Kevin Rector is a former investigative reporter with a focus on criminal justice. He previously covered the Baltimore Police Department and city crime. Kevin joined The Baltimore Sun in 2012, is an Ellicott City native and a Terp.
Deep dysfunction in the Baltimore Police homicide unit was allowed to fester amid an unprecedented half-decade of unsolved killings in the city, according to police officials and an internal review of the unit obtained by The Baltimore Sun.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced the creation of new healthcare and logistics “strike teams” to provide immediate support to nursing homes experiencing outbreaks of coronavirus cases across the state.
Following advice from the U.S. Department of Defense amid a nationwide shortage of protective face masks for personnel on the front lines of the coronavirus fight, the Maryland National Guard is advising its members to begin making their own cloth masks.
With an overwhelmed healthcare system, coronavirus patients like Fagan Harris are being sent home with high fevers, chills, vicious coughs and shortness of breath. For Harris and his partner, Meryam Bouadjemi, dealing with that was a rollercoaster.
Maryland Natural Resources Police resumed Saturday an effort to recover former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s missing daughter and grandson, who were last seen struggling in a canoe in the Chesapeake Bay on Thursday.