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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$90K of Cocaine Found In Secret Luggage Compartment at BWI Airport

A woman from Jamaica is under arrest after tens of thousands of dollars worth of cocaine was found inside a hidden compartment in a suitcase at BWI.



Neighbors Fed Up With Noise From BWI Airport

The number of noise complaints at BWI Thurgood Marshall has doubled in a one-year span since the airport upgraded its technology and shifted its flight patterns.

CBS Baltimore–07/19/2016

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BPD Trying To Determine If Gunman Tried To Lure Officers

A man has died after investigators say he opened fire on Baltimore City police officers using an AR-style rifle.


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Union Calling For Emergency Shutdown Of Baltimore Metro Subway

The transit union is calling for an immediate emergency shutdown of the Baltimore Metro Subway.


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Baltimore Metro Subway to Partially Close for Weeks

A major shutdown is planned on the Baltimore Metro Subway system, as aging infrastructure requires replacement.


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Billboard Combating Heroin Addiction Removed After Backlash

A billboard aimed at trying to curb heroin addiction backfired; a county health department was forced to remove it.


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5 Shot During Candlelight Vigil

Shots rang out at a candlelight vigil in west Baltimore. Five people were injured when bullets began to fly; four of them are women.



Law Enforcement Re-Evaluating Security After Dallas Sniper Attack

Local leaders are offering prayers for the city of Dallas as action is urged after a difficult week across the country.


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Former Handymen Face Charges In Baltimore Sex-For-Repairs Scandal

Two maintenance workers face criminal charges, accused of demanding sex in return for repairs.


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Parents Who Host Teen Drinking Parties Now Liable For Lawsuits

Parents who host teenage drinking parties could be in even more trouble if someone gets hurt.


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Families Affected By Gun Violence Hold Sit-In Inside Capitol

Families affected by gun violence were asked to leave the US Capitol after rallying inside the rotunda, asking Congress for tougher gun legislation.


BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 01: Baltimore City Chief Prosecuter Marilyn J Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray died in police custody after being arrested on April 12, 2015.

Security Increased Around Mosby Following Death Threats

Security has been increased around Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby following a number of emailed death threats against her.




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