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.


Cicadas Are About To Return To Maryland

They aren’t cute and they are not music to your ears. After a 17 year absence, noisy cicadas are prepared to emerge this spring.


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Students Banding Together After Essay Sparks Racial Tension

Racial tensions are running high at an Anne Arundel County high school following a controversial essay that’s gone viral. Now the school system and civil rights leaders are taking action.


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Top Candidates For Mayor Of Baltimore Go Head-To-Head

It’s the home stretch in the race to run the city. Voters head to the polls in just two weeks to cast their vote for the next mayor of Baltimore.


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Drug Bust Nets Millions In Cash & 31 Kilos Of Cocaine

A major drug trafficking ring in Maryland with ties to a Mexican drug organization has been shut down. A DEA task force has busted a multi-million dollar drug operation, confiscating 31 kilos of cocaine.


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Pope’s Guide To Marriage & Family Life Sparks Controversy

The Pope has released his own guide to marriage and family life. The long-awaited document from the Pontiff has given some people hope—but others are not pleased.


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Ray Lewis: ‘I’m Trying to Figure Out Why No One Is Paying Attention to Black Men Killing Black Men’

Former Raven Ray Lewis is rocking the boat with a controversial new video. In it, he takes on the Black Lives Matter movement.



Ohio Officer Won’t Be Charged With Shooting Maryland Suspect

Pablo Aleman was on the run for nearly two weeks. Now dramatic video just released shows police officers’ violent encounter with a Baltimore County man wanted for murder.



Prosecutors Asking For Another Officer To Testify In Freddie Gray Case

Prosecutors are moving to compel another police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray to testify against a fellow officer.


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Police ID Suspects In Shooting As ‘Father, Son Duo With Intent To Kill’

Fifty-six shots fired. Police kill a father and son, saying the duo planned targeted murders. The action was taken just in time, they say; police say they foiled a potential mass shooting, taking down two men armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun in east Baltimore. Now we’re learning more about their history and why those weapons were on the streets.


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Police Arrest 20-Year-Old In Fatal Stabbing Of Morgan State Student

A major arrest in the murder of a Morgan State University student. A former student is now behind bars for stabbing 20-year-old Gerald Williams to death back in February. Police have been tirelessly trying to track down the killer for two months.


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Hacker Sends Hate-Filled Flyers To UMd. Printers

Another major computer hack. Flyers filled with hate turn up on printers at the University of Maryland in College Park. A hacker says he activated the printers remotely.


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Suspect At Large After Stabbing Co-Worker At Car Dealership

Baltimore County police are investigating a workplace stabbing that’s left one man hospitalized.




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