Ethan McLeod

Ethan has been editing and reporting for Baltimore Fishbowl since fall of 2016. His previous stops include Fox 45, CQ Researcher and Connection Newspapers in Northern Virginia. His freelance writing has been featured in Baltimore City Paper, Leafly, DCist and BmoreArt, among other outlets. He enjoys basketball, humid Mid-Atlantic summers and story tips.

ACLU bites back at Sessions for spreading misinformation about Baltimore’s consent decree

Jeff Sessions at a Trump campaign rally. Photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia Commons.

In a speech before law enforcement officers Wednesday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions denounced consent decrees as a contributor to rising crime in American cities like Chicago and Baltimore, where those court orders requiring police departments to fix complex internal issues have been implemented to confront corruption and discrimination by officers.

Suspect dead of self-inflicted wound in Harford County mass shooting; three dead, three injured

The Rite Aid distribution center where the shooting took place. Image via Google Street View.

For the second time in a year, multiple people have died in a workplace mass shooting in Harford County.

Poll: Hogan holds 22-point lead over Jealous less than two months out from election


The latest polling update in Maryland’s gubernatorial race suggests it’s not even close, with 54 percent of likely voters planning on picking incumbent GOP Gov. Larry Hogan, compared to 32 percent who are backing former NAACP president and venture capitalist Ben Jealous.

Hopkins conducting ‘thorough internal review’ after mother accuses anesthesiologist of insulting son, making him pee in bottle

Photo by Like_the_Grand_Canyon, via Flickr

Johns Hopkins Hospital says it’s undertaking a “thorough internal review” of an alleged incident that’s gone viral on social media, in which a mother wrote that an anesthesiologist there made insulting and racist comments to her son before a procedure and had him pee into a bottle instead of letting him use the bathroom.

John Mayer to play acoustic benefit at Modell Lyric next month

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Fresh off some recent questionable commentary on feminism, yet another successful summer of touring with Dead and Company and a busy few days of guest gigs around Lockn’ in Virginia last month, virtuoso guitarist John Mayer is coming to Baltimore to play an acoustic set.