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.


Latest Trial Against Officer In Freddie Gray Death To Begin

A change in tactics for prosecutors in the latest trial against an officer in the death of Freddie Gray. They plan to argue Officer Edward Nero had no business arresting Gray to begin with.


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Radio Transmissions Detail Manhunt For Shooting Spree Suspect

For 22 hours police across the state searched for the serial shooting suspect. Now, police radio transmissions are giving an inside look at the manhunt.


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Man Accused Of Killing 3 In Md. Held Without Bond

The shooting spree suspect faces a judge. Sixty-two-year-old Eulalio Tordil is accused of openly firing on six people across Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, killing three—including his estranged wife.


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Takata Air Bag Recall Doubles In Size

An already-massive recall for defective Takata airbags more than doubled this week.


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Black Bear Spotted In Frederick County Neighborhood

There are concerns in a Frederick County community. A black bear has been spotted multiple times in just the past few days.


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CDC: Children Are Getting More Concussions At Playgrounds

Playground dangers. The CDC says the number of children sustaining brain injuries at the playground is up.


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Gov. Hogan Goes After Mayor Rawlings-Blake For Her Response To Riots

The governor says he was forced to issue an ultimatum about declaring a state of emergency.



One Year After Baltimore Unrest, DOJ Still Looking For Arson, Armed Robbery Suspects

There were more than 60 buildings set on fire during last year’s unrest. Several people have been arrested, but federal agents are still investigating several others.


Baltimore mayoral candidate Catherine Pugh on election night, with her staff and supporters, at the Baltimore Harbor Hotel on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. (Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images)

Catherine Pugh Plans To Make Streets Safer, ‘Grow Baltimore Together’

State Sen. Catherine Pugh won Baltimore’s Democratic mayoral primary, denying former mayor Sheila Dixon a comeback from an embezzlement conviction that forced her to resign in 2010.



Mayoral Race Comes Down To Last Minute Push For Voters

Voters are heading to the polls in one of the most hotly-contested mayor’s races. The top candidates have been battling for months in the race to run City Hall—now it all comes down to today.


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Baltimore Mayoral Candidates Make Final Push Ahead of Primary Day

We’re just hours away from voters heading to the polls in one of the most hotly-contested mayor’s races ever. The candidates are coming down to the wire as they try to convince voters that they are the right ones to run the city.


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Students Rally At Towson Univ. After Series Of Hate Bias Incidents On Campus

Towson University comes together after a series of hate bias incidents on campus. A rally was held Friday to address student concerns.




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