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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Pres. Obama Remembers 9/11 In Fort Meade Town Hall

Nearly 3,000 people lost their lives 14 years ago on this day. America comes together to honor those who died on September 11.


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Man Accused Of Abducting Philly Woman Found In Md. Pleads Guilty

A man accused of being a serial abductor confesses in court. Delvin Barnes was captured in November here in Maryland after kidnapping a woman off the street in Philadelphia.


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Baltimore City, County Public Schools Closing Early Due To Heat

A steamy day outside with soaring temperatures and humidity made it even hotter inside schools without air conditioning. Both Baltimore City and county schools closed early Wednesday.


GRAYSON, KY - SEPTEMBER 8:  Rowan County Clerk of Courts Kim Davis (L) walks off stage with her husband Joe Davis (R) in front of the Carter County Detention Center on September 8, 2015 in Grayson, Kentucky. Davis was ordered to jail last week for contempt of court after refusing a court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. (Photo by Ty Wright/Getty Images)

Md. Lawmaker Among Those Rallying For Jailed Kentucky Clerk

A Kentucky clerk, jailed for refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, is now free. After five days behind bars, Kim Davis is greeted by supporters cheering her on, including one Maryland lawmaker.


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A Year Later, No Closer To Finding Missing Hoggle Children

An entire year, and still, no trace of two Maryland children allegedly abducted by their mother. Catherine Hoggle has never revealed the whereabouts of two-year-old Jacob and four-year-old Sarah.



Travelers, Be Wary Of Scammers At The Pump This Labor Day Weekend

The holiday weekend is underway, and that means more people are hitting the roads. It also means scammers are working overtime to target people, especially at the gas pump.


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City Leaders Firing Back After Comments Made By Former Police Commissioner

Former Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts says the police department failed to improve public trust under his leadership.


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Daily Marijuana Use Amongst College Students On The Rise

A new study on college marijuana use is cause for concern. Researchers found daily marijuana use among college students is on the rise, even surpassing cigarette use.


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State Looking Into O’Malley’s Discount Purchase Of Furniture

A furniture feud is brewing in Maryland. Governor Larry Hogan blasts former governor Martin O’Malley for buying fancy furniture from the governor’s mansion at a deep discount.


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Maryland’s 56th Governor, Marvin Mandel, Dead At 95

Marvin Mandel, Maryland’s 56th governor has died at the age of 95.


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Officials Urge Residents To Take Precautions After WNV Cases In Baltimore

City health officials are urging residents to take precautions after three cases of the West Nile Virus are confirmed in Baltimore.



Charges Dropped Against Suspect In Massive Dog Fighting Ring

A massive multi-state dog fighting ring busted this past December after an investigation that lasted more than a year. But now, the Baltimore state’s attorney has dropped charges against one of the alleged ringleaders in the case.