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.

water main

Crews Preparing For Water Main Woes As Winter Weather Arrives

As winter weather arrives, so do water main woes. Last year’s freezing temperatures brought on a record number of breaks.

11/13/2014

pilot

Second Frederick Flight Instructor Killed In Virginia Crash

It’s happened again. A training pilot at Frederick Municipal Airport is killed in a crash. It’s the second fatal accident in just three weeks.

11/12/2014

Rt 29 accident

Could Where You Live Increase Your Chances Of Being In An Accident?

Could living in our area make you more apt to be involved in a car accident? New government data suggests drivers in the northeast are more likely to get into a crash than drivers anywhere else in the country.

11/11/2014

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Emails Suggest That GM Knew About Deadly Defect

Explosive emails released in the General Motors recall case. The emails suggest that GM leaders knew about the deadly ignition switch defect involving millions of cars months before they notified the federal government.

11/10/2014

fire chief

Judge Rules BWI Deputy Fire Chief Fired Because Of Race

Fired because of his race. A judge rules a deputy chief with the BWI Fire Department should get his job back, saying the only reason he was fired is because he’s African-American.

11/07/2014

Jody Lee Miles

Murder Victim’s Mother Outraged By Gansler’s Request To Rescind Death Sentence

Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says the death penalty should no longer apply to an inmate whose sentence was imposed before Maryland abolished capital punishment last year.

11/06/2014

Larry Hogan

Md. Voters Discuss Gubernatorial Election Results

The results of the governor’s race are still the talk of the town.

11/05/2014

Voters cast ballots at Lakewood Elementary in East Baltimore.

Voter Turnout Steady, 70 Complaints About Machines

Decision day. The polls have been open since 7 a.m. and a steady stream of voters have been making their way to the polls across the state.

11/04/2014

Larry Hogan

Larry Hogan “Confident” Heading Into Election Day

With the race getting tight, Republican Larry Hogan knows every vote counts.

11/03/2014

cameras

City Police Trying To Expand Eyes On The Streets With New Program

City police are trying to expand their eyes on the streets. They’ve started a new program encouraging business owners and homeowners to register their surveillance cameras with the city.

10/30/2014

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Baltimore Cop Charged In Bus Stop Beating Caught On Camera

Caught on camera repeatedly punching a man, a Baltimore City police officer now faces criminal charges.

10/29/2014

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Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes At Wallops Island in Va.

A NASA rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded during lift-off. NASA officials say the rocket suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff. Now officials are trying to figure out what went wrong.

10/28/2014

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