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

  • Woman killed in Pikesville car accident

    Woman killed in Pikesville car accident

    A woman was killed Saturday when her car was struck by another vehicle in Pikesville, Baltimore County police said. Police said that shortly before 4:30 p.m., a car turning onto Scotts Level Road from Brookford Circle was hit in the driver's side by another vehicle. The driver of the turning car...

  • Cummings, senators ask Jared Kushner to disclose potential conflicts

    Cummings, senators ask Jared Kushner to disclose potential conflicts

    Maryland Congressman Elijah E. Cummings and two U.S. senators Wednesday called for the White House to clarify which financial assets Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Trump, has divested to avoid potential conflicts of interest with his role in the administration. In a letter...

  • Allegations shade indicted Baltimore officers' careers

    Allegations shade indicted Baltimore officers' careers

    Baltimore Police Detective Jemell Rayam appeared in court in November 2015 to answer questions over one of his arrests. The defendant's attorney said Rayam's account didn't add up. Moreover, the resident of the home where police said they found drugs said the officers had entered and searched without...

  • Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby will struggle with cases involving indicted officers

    Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn Mosby will struggle with cases involving indicted officers

    The Baltimore Police Department's elite gun-crime unit had a busy year in 2016. Court records show the seven officers were involved in hundreds of criminal cases. But federal prosecutors said Wednesday that the members of the Gun Trace Task Force were also busy conducting their own criminal enterprise:...

  • Jared Kushner, relative and adviser to Trump, to avoid housing voucher policies

    Jared Kushner, relative and adviser to Trump, to avoid housing voucher policies

    Jared Kushner, the son-in-law and top adviser to President Donald J. Trump, will recuse himself from any policy discussion related to federal rental assistance for low-income tenants because his real estate firm's Baltimore-area properties receive income from the U.S. housing department's voucher...

  • E. Clinton Bamberger Jr., pioneer in legal aid for poor

    E. Clinton Bamberger Jr., pioneer in legal aid for poor

    E. Clinton Bamberger Jr., a Baltimore attorney who helped shape the practice of criminal and civil law in Maryland and across the nation over the past half-century, died Sunday at Roland Park Place. The former Inner Harbor and Bolton Hill resident was 90. Mr. Bamberger spent most of his legal career...

  • Good times roll on in Annapolis

    Good times roll on in Annapolis

    Bingo, booze and the big screen are on the social calendars for Maryland's lawmakers. As we promised last month, The Baltimore Sun is posting the General Assembly's updated “Protocol Calendar” to provide the public a glimpse at the activities of their elected officials outside of official government...

  • Trump's 'send in the feds' tweet stirs questions

    Trump's 'send in the feds' tweet stirs questions

    President Donald Trump tweeted last week that he might "send in the Feds" to help Chicago quell escalating violence. He didn't elaborate, leaving observers to guess at his intentions. White House spokesman Sean Spicer didn't respond directly when asked whether Trump was talking about deploying...

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