Ethan McLeod

Ethan is Baltimore Fishbowl's associate editor. He previously covered Baltimore-area news as a web producer for Fox45/WBFF-TV. Before arriving in Baltimore, he worked as an assistant editor for CQ Researcher in Washington D.C., and a reporter for Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. Look for his freelance bylines in Baltimore City Paper and DCist.

The Sun’s John Fritze is leaving to cover the Trump administration for USA Today

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Veteran Baltimore Sun reporter John Fritze is leaving his post as the paper’s Washington correspondent to report on the Trump administration for USA Today.

105.7 The Fan to replay that legendary UMBC-UVA game on the air Thursday

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Local sports radio station 105.7 The Fan is giving the UMBC Retrievers an on-air victory lap tomorrow morning.

Bill that would raise marijuana decriminalization limit to 1 ounce advances

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The Maryland Senate last night passed a bill that would raise the civil fine limit for marijuana from 10 grams to one ounce, putting Maryland in line with other states around the country that have decriminalized possession of larger amounts of cannabis.

Due to snow, city cancels public meeting to discuss future of Roland Avenue bike lanes

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UPDATE (March 20, 2 p.m.): The Baltimore City Department of Transportation says it has cancelled the 6 p.m. meeting at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School due to inclement weather.

Original (March 8): Nine months after a neighborhood association representing Roland Park residents asked the city to tear out two mile-long bike lanes in their neighborhood, the Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting about the matter.

Violent crime ticks up in February and March, but still down from 2017

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Last night at 10 p.m., Deon Garner, 26, was fatally shot in Coppin Heights at the corner of Westwood and Moreland avenues. His murder marked Baltimore’s ninth homicide for the month of March, and the city’s 20th killing in 30 days.