Colin Campbell

Writer

Colin Campbell is The Baltimore Sun’s evening breaking news and rewrite reporter. He covers primarily crime and mayhem in the city, with occasional forays into education, politics and other topics. He is a proud alumnus of The Daily Gamecock at the University of South Carolina. He hails from Catonsville, Md., and believes life is truly great in 21228.

Recent Articles

  • Woman, 34, shot in East Baltimore

    Woman, 34, shot in East Baltimore

    A 34-year-old woman was shot in East Baltimore early Tuesday, police said. The woman, whose name was not released, was found just before 2:30 a.m. with multiple gunshot wounds in the 1100 block of Greenmount Avenue in Johnston Square, police said. She was taken to a hospital, where she was listed...

  • One injured, deck burned in Columbia house fire

    One injured, deck burned in Columbia house fire

    A house fire in Columbia before dawn Tuesday morning caused an estimated $5,000 in damage, according to the Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services. Firefighters responded just before 2 a.m. to the blaze at the home in the 10600 block of Rain Dream Hill in Columbia, where they found...

  • Is Baltimore bike-friendly enough for Amazon?

    Is Baltimore bike-friendly enough for Amazon?

    As Amazon seeks a site for a second North American headquarters, the Seattle-based online retail giant twice mentioned bike lanes in its request for proposals as an expectation for cities vying for the facility. “Include connectivity options: sidewalks, bike lanes, trams, metro, bus, light rail,...

  • Dulaney High athletic field closed for utility work after underground wire electrified fence

    Dulaney High athletic field closed for utility work after underground wire electrified fence

    Dulaney High School’s main athletic field will be closed for several weeks to allow an underground wire to be unearthed, after a staff member felt an electric current running through a nearby fence last week, officials said. The damaged wiring that electrified the fence was fixed last weekend,...

  • Gasoline truck springs leak after hitting tree at Hopkins, closing road in North Baltimore

    Gasoline truck springs leak after hitting tree at Hopkins, closing road in North Baltimore

    A gasoline truck hit a tree and sprang a leak at the Johns Hopkins University Homewood campus Wednesday morning, officials said — prompting a Baltimore Fire Department HAZMAT response. The northern half of San Martin Drive, from West Gate to University Parkway, was closed due to a “small fuel spill,”...

  • President of Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore to step down

    President of Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore to step down

    Shannon Landwehr, president and CEO of the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore, will step down at the end of the year, the organization announced. Landwehr, who has led the regional economic development association since April 2016, plans to pursue “other professional opportunities,” the group...

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