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.

The White House stands illuminated in rainbow colored light at dusk in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, June 26, 2015. The Supreme Court's ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a 'victory for America,' U.S. President Barack Obama said today, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with 'a thunderbolt.' Photographer: Drew Angerer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Pride On Display Across Baltimore Following Supreme Court Ruling

An historic day as the Supreme Court rules same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states.

06/26/2015

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Baltimore Residents Hold Prayer Vigil For Md. Gov. Hogan

Residents gather in Baltimore for a prayer vigil following an announcement that Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has cancer.

06/25/2015

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Detectives Hunt Down Clues In Murder Of Woman, 7-Year-Old Son

Baltimore battles back against one of its deadliest months in decades. Some of May’s rash of killings are still unsolved, including the murder of a mother and her 7-year-old son. Now city police hit the neighborhood full force.

06/24/2015

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Father Charged With Murder After Leaving Daughter In Hot Car

The heat proved to be deadly for a Baltimore City toddler. She was left in a hot car for 16 hours. Her father is facing murder charges.

06/23/2015

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Marylanders & Political Officials Wish Governor Well After Cancer Diagnosis

Governor Larry Hogan shocks the state with news that cancer has spread throughout his body.

06/22/2015

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Slow Start To Crab Season Means High Prices At The Dinner Table

Maryland is in the middle of a major price surge on crabs. The bay crab season is getting off to a rough start. Some restaurants still have not served a single local crab.

06/12/2015

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16-Year-Old Found Dead In Fire Was ‘Sexually Assaulted, Strangled’

A promising high school student’s life cut short—killed in a crime that’s horrified the city. Now police say they’ve tracked down the two men who sexually assaulted and strangled 16-year-old Arnesha Bowers and then lit her home on fire.

06/11/2015

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Plan Could Clean Tons Of Trash Out Of Canton Waterfront

Hundreds of tons of trash floating in the Inner Harbor–water that recently received an “F” grade for health quality. Now the city wants to double its efforts to clean up, using new technology only found here in Baltimore.

06/10/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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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