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

  • Two shot to death Tuesday night, one in Station North

    Two shot to death Tuesday night, one in Station North

    A man was shot in the Station North Arts District on Tuesday night, police said. The 30-year-old man was found shot 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 8 p.m. He was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police had no more details. Another man was fatally shot in the Douglass Homes public housing...

  • DPW announces glitch in latest Baltimore water bills

    DPW announces glitch in latest Baltimore water bills

    A computer glitch caused some Baltimore water bills to go out with a shortened reading period, the city Department of Public Works said Monday. DPW said the next bills may show higher consumption as a result of the shortened period in this billing cycle. “The next bills may show greater water and...

  • Man shot in Woodlawn

    Man shot in Woodlawn

    A 23-year-old man was shot and injured in Woodlawn on Monday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. The man was found shot around 3 p.m. in the 5900 block of Franklin Avenue, police said. He was shot inside a vestibule area of an apartment building multiple times in the upper and lower parts...

  • Man convicted in Baltimore County rape given three life sentences

    Man convicted in Baltimore County rape given three life sentences

    A man convicted of raping and kidnapping a woman from a school near Brooklandville was sentenced Monday to three consecutive life sentences without parole, the Baltimore County State’s Attorney’s Office said. Allen Watkins Hicks, 42, was convicted or first degree rape, two counts of first degree...

  • Two badly injured in motorcycle crash in Clarksville

    Two badly injured in motorcycle crash in Clarksville

    Two people on a motorcycle were injured in a collision with a car Sunday evening in Clarksville, Howard County police said. The 68-year-old female passenger of the motorcycle was critically injured, while the motorcycle driver, a 66-year-old man,was in stable condition, police said. The crash happened...

  • Two injured in Baltimore County shootings

    Two injured in Baltimore County shootings

    Two people were injured in separate shootings in eastern Baltimore County on Saturday, police said. Two groups exchanged gunfire near basketball courts in the area of St. Regis and Marquette Road around 8:42 p.m., striking a victim in the neck, police said. The victim, who was not otherwise identified,...

  • Two injured in single-vehicle crash on I-83 near Padonia Road

    Two injured in single-vehicle crash on I-83 near Padonia Road

    A man was critically injured and another man was in serious condition after a car crash that temporarily blocked northbound traffic on Interstate 83 in Timonium on Sunday evening, police said. Maryland State Police said a Nissan Pathfinder SUV left the road and overturned near Padonia Road around...

  • Shock Trauma holds memorial for victims who died at the facility

    Shock Trauma holds memorial for victims who died at the facility

    In painful detail, Tammy Messina recounted the day her 17-year-old daughter, Katelyn, was shot to death. It was July 2011, in the middle of a heat wave. Messina had woken at 9:58 that Sunday morning and was getting ready to go to a yard sale. When she went downstairs, she saw two empty bowls, a...

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