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.

immigration

Md. Residents Caught In Middle Of Immigration Battle

It was to be an historic day for millions of undocumented workers. Tuesday, a presidential order would allow some to apply for a stay of deportation—but a ruling by a Texas judge has derailed those plans. Now tens of thousands of Marylanders are caught in the middle of a political battle.

02/17/2015

drone

FAA Could Allow Commercial Drone Use In US

New technology may soon be taking to the skies. The FAA has released proposed requirements that could allow commercial drone use in the US.

02/16/2015

cold

Baltimore Bearing Down For Dangerously Cold Conditions

Across the region, people are bearing down for a cold few days.

02/13/2015

towson district courthouse

Towson Courthouse Reopens After Bed Bug Scare

Bed bugs in the courthouse. The district courthouse in Towson is shut down after the bugs are discovered.

02/12/2015

dogwoodelementary

Police: Suspect Who Forced Lockdown Of Md. School Captured In Del.

Frantic moments for students, teachers, and parents at a Baltimore County elementary school– lock down as dozens of heavily armed police officers swarmed the area hunting for an assault suspect.

02/11/2015

Triple fatal fire reported in Brooklyn Park. Photo: Mike Schuh/WJZ

3 People Killed In Brooklyn Park House Fire

Three people have died after a fire broke out in their Anne Arundel County home Tuesday morning.

02/10/2015

Image courtesy of Jostens, Inc.

Jamal Lewis Auctions Off Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII Ring

A Ravens Super Bowl ring—on the auction block. Former football legend Jamal Lewis, facing bankruptcy, pawns his 2012 championship ring. The bidding war has topped $50,000.

02/09/2015

Kyron Aikens

Family And Friends Gather To Remember Ky’ron Aikens

A boy who fell through the ice of a Lansdowne Pond and later died was laid to rest today.

02/06/2015

Omar Benjamin

Second Boy Hospitalized After Falling Into Icy Pond Recovering

One boy is dead and another remains in the hospital after falling through an icy Lansdowne pond more than a week ago. Now the family of the boy who survived is speaking out.

02/04/2015

flu epidemic

This Year, Vaccine May Not Save You From The Flu

There’s still months left in flu season and here in Maryland, we’re already seeing thousands more cases than we saw all of last season. One of the reasons? The CDC admits the flu vaccine was not very effective. Tuesday, health officials were grilled on Capitol Hill.

02/03/2015

(Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Former Ravens DT Terrence Cody Indicted On Animal Cruelty Charges

A former Raven is facing animal cruelty charges, including abusing his pet alligator. A grand jury indicted nose tackle Terrence Cody on 15 counts. The charges came on the same day the Ravens announced they are dropping him from their roster.

02/02/2015

Lexington Market

City Announces Plans For $26.7M Lexington Market Makeover

It’s the world’s largest continuously running market. But over the years, Lexington Market in West Baltimore has fallen into disrepair.

01/30/2015

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