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.

Meghan McCorkell shares her new years resolution.

New Year, New Resolutions

Meghan McCorkell hears about Baltimoreans resolutions and shares hers.

12/31/2014

Gov. Martin O'Malley

Governor O’Malley Commutes Sentences Of Last Death Row Inmates

It appears Maryland’s death row will be empty in 2015.

12/31/2014

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Md. Doctor’s License Revoked For Assisting 6 Suicides

The Maryland Board of Physicians has revoked the medical license of a Baltimore anesthesiologist for allegedly assisting in the suicides of six people in the state from 2004 to 2008 despite his assertion Tuesday that he only advised them on how to take their own lives.

12/30/2014

lillie morris

Vigil Held For Slain Grandmother

A community comes together to remember a Frederick County grandmother. Lillie Morris, 67, was found dying in her front yard, stabbed multiple times. Now her granddaughter is charged with the murder.

12/26/2014

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Unattended Candles Cause Overnight Fire In Dundalk

Baltimore County firefighters responded to an overnight fire in Dundalk which cause four people to be transported to local hospitals.

12/24/2014

The Interview

Baltimore-Area Theater Will Show ‘The Interview’

Sony announced Tuesday that certain theaters would show “The Interview” after all.

12/23/2014

Barnes Michael Johnson

Mistrial Declared In Trial For Man Accused Of Killing Phylicia Barnes

A mistrial was declared in the murder of a North Carolina teenager. This is the second time Baltimore City prosecutors have tried to get a second degree murder conviction against Michael Johnson in the death of Phylicia Barnes.

12/22/2014

rabbi Barry Freundel

Towson Student Adds Name To Suit Against Rabbi

Two more women, including a Towson University student, have come forward to say they were sexually exploited by their rabbi.

12/19/2014

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Cold Weather Blamed For 5 Md. Deaths This Year

Winter has not yet officially started but five people in Maryland have already died due to the cold weather. Now, with temperatures expected to take another plunge this weekend, health officials are trying to prevent that number from going up.

12/18/2014

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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report On Gaithersburg Plane Crash

A tragic plane crash took the lives of six people, including a mother and her two young children in Gaithersburg. Now federal officials have released a preliminary report on the crash and experts say it could have an impact nationally on early warning systems in planes.

12/16/2014

Amber Rose

Death Toll Linked To Faulty GM Ignition Switch Increases

The death toll rises. Forty-two deaths have now been positively linked to accidents involving faulty ignition switches in General Motors’ cars. That’s according to an attorney for the victims’ compensation fund—but auto safety advocates say the number is much higher.

12/15/2014

marijuana

Congressional Controversy In D.C.’s Marijuana Legalization Bill

Congressional controversy as a Maryland representative leads the charge to overturn D.C.’s new law decriminalizing marijuana use in the city. Meghan McCorkell has more on the debate.

12/11/2014

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