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Justin George

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Justin George joined the Sun in 2012. He grew up in Littleton, Colo., and attended Columbine High School before graduating from the University of Colorado. Before The Sun, he worked at the Tampa Bay Times, where he covered Hurricane Katrina and a sex abuse investigation into a group home.

Recent Articles

  • City's Southern District sees unusual spike in homicides

    City's Southern District sees unusual spike in homicides

    Four gunshots roused Jerome Tuggle as he slept on a Friday night. Outside his Brooklyn home, a badly wounded man was in the street, trying to crawl. Tuggle went outside to see if he could help. "Stay still," Tuggle told him. He went back inside to get a towel and pressed it to the man's side. He...

  • Police district commander replaced in hard-hit area

    Police district commander replaced in hard-hit area

    Baltimore police have replaced the top commanders in the Southern District, a region that has led Baltimore in homicides this year. Maj. Brian Hance announced on Monday that he will no longer oversee the Southern District and had been transferred to the Watch Commander position within the department....

  • Eight injured, one killed in several shootings in Baltimore Thursday

    Eight injured, one killed in several shootings in Baltimore Thursday

    A man was killed and eight people were wounded in violence across Baltimore on Thursday, including a triple shooting in South Baltimore, which has borne the brunt of the city's violence this year. The shootings began about 2 p.m., when three people were wounded outside a convenience store in Baltimore's...

  • Carjacking becoming a youth 'sport' as numbers climb

    Carjacking becoming a youth 'sport' as numbers climb

    It was still dark at 6 a.m. as Terry Rawlings Sr. guided his cherry-red Acura CL through Southwest Baltimore. He was heading to the gym to lift weights before his shift as a truck driver. The 51-year-old was on Washington Boulevard near Bayard Street when his car was rear-ended by a Nissan Altima....

  • FBI, Baltimore police announce $20,000 reward for info on killing of Morgan State student

    FBI, Baltimore police announce $20,000 reward for info on killing of Morgan State student

    The Baltimore Police Department and FBI announced a $20,000 reward Wednesday for information that leads to the arrest of the person who fatally stabbed a Morgan State University student in September. Marcus Edwards, 21, was walking off-campus about a mile from the school on Sept. 19, 2016, when...

  • Three killed in multiple Baltimore County shootings over the weekend

    Three killed in multiple Baltimore County shootings over the weekend

    Three people were killed in a violent weekend in Baltimore County that included a double and triple shooting. The first fatal shooting occurred on Friday after 9 p.m., when Baltimore County officers responded to a reported shooting in the 7100 block of Rudisill Court in Windsor Mill. When they arrived,...

  • Man shoots customer inside popular Station North bookstore and coffee shop

    Man shoots customer inside popular Station North bookstore and coffee shop

    A man shot and seriously wounded a customer inside a popular Station North coffee shop and community meeting space Friday in a brazen crime that highlighted the violent start to the year. Baltimore police say a gunman, who was dressed in dark clothing and a hat and might have been wearing a mask,...

  • Mixed reaction to lack of funds for new Baltimore jail

    Mixed reaction to lack of funds for new Baltimore jail

    Defense attorneys in Baltimore say they often have to search among a cluster of state correctional buildings to find their clients. They have to whisper legal strategies to them because there's not enough private space. And access to inmates depends on the rules of the building they are visiting....

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