Edward Ericson Jr.

Writer

Edward Ericson Jr. has been a reporter since 1987. He as written for the Providence Journal-Bulletin, The Hartford Courant's Northeast Magazine, The Washington Monthly, SPIN, and Harper's, as well as the Orlando Weekly, Detroit Metro Times, and the late, lamented Columbus (Ohio) Guardian and Advocate newsweeklies of Massachusetts and Connecticut. He likes fraudsters, bureaucrats, drug dealers, business titans, cops, scientists, barflies and politicians in equal measure, and finds all of their stories scintillating.

Recent Articles

  • Murder Ink 8/23: 7 murders this week; 225 murders this year

    Murder Ink 8/23: 7 murders this week; 225 murders this year

    Another week, another seven murders, although one of the victims counted in this week's column was stabbed last September and died in March. There was also a mass shooting Monday in the Park Circle neighborhood which left three people injured and one man dead. Monday, Aug. 14 12:30 p.m. Terrence...

  • Murder Ink: 7 murders this week, 218 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 7 murders this week, 218 murders this year

    While violence elsewhere captures national attention, Baltimore City's violence continues at record levels. Aside from the murders, there were also 18 non-fatal shootings this week, including a triple-shooting on Sunday. Tuesday, Aug. 8 1:21 a.m. Tyrese Davis, a 15-year-old African-American boy,...

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