Doug Donovan

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Doug Donovan is an investigative reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he has also covered city hall and state politics. Doug grew up in Newark, Del., and he attended the University of Delaware. He has also worked at Forbes Magazine in New York, the News & Observer in Raleigh, N.C., and AOL-Patch.

Recent Articles

  • Motorcyclist killed in crash in Baltimore County

    Motorcyclist killed in crash in Baltimore County

    A Hampstead motorcyclist was killed Saturday afternoon in Baltimore County after a collision with a large pickup truck, police said. The 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling west on Church Road around 2:30 p.m. near Hampstead. Upon entering the intersection with Grave Run Road, the motorcycle...

  • Ceasefire volunteers undeterred as calls for end to violence mix with familiar sound of gunfire

    Ceasefire volunteers undeterred as calls for end to violence mix with familiar sound of gunfire

    Organizers and supporters of a 72-hour Baltimore “ceasefire” initiative marched and prayed Saturday, even as they acknowledged that their fervent pleas for peace could not halt the relentless pace of shootings and killings in Baltimore. On the second day of a community initiative aimed at stopping...

  • Havre de Grace opens new theater in historic space

    Havre de Grace opens new theater in historic space

    The old and the new and the who's who of Harford County gathered Saturday in Havre de Grace to celebrate the opening of the waterfront city's modernized 19th-century center of civic and cultural life. The Havre de Grace Opera House, built in 1870, has reopened after a three-year, $4 million transformation...

  • Baltimore man convicted of shooting teen in the face

    Baltimore man convicted of shooting teen in the face

    A 64-year-old Baltimore man was convicted Friday of multiple charges for shooting a 15-year-old boy in the face last year after an argument, the Baltimore state’s attorney’s office said. Thomas Bradley of the 900 block of Ashburton St. was found guilty in a bench trial of multiple counts of second-degree...

  • Standing up for a cause: Baltimore hopes for a 72-hour ceasefire

    Standing up for a cause: Baltimore hopes for a 72-hour ceasefire

    Devrone McKnight was driving home from Maryland Shock Trauma on Friday afternoon when he spotted three dozen people on Edmondson Avenue rallying to support a 72-hour ceasefire to violence in Baltimore. The 23-year-old McKnight said he felt compelled to join the demonstration, given that he had...

  • New York City establishes tenants' right to lawyer in eviction cases

    New York City establishes tenants' right to lawyer in eviction cases

    The New York City Council passed legislation Thursday that will guarantee free legal representation to all low-income tenants facing eviction, the first measure in the nation to establish a civil right to counsel in housing court. Advocates for tenants in Maryland and across the nation hailed the...

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