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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Threats Made Against Baltimore County Mosque

Frightening threats made against a Baltimore County mosque. Now, as security is heightened, some in the Muslim community are on edge.

05/06/2015

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Attorney General Lynch Meets Gray Family In Baltimore

Baltimore is on the road to recovery after a week of unrest, but some fear long-term damage has already been done.

05/05/2015

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Business Owners Hoping Baltimore Will Bounce Back

Less than 48 hours after the curfew is lifted, businesses are trying to bounce back. But many have lost thousands of dollars over the past few days.

05/04/2015

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore Curfew Ends, National Guard Moving Out This Week

The citywide curfew was lifted Sunday as demonstrations remained peaceful. On Friday, the state’s attorney announced charges against six city officers for their roles in the death of Freddie Gray. It’s a move many demonstrators were calling for.

05/03/2015

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FOP Saddened By “Rush To Judgment” In Freddie Gray’s Death

The FOP say they’re standing behind the six officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death.

05/01/2015

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Social Media Plays Major Role In Freddie Gray Protests

As marches continue across the city, many organizers are turning to Twitter and Facebook to get the word out.

04/30/2015

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Curfew Is Affecting Baltimore Businesses

The curfew and fears of more violence are taking its toll on businesses across the region.

04/29/2015

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Volunteers Organize Cleanups After Riots Damage Streets, Stores

Large groups of people are gathering in West Baltimore to clean the city following the violence Monday night.

04/28/2015

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Rev. Al Sharpton Derides Monday’s Violence; Slams Md. Governor

Reverend Al Sharpton has come to Baltimore, calling for non-violence. He says we should be fighting the violence and not adding to it.

04/28/2015

Warren Weinstein

Md. Man Among Al-Qaeda Hostages Killed In Drone Attack

A Maryland man is one of two hostages accidentally killed in a U.S. drone strike near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. Now the government is under fire.

04/23/2015

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Dunkin’ Donuts Murder Suspect Still At-Large

The FBI is now helping in the hunt for a man investigators say killed his wife inside a Dunkin’ Donuts. Now a $20,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the case.

04/22/2015

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Md. Survivor Of Boston Marathon Bombing Faces Her Attacker

Emotional testimony in a Boston courtroom as survivors of the marathon bombing face their attacker. A jury will decide if Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.

04/21/2015

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