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

  • Baltimore archbishop calls for mercy for 'Dreamers' during Mass at Fells Point church

    Baltimore archbishop calls for mercy for 'Dreamers' during Mass at Fells Point church

    Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore called upon the Trump administration to “show mercy and compassion” to immigrants at a “Dreamers” themed service on Wednesday night in Fells Point. Lori read prepared remarks on the topic in Spanish to the crowd of about 100 at St. Patrick’s Church after...

  • Three shot in Baltimore on Tuesday night

    Three shot in Baltimore on Tuesday night

    Three men were injured in shootings in West Baltimore and Cherry Hill in south Baltimore on Tuesday evening, police said. Two men were shot in the 2700 block of Fisk Avenue in Cherry Hill around 8:20 p.m., police said. A 19 year-old man was shot in the torso and a 26 year-old man was shot in the...

  • Man drives SUV into Pasadena house

    Man drives SUV into Pasadena house

    A man drove an SUV into a house in Pasadena on Tuesday evening, Anne Arundel County police said. The driver had minor injuries and was taken to a hospital as a precaution, and no one inside the house was injured, police said. The incident happened in the 200 block of Arundel Road around 5:40 p.m....

  • Hopkins, Maryland, UMBC ranked among top colleges by U.S. News and World Report

    Hopkins, Maryland, UMBC ranked among top colleges by U.S. News and World Report

    The Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland, College Park were ranked among the top tier in the U.S. News and World Report annual rankings of colleges and universities released Tuesday. Johns Hopkins was ranked 11th and College Park was ranked 61 in the category of Best National...

  • Two shot in Baltimore on Monday night

    Two shot in Baltimore on Monday night

    Two people were shot and injured in separate incidents in Baltimore on Monday night, police said. One shooting happened around 7 p.m. in the 300 block of South Fulton Avenue. A 39-year-old man was shot multiple times and taken to a hospital for treatment. Another shooting happened around 8 p.m....

  • Convicted jewelry store robber pleads guilty in murder case

    Convicted jewelry store robber pleads guilty in murder case

    A Pikesville man who was previously convicted in the armed robbery of a jewelry store has pleaded guilty in the case of the murder of another jewelry store owner. Stanislav “Steven” Yelizarov, 27, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court on Friday to one count of using and firing a gun in relation...

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