race For Baltimore City State’s Attorney

Former prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has won the election for Baltimore State’s Attorney, defeating incumbent Gregg Bernstein.

06/24/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Could Shake Things Up In The Primary Election

Will voters show up to cast their ballots for the primary election? There is growing concern that a very small number of people could determine some of the top jobs in Maryland, including nominations for governor.

06/23/2014

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Some Call $50,000 ‘Love Letter To Baltimore’ Mural Project A Waste Of Money

Funding fight. A new mural project in Baltimore is creating controversy. The city is planning to spend nearly $50,000 to create 5-10 murals in blighted neighborhoods. But some say it’s a bad way to spend city money.

06/12/2014

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Woman Convicted In Lululemon Murder Wants A New Trial

It was one of the most violent and notorious crimes in the state of Maryland. Now, there’s outrage as the woman who viciously murdered her co-worker inside a Montgomery County Lululemon store vies to get out of jail.

06/11/2014

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Several Rescued In Prince George’s Co. After Heavy Flooding

Driving rain causes dangerous high waters, tearing a path of destruction across the region. Firefighters in Prince George’s County rescued two dozen drivers from rising water–this as homes in the area flooded out, leaving residents with nowhere to go.

06/10/2014

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New Patient Wait In Md. VA System Averages 81 Days

Worse than we knew. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get a doctor’s appointment–including veterans right here in Baltimore. The widespread problems included a cover-up with records falsified to hide the problem.

06/09/2014

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