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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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MTA Conducting Sweeps On Light Rail To Catch Fare-Skippers

Thousands of dollars lost every year from people who ride the Light Rail without paying. Now the Maryland Transit Administration is cracking down.

06/09/2015

cockfighting

Alleged Cockfighting Operation Busted In AACo.

A shocking animal abuse case under investigation in Anne Arundel County. Hundreds of roosters and chickens found on a farm. Investigators believe they were being sold into cockfighting rings across state lines.

06/08/2015

DEA Seek Suspects In Pharmacy thefts

Additional Feds Brought In To Track Down Pharmacy Looters

More federal muscle is coming in to help as the DEA releases pictures of the suspects they say are responsible.

06/05/2015

anthrax

Demands For Answers After Anthrax Mistakenly Shipped To Labs

Live anthrax spores mistakenly shipped to labs across the world, including right here in Maryland. The Department of Defense says the mix-up is far more widespread than initially reported.

06/03/2015

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ACLU: Squalid Conditions At Troubled Baltimore Jail

Mold, mice and a lack of medical care: Inhumane conditions that advocates say continue to plague the Baltimore City Detention Center, and may be linked to seven deaths.

06/02/2015

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Baltimore Looks To Relaunch Speed Camera Program

Speed cameras could be going back on in Baltimore City.

06/01/2015

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Baltimore Reaches Grim Milestone: More Than 100 Shootings, 40 Homicides In May

A man fatally shot in Baltimore is the city’s 40th homicide victim this month, a record month for slayings.

05/30/2015

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Laser Strikes A Dangerous Trend Pilots Say Happening Far Too Often

Multiple scares in the sky. Laser strikes on passenger jets flying out of New York. Hundreds of lives — put at risk.

05/29/2015

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Sex Offender Nelson Clifford Sentenced To More Than 31 Years

A man prosecutors call a serial rapist learns his fate. Nelson Clifford will spend more than 30 years behind bars — convicted of third-degree sex offense and theft. He’s been tried in nearly half a dozen sexual assault cases across the city.

05/28/2015

Daron Wint

Family Members Of D.C. Mansion Murder Suspect Say He Couldn’t Have Done It

Police got the wrong man. That’s what the former attorney for the man arrested in the D.C. mansion murders and arson is saying. He’s accused of murdering a prominent businessman, his wife, their son and a housekeeper.

05/27/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

Faical Chebbi

Father Wanted For Parental Abduction Is Speaking Out From Tunisia

Two children– taken from their grandmother’s Maryland home. Their father is on the FBI’s most wanted list for abducting them and taking them to Tunisia.

05/22/2015

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