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

  • Six shot in Baltimore on Thursday

    Six shot in Baltimore on Thursday

    Six people were shot in Baltimore on Thursday, with one of them killed, police said. First, a man was killed in Northwest Baltimore around 8 a.m. Police found him in the 5100 block of Linden Heights Avenue in the Langston Hughes neighborhood. He was later pronounced dead at a hospital. Another...

  • Two men arrested in connection with string of Baltimore bank robberies

    Two men arrested in connection with string of Baltimore bank robberies

    Two men believed to be tied to a string of bank robberies in the Baltimore area are in custody, the FBI Baltimore said Thursday. The two are suspected of robbing at least nine banks in Baltimore, Catonsville and Nottingham, the FBI said. No one was injured in the robberies, but one of the suspects...

  • Man shot in Middle River

    Man shot in Middle River

    A man was shot in Middle River on Wednesday evening, Baltimore County police said. Police did not have the man’s condition. They said he was shot sometime in the evening in the first block of Akin Circle amid a dispute with a group of people. The suspect ran away, police said. More details were...

  • Man shot in southwest Baltimore

    Man shot in southwest Baltimore

    An 18-year-old man was shot in the hand and arm in southwest Baltimore on Wednesday evening, police said. The man was shot in the 2300 block of Wilkens Avenue in the Carrollton Ridge neighborhood around 7 p.m., police said. He was found on a side street nearby and refused to tell police how or...

  • Public meeting over new Potomac Street cycletrack design gets heated

    Public meeting over new Potomac Street cycletrack design gets heated

    Tempers flared at a public meeting Tuesday night as the Baltimore Department of Transportation formally unveiled its plan to alter a protected bike lane on Potomac Street in Canton. One man demanded to know why his life was worth less as a cyclist than that of a driver. One woman said her elderly...

  • Amber Alert for 3-year-old in Worcester Co. canceled

    Amber Alert for 3-year-old in Worcester Co. canceled

    Maryland State Police activated an Amber Alert Monday night for a three-year-old girl who they said was abducted from Worcester County. The girl was found in Delaware, along with the 30-year-old woman police said was a person of interest. “The case is very fluid and we are sorting out the details,”...

  • Possible tornado strikes Salisbury

    Possible tornado strikes Salisbury

    The National Weather Service is investigating a possible tornado in Salisbury that downed trees, damaged houses and flipped cars on Monday afternoon as strong storms swept across Maryland. The weather service said it received multiple reports of damage, most concentrated around Salisbury University...

  • Baltimore area under flash flood watch

    Baltimore area under flash flood watch

    Baltimore woke up to a wet Monday morning, and periods of heavy rain is forecast into the evening. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the Baltimore area and other parts of Maryland through 10 p.m. Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms are expected, with up to...

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