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Sean Welsh

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Sean Welsh is Content Editor, Digital & Breaking News for The Baltimore Sun. In his current role, Sean manages baltimoresun.com's homepage and The Sun's digital breaking news coverage, while overseeing the metro and business departments in the mornings. Sean joined The Sun in Nov. 2013, and spent a little more than a year as the Night Metro Editor, handling breaking news coverage, managing The Sun's website and watching Orioles baseball from his desk. Prior to The Sun, he was a managing editor with Patch and a sports reporter for various publications, starting his career with The Aegis.

Recent Articles

  • Man fatally shot just over city line, Baltimore County police say

    Man fatally shot just over city line, Baltimore County police say

    Baltimore County police are investigating a fatal shooting from overnight. Police said a 20-year-old man was shot near Tulsa and Liberty roads in the Gwynn Oak area, just outside the city line at about 1:48 a.m. The victim, identified as Dejuane Malik Beverly of the 5200 block of Pembroke Avenue,...

  • For $1.5M, buy your own Chesapeake Bay island — and some goats

    For $1.5M, buy your own Chesapeake Bay island — and some goats

    You can have an island in the Chesapeake Bay for your very own — that is, if you don’t mind having some goats as neighbor. A 55-acre island inhabited only by about 30 goats is on the market. The island is located just off the shore from the tiny Somerset County community of Ewell on the larger...

  • Baltimore 'hack' taxi driver robs, shoots passenger in Druid Hill Park, police say

    Baltimore 'hack' taxi driver robs, shoots passenger in Druid Hill Park, police say

    A passenger in a “hack” taxi was robbed and shot by the driver late Thursday, less than an hour before a weekend-long ceasefire was to begin in Baltimore, police said. The shooting took place around 11:14 p.m., when a 37-year-old man riding in the unlicensed cab was taken by the driver to Druid...

  • Texas woman found in Ocean City hole drowned in beach sand, police say

    Texas woman found in Ocean City hole drowned in beach sand, police say

    The woman whose body was found in a hole on an Ocean City beach essentially drowned in the sand, according to a death investigation released by the town’s police department. Ashley O’Connor, 30, of Plano, Texas, was found on the beach early Monday in the area of 2nd Street. The Maryland Office...

  • 5 years later, police are still searching for the man who abducted Vi Ripken

    5 years later, police are still searching for the man who abducted Vi Ripken

    Five years after one of their city’s most famous residents was abducted from her home, Aberdeen police on Wednesday released a composite sketch of the man they say is responsible for kidnapping Vi Ripken. Ripken — the mother of Cal, Billy, Ellen and Fred and the widow of Cal Ripken Sr. — was abducted...

  • Firefighter hurt in overnight Howard County blaze

    Firefighter hurt in overnight Howard County blaze

    A firefighter was hospitalized after a fire late Tuesday in Howard County, officials said. The fire was reported just after 11 p.m. at a home in the 6200 block of Fairbourne Court in the Hanover/Elkridge area, according to Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services. Crews from Howard,...

  • For $15K, you can buy a lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay

    For $15K, you can buy a lighthouse in the Chesapeake Bay

    Ever wanted a waterfront home on — no, literally on — the Chesapeake Bay? Lights — one more prominent than others. Wood floors. Wrap-around deck. An open floor plan — it appears to be just one room. And one pretty wicked ladder. The property is available in an auction — which closes in September...

  • Body of Texas woman found in Ocean City beach hole

    Body of Texas woman found in Ocean City beach hole

    Ocean City police are investigating after the body of a Texas woman was found by beachgoers in a hole in the sand on a busy section of the resort’s waterfront early Monday. Ocean City spokeswoman Jessica Waters said the woman's body was discovered in a hole in the sand by beachgoers Monday morning....

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