Carrie Wells

Writer

Carrie Wells covers higher education for The Baltimore Sun. She joined The Sun in January 2013 after spending two years at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Florida. She is a native of Prince George’s County and graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Recent Articles

  • Driver killed in northeast Baltimore car crash

    A person was killed in a single vehicle crash in northeast Baltimore on Monday night, police said. The driver of a Ford Mustang was traveling eastbound in the 5400 block of Sinclair Lane around 8:30 p.m. when the driver lost control and struck a tree. The driver, who was not identified, was pronounced...

  • Man shot and killed in West Baltimore

    Man shot and killed in West Baltimore

    A man was fatally shot in a West Baltimore convenience store on Monday night, police said. The man was found around 8:10 p.m. in the 800 block of North Carey Street. He had been shot in his upper body and was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police said the victim was inside a convenience store...

  • Man killed in Halethorpe car crash

    Man killed in Halethorpe car crash

    A Pikesville man was killed in a car crash in Halethorpe on Sunday evening, police said. Police said a 2010 Nissan Armada was southbound on Southwestern Boulevard around 5:44 p.m. when it missed the ramp to westbound Interstate 695 and hit the concrete bridge pier of the I-695 overpass. Police...

  • Body of Navy sailor killed in ship collision returns to Maryland

    Body of Navy sailor killed in ship collision returns to Maryland

    The body of a U.S. Navy sailor who was killed in a ship collision earlier this month returned to Maryland on Thursday. Xavier Martin, 24, was killed June 17 when the USS Fitzgerald he was aboard collided with a container ship off the coast of Japan. The Halethorpe man was one of seven Navy sailors...

  • Motorcyclist, 23, dies in Northeast Baltimore crash

    Motorcyclist, 23, dies in Northeast Baltimore crash

    A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a car in Northeast Baltimore on Wednesday, police said. The crash happened just before noon in the 3400 block of Sinclair Lane in Belair-Edison. Police said the the sedan was ahead of the motorcycle in traffic and was making a left turn into a parking...

  • Armed suspect shot and injured by officers in Curtis Bay, Baltimore police say

    Armed suspect shot and injured by officers in Curtis Bay, Baltimore police say

    Baltimore police shot and injured an armed suspect during a foot chase Tuesday night in Curtis Bay. It was the second time that day police had fired at a suspect. Around 8:30 p.m. in Curtis Bay Park uniformed police officers saw a man they believed to be armed, police spokesman T.J. Smith said....

  • Settlement reached on future of Baltimore's Potomac Street bike lane

    Settlement reached on future of Baltimore's Potomac Street bike lane

    The Potomac Street protected bike lane will remain in place after cycling advocates and Baltimore officials reached a settlement agreement on Tuesday evening. Bikemore, a leading advocacy group, had sued the city after officials announced plans to tear out the cycle track after hearing residents'...

  • Police release update, another video in Towson hit-and-run case

    Police release update, another video in Towson hit-and-run case

    Baltimore County police said Tuesday that they have determined that the car of a person who came forward last week was involved in a fatal hit-and-run, but that it was not the first car to strike the cyclist. Police also released an additional video of a vehicle of interest in the case in which...

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