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: 9 murders this week, 175 murders this year

    Murder Ink: 9 murders this week, 175 murders this year

    At halftime Baltimore is well into a record murder pace, with no signs yet of slowing. Happy Independence Day to those able to enjoy it. Tuesday, June 27 4:05 a.m. Travis Rogers, a 25-year-old African-American man of the 2400 block of Druid Hill Avenue, was found dead in Leakin Park. Police said...

  • ACLU Maryland files suit to stop gag orders in police lawsuits

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says police department legal settlements requiring confidentiality are unconstitutional. The ACLU has announced two lawsuits against police departments—one in Baltimore City, the other in Salisbury, on the Eastern Shore—seeking to ban these “gag orders,”...

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