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

  • Your Guide to the Ballot Questions

    Your Guide to the Ballot Questions

    Besides all the candidates, there are 11 questions on the city's ballot. Here is what they say, in English, with a little background and context. The first one is statewide. Questions A-J are just for Baltimore City. Question 1: If the state Comptroller or Attorney General leaves office before...

  • Murder Ink 11/2/16: 7 murders this week; 263 murders this year

    Murder Ink 11/2/16: 7 murders this week; 263 murders this year

    The one-murder-per-day pace is back. Last year by this date there were 21 more murders than this year. Police reported eight non-fatal shootings and one gun seizure from a man with a history of arrests for gun violence. There was also a carjacking by a teenager of a vehicle with a baby in it. The...

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