Baltimore Sun Police Reporter John Irwin Dies at 76
Posted: 5/23/2013  |  By: Frederick N. Rasmussen | The Baltimore Sun

John Richard "Dick" Irwin, a tough, accurate veteran police reporter with a heart of gold whose signature Police Blotter became required reading for both crime aficionados and the just plain curious, died Wednesday at Greater Baltimore Medical Center of complications from diabetes.

Mr. Irwin, whose career at the News-Post, News American, The Evening Sun and The Baltimore Sun spanned more than 40 years, was 76.