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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Baltimore Co. Schools Won’t Be Grading Students on Homework, Behavior

A new grading policy is stirring up controversy in Baltimore County after educators decide that students will be graded only on what they learn, not how they behave or if they do their homework.


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Maryland Reports First Case of West Nile Virus in 2016

Maryland health officials are reporting the first confirmed case of West Nile virus this year in the state.


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Police: Sex Assault Suspects Made Women Drive Them To Scene

Two women were kidnapped and sexually assaulted in West Baltimore on Thursday night.


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Judge Hears Motions In Gang Initiation Murder Of 16-Year-Old Girl

Arnesha Bowers was found murdered. Her body was set on fire inside a Northeast Baltimore home.


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Man Injured In Struggle With Baltimore Police Acquitted On All Charges

A man seriously injured during an encounter with Baltimore City Police inside Power Plant Live is now acquitted on all charges against him.


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3 Indicted In Maryland Human Trafficking Case

Three people face time in federal prison, accused of victimizing dozens of women.


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Police Lt. Suspended After ‘Thugs of Baltimore’ Email Surfaces

A Baltimore Police lieutenant and police union leader has been suspended after an email he sent to union members surfaced, denigrating protesters as “thugs,” sources confirmed to WJZ.



Community Leaders Call For Names of Officers Mentioned in DOJ Report

There are growing calls for action following the release of a damning U.S. Department of Justice report on the Baltimore Police Department.

CBS Baltimore–08/12/2016


Pugh: Turning Around Baltimore Police Means ‘All Hands On Deck’

The Baltimore City Police Department has vowed to make major changes in the wake of the release of a scathing report from the Department of Justice that found “systemic deficiencies” in the agency’s policing methods, including racial bias, excessive force and a failure to properly investigate sexual assaults.

CBS Baltimore–08/11/2016

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Justice Department: Baltimore Police ‘Violated Civil Rights, Conducted Unlawful Stops’

The Department of Justice is expected to release a report on Wednesday that the Baltimore Police Department routinely violated civil rights


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Jury Finds Baltimore Officer Accused Of Shooting Unarmed Man Not Guilty Of Attempted Murder

A jury has found a Baltimore police officer not guilty of 1st and 2nd degree attempted murder.


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Police: Followers Urged Woman Live-Streaming Standoff To Defy Officers

Investigators say Korryn Gaines was live streaming parts of the seven-hour standoff with police.




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