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

  • After reversing cocaine addiction in mice, University of Maryland researcher turns to opioids

    After reversing cocaine addiction in mice, University of Maryland researcher turns to opioids

    A University of Maryland researcher who successfully, if temporarily, reversed the effects of cocaine addiction in mice is expanding her research into opioid addiction in the hopes of eventually developing a treatment for humans. Meaghan Creed, an assistant professor of pharmacology at the University...

  • Three shot in Baltimore on Monday night

    Three shot in Baltimore on Monday night

    Three people were shot in separate incidents on Monday night in Baltimore, police said. Homicide detectives are investigating a man shot in the Baltimore Highlands neighborhood of East Baltimore around 9:48 p.m. due to the severity of his injuries. He was shot in the 3400 block of Mount Pleasant...

  • Navy recovers bodies of missing USS McCain sailors

    Navy recovers bodies of missing USS McCain sailors

    U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers have recovered the remains of all 10 USS John S. McCain sailors who were killed last Monday, Navy officials said late Sunday. Two Marylanders — Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell, 26, of Gaithersburg and Information Systems Technician 2nd Class...

  • Three shot in East Baltimore

    Three shot in East Baltimore

    Three people were shot and injured on Sunday evening just east of Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore police said. The shooting happened around 6:20 p.m. in the area of North Chester and Jefferson streets. A 25-year-old man was shot in the leg and an 18-year-old was shot in the buttocks. A 46-year-old...

  • Johns Hopkins freshmen explore Baltimore

    Johns Hopkins freshmen explore Baltimore

    The group of incoming Johns Hopkins University freshmen, all from different parts of the country, listened as a tour guide gave them the rundown on Oriole Park at Camden Yards. They learned that all 983 windows at the old B&O Railroad Warehouse had to be replaced and all 3.5 million bricks on the...

  • Barricade situation near Carney ends

    Barricade situation near Carney ends

    At least two suspects in a home invasion robbery were believed to have been barricaded in a home near Carney on Thursday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. Police said the attempted home invasion happened around 2 p.m. in the first block of Insley Way. A neighbor had called police to report...

  • Man killed in car crash in Rodgers Forge

    Man killed in car crash in Rodgers Forge

    A man was killed in a car crash in Rodgers Forge on Thursday morning, Baltimore County police said. Police said the crash happened around 11 a.m. at the intersection of Bellona Avenue and Blenheim Road. A 2000 Ford F150 was driving northbound on Bellona Avenue when it crossed the center line and...

  • Shots fired near woman, police officer near Sparks

    Shots fired near woman, police officer near Sparks

    Four cars, including a police car were struck by gunfire near Sparks on Thursday afternoon, Baltimore County police said. Police were still searching for the gunman on Thursday evening. Police said a woman was driving on York Road near Phoenix Road around 2 p.m. when she heard a gunshot and saw...

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