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

  • Man shot at gas station; another wounded in car

    Man shot at gas station; another wounded in car

    A man was shot while pumping gas Sunday evening at a station in the 400 block of Mulberry Street, Baltimore police said. At around 5:30 p.m. Sunday police found the 28-year-old victim “suffering from gunshot wounds to the body,” police said in a statement. The victim was taken to a hospital by...

  • 1 killed, 2 injured in Columbia car collision

    1 killed, 2 injured in Columbia car collision

    One person was killed and two people were injured Sunday afternoon in a collision in Columbia that closed a major intersection. At around 5:30 p.m. a 2009 Honda Civic traveling east on Route 175 struck a 1995 Toyota Camry that was driving south on Dobbin Road, Howard County police said. The adult...

  • Tomatoes go 'splat' for squash charity in Baltimore

    Tomatoes go 'splat' for squash charity in Baltimore

    Nearly one hundred people happily hurled soft, juicy tomatoes at one another on Sunday as La Cuchara restaurant hosted Baltimore’s version of the Spanish tradition of La Tomatina. Heaping mounds of 2,500 red tomatoes stood on opposite ends of the parking lot outside the Basque restaurant in Woodberry...

  • Maryland secures emergency planning grants

    Maryland secures emergency planning grants

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced the award of nearly $2 billion in grants Friday to help states protect against terrorism and prepare for natural disasters like the devastating storms in Texas. Maryland received $21 million in grants, about 1.3 percent of the total $1.62 billion...

  • Two men, one woman killed in Baltimore on Friday

    Two men, one woman killed in Baltimore on Friday

    Two men were fatally shot and a woman was fatally stabbed on Friday in separate incidents in Baltimore, police said. Around 9 p.m., police responded to the intersection of Collins and Frederick avenues in the Irvington neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore for a report of a shooting. When officers...

  • Gas leak at Parkville retirement community leads to evacuation

    Gas leak at Parkville retirement community leads to evacuation

    A broken natural gas line and underground fire at a Baltimore County retirement community Friday led to the evacuation of 125 residents who are expected to return Saturday. Some residents of the Oak Crest Retirement Community in Parkville were temporarily relocated to the homes of family members,...

  • College Park police report 'person of interest' in campus noose incident

    College Park police report 'person of interest' in campus noose incident

    The University of Maryland Police Department announced Friday that its investigators have alerted College Park campus officials to a “person of interest” involved in hanging a noose in a fraternity house kitchen earlier this year. The April 27 display was classified as a hate incident and police...

  • Maryland Democrats request details on Jared Kushner apartment holdings in state

    Maryland Democrats request details on Jared Kushner apartment holdings in state

    Congressional Democrats from Maryland are asking for thousands of pages of documents to review the business practices of the apartment rental company owned by Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Donald Trump. In a letter Friday, Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Reps....

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