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.

Pugh Touts Downward-Trending Crime in First 6 Weeks of 2018

Data showing reductions in violent and property crime from Jan. 1-Feb.10. Table via Baltimore Police Department/Mayor’s Office

Mayor Catherine Pugh said the recent spell of zero homicides for 12 days—broken on Tuesday by two murders in Northeast Baltimore—can be attributed to the efforts of the Baltimore Ceasefire campaign and crime-fighting initiatives from Police Commissioner-Designate Darryl De Sousa.

City Officials Again Delay Downtown Bike Network’s Installation

Photo via Bikemore

Baltimore officials are delaying the installation of the much-awaited Downtown Bicycle Network by as much as 10 more months so that city agencies can reconfigure three streets to meet fire code standards and safety regulations.

City’s Homicide-Free Spell Ends at 12 Days


The city’s stretch of homicide-free days ended this afternoon, with the death of a yet-unidentified 22-year-old man in Belair-Edison.

MTA to Install Traffic Light at S. Baltimore Bus Depot to ‘Alleviate Backups’ for Buses

Photo by Scott218, via Wikimedia Commons

Hoping to mitigate delays for buses right at the outset of their routes, the city plans to install a traffic signal at the Maryland Transit Administration’s South Baltimore bus depot.

BPD Drops De Sousa’s Deputy Commissioner Days After Leaked Memo

Police Commissioner-Designate Darryl De Sousa, flanked by his picks for command staff. Still via Facebook/Baltimore Police Department.

Retired police Maj. Thomas Cassella won’t be joining the Baltimore Police Department’s upper ranks as initially planned.

Under Armour Falls Short on 2017 Growth Prediction, But Beats Analysts’ Expectations

Under Armour’s headquarters, photo via Wikimedia Commons

Under Armour missed its original growth mark for 2017, but its share price is rising today after the company surpassed analysts’ expectations for fourth-quarter sales.