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.


Security Breach Raise Concerns Over City Schools Safety

A 14-year old girl was attacked by two adults while she was in class after a security breach inside a Baltimore City school.



US: Ex-Contractor Committed ‘Breathtaking’ Theft of Secrets

A former NSA contractor’s theft of top secret government information was “breathtaking in its longevity and scale,” federal prosecutors say.



Laurel Police Release Video of Violent Diner Robbery

Police released surveillance video of a violent robbery inside a Laurel diner, where three robbers stormed the restaurant and attacked employees and customers.



No Charges Filed Against Officers Who Fatally Shot Armed Man, Son

Prosecutors have declined to bring charges against two Baltimore police officers who shot and killed a man and his adult son as they aimed guns at people across a street.


General Cartwright

Former General Charged With False Statements In Leak Probe

Federal prosecutors say retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright has been charged with making false statements during a federal investigation into a leak of classified information.



BPD: Officer Accidentally Shoots Himself During Investigation

City police say an officer accidentally shot himself in the wrist during a carjacking investigation Wednesday night in South Baltimore.



MSU to Try to Heal the Divide Between Police and the Community

Baltimore City police have partnered with Morgan State University to try and heal the divide between police and the community.



ACLU: Baltimore Police Used Social Media to Make Arrests During Riots

A surprising new report from the ACLU details how police monitored social media to arrest people during the Baltimore riots. It includes claims they used facial recognition to find people with outstanding warrants.



Sextortion Scam Rocks University Of Maryland Campus

Police at the University of Maryland in College Park are investigating an incident where a student paid money to someone who threatened to put nude pictures of him on the web.



Hurricane Matthew Ravages Helpless Haiti

The death toll continues to rise across Haiti after the island nation took a direct hit from Hurricane Matthew.



NSA Contractor Arrest Highlights Challenge of Insider Threat

The arrest of a National Security Agency contractor accused of stealing classified information represents the second known case of a government contractor being publicly accused of removing secret data from the intelligence agency since 2013.



Maryland Mobilizes to Aid Haiti After Hurricane Matthew

Local relief organizations on alert after Haiti is devastated by Hurricane Matthew.




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