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

  • Port Covington bills advance, with drama

    Port Covington bills advance, with drama

    The Baltimore City Council moved a series of bills related to funding the huge Port Covington redevelopment tonight. All three were passed to third reader, one step from final passage, which is planned for next Monday, but one of them had to be pried from the hands of Councilman Carl Stokes of...

  • Murder Ink: Murders this week: 9, Murders this year: 216

    Murder Ink: Murders this week: 9, Murders this year: 216

    Nine more homicides were added to the roster since last Wednesday afternoon, including a 3-year-old boy. Most of these cases resulted from injuries inflicted before last week. There were 32 murders recorded in the past month, and Baltimore is still slightly behind last year’s record killing pace,...

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