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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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Wife Says Md. Man Jailed In Cuba Threatening To Kill Himself

A dire warning from Havana, Cuba. Alan Gross, a U.S. contractor accused of spying, says he will take his own life if he’s not released from prison. He’s served five years of a 15-year sentence.

06/25/2014

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Mosby Defeats Bernstein In Close Race For Baltimore City State’s Attorney

Former prosecutor Marilyn Mosby has won the election for Baltimore State’s Attorney, defeating incumbent Gregg Bernstein.

06/24/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Could Shake Things Up In The Primary Election

Will voters show up to cast their ballots for the primary election? There is growing concern that a very small number of people could determine some of the top jobs in Maryland, including nominations for governor.

06/23/2014

FOREVER MURAL

Some Call $50,000 ‘Love Letter To Baltimore’ Mural Project A Waste Of Money

Funding fight. A new mural project in Baltimore is creating controversy. The city is planning to spend nearly $50,000 to create 5-10 murals in blighted neighborhoods. But some say it’s a bad way to spend city money.

06/12/2014

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Woman Convicted In Lululemon Murder Wants A New Trial

It was one of the most violent and notorious crimes in the state of Maryland. Now, there’s outrage as the woman who viciously murdered her co-worker inside a Montgomery County Lululemon store vies to get out of jail.

06/11/2014

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Several Rescued In Prince George’s Co. After Heavy Flooding

Driving rain causes dangerous high waters, tearing a path of destruction across the region. Firefighters in Prince George’s County rescued two dozen drivers from rising water–this as homes in the area flooded out, leaving residents with nowhere to go.

06/10/2014

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New Patient Wait In Md. VA System Averages 81 Days

Worse than we knew. A scathing audit of the VA nationwide reveals thousands of vets waited months just to get a doctor’s appointment–including veterans right here in Baltimore. The widespread problems included a cover-up with records falsified to hide the problem.

06/09/2014

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New Simulation Allows Teen Motorists To Experience Driving Drunk

Some sobering statistics: Every day in the U.S., about seven teenagers die in car crashes, Many times, alcohol is involved.

06/08/2014

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LGBT Community On Alert After Transgender Woman Found Dead

Living in fear. A growing number of attacks of transgender people and two murders put the LGBT community on edge. The latest victim–a transgender woman found dead in a field in Northeast Baltimore.

06/06/2014

Amber Rose

Mother Of GM Victim Doesn’t Think Internal Probe Is Revealing

General Motors fires more than a dozen employees over faulty ignition switches that went ignored for years. But an internal report finds there was no cover up.

06/05/2014

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Mayor & Baltimore Police Commissioner Hold Downtown Crime Walk

Teens clash with tourists at the Inner Harbor. Now police and city leaders are stepping up patrols to ensure visitors are safe in the popular summer spot.

06/04/2014

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Tensions Rise At Digital Harbor High Between African-American & Latino Students

Racial tensions erupt both inside and outside of Digital Harbor High School in Federal Hill over the past week. Now school officials and the police are coming together to try to put an end to the violence.

06/03/2014

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