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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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Have Trouble Parking Downtown? A Canton Resident Has An App For That!

Anyone who has tried to park downtown knows it can be a major headache. Now one Canton resident says there’s an app for that.

05/27/2014

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12-Year-Old Girl Killed In Crash As Police Pursued Man On Preston Street

A 12-year-old girl was killed in a violent crash as police pursued a person of interest on Preston Street. That man remains at large.

05/27/2014

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Lawsuit Wants Memorial Peace Cross Removed From Public Land

Cross controversy. A lawsuit is filed over a war memorial in Prince George’s County. Some argue it honors the lives of service members lost. Others say it’s a religious symbol that shouldn’t sit on state land.

05/26/2014

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Man Shot Multiple Times The Latest In Spate Of Violence Across City

Homicide detectives are responding to the shooting of a man in Northwest Baltimore. It’s part of a spate of violence that’s left nearly a dozen people shot since Wednesday night.

05/23/2014

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New Report Details What Caused Fort Washington Landslide; Fix Could Take Months

Rapid, heavy rain caused a slow motion landslide that put more than two dozen families out of their homes. It could be months before they can return.

05/22/2014

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Mom: GM Covered Up Defect That Led To Daughter’s Death

Calling for criminal charges. A Maryland mother says General Motors covered up a defect in their cars that led to her daughter’s death. Last week, the federal government fined GM $35 million for waiting a decade to issue a recall for that faulty ignition switch. Some say that is nowhere near enough.

05/21/2014

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Ex-Players Sue NFL Over Use Of Painkillers

Damaging allegations against the NFL. Nearly 600 retired players filed suit, accusing the league of plying them with painkillers instead of treating their injuries–leading to long-term damage and even drug addiction. The lawsuit involves former players from every team, including the Baltimore Ravens.

05/20/2014

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Family Of Teen Who Died After Being Tased: ‘It Didn’t Have To Happen’

A 19-year-old man died after police shocked him with a Taser inside Good Samaritan Hospital. Now the teen’s family is speaking out, saying his death did not have to happen.

05/19/2014

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Criminals Posting Fake Craigslist Ads To Lure Victims

Anne Arundel County Police are searching for the dangerous armed robbers who are luring their victims using fake ads on Craigslist. In the latest incident, the gunman shot up a victim’s car.

05/16/2014

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Man Wounded In Police-Involved Shooting In East Baltimore

Police shoot a man who they say was armed in East Baltimore. Community members say it all happened right in front of children playing.

05/16/2014

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Officials Concerned About Heavy Rain Falling On Already Unstable Ground

With flooding concerns over the next 24 hours, fears are rising that the weather could cause more damage in areas already weakened by landslide.

05/15/2014

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Health Officials Warn Air Travelers About MERS Virus

New warnings about a deadly virus. Federal health officials are posting an advisory at the nation’s largest airports about the MERS virus. The deadly illness has no vaccine, no cure and kills about a third of those infected.

05/14/2014

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