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.


Preps Underway As Hurricane Joaquin Eyes East Coast

State emergency officials are constantly monitoring the storms paths as residents and business owners along the water are nervous about what Joaquin will bring.


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Flu Season Begins; CDC Estimates Up To 20% Will Get Sick

A health warning. Doctors say they are already starting to see flu cases coming in! This after the flu reached epidemic levels last year.



Police Investigate Vandalism That Advocates Killing Cops

Anne Arundel County police are investigating after the Ritchie Highway Shopping Center was vandalized. The vandalism advocated killing police officers.


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Lawsuit: Handymen Traded Sex For Repairs In Public Housing

Maintenance workers were trading sex for repairs in public housing units. Those are the allegations in a new $70 million federal lawsuit just filed against the Baltimore Housing Authority. Seven women says they are victims of the abuse.



Years After Enhanced Screening, Passengers Continue Pushing Airport Security Limits

It’s been years since enhanced screening at airports went into effect, still TSA officials say every day passengers try to bring banned items through security checkpoints.



Pharmaceutical Company Raises Drug Price By Over 4000%

Major backlash after a pharmaceutical company raised the price of a life-saving drug by more than 4,000%. The CEO is now promising to lower that increase but a Maryland congressman is calling for an investigation.


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City Council Debates Making Kevin Davis Police Commissioner

In it for the long haul. Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis wants to be a permanent part of city law enforcement—but first he has to be approved by the City Council, who are now weighing that decision.


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Chincoteague Police Investigating Alleged Theft Of ‘Buyback Foal’

An investigation is underway on the Eastern Shore after one of the famous Chincoteague Island ponies is stolen. Horse lovers across the country are outraged.


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Man Who Set Drug Store On Fire During Riots Pleads Guilty

The man facing charges after he set a Baltimore CVS on fire during the riots has pleaded guilty on Wednesday morning, to the federal crime of rioting, including the CVS arson located on Pennsylvania Avenue.


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Baltimore County Resident 1st Confirmed Md. West Nile Death This Year

There are West Nile worries as the virus claims its first life this year in Maryland. Baltimore County reports an elderly person died of West Nile last week.



Rally Held For 9-Year-Old Shooting Victim

It was a bloody weekend in Baltimore. More than a dozen people were shot, including a nine-year-old girl. It’s the second child injured in gunfire in just two weeks. Now activists say it’s time for the community to step up.


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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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