Born and raised in Philadelphia and South Jersey, Rick is thrilled to come back to the Northeast!
Before moving to Baltimore, Rick was the Collier County bureau chief reporter at WBBH in Naples, Fla. He was there for nearly two years and covered major stories, such as a violent string of statewide home invasions and an FBI crackdown on Medicare fraud. He also pitched in with the station’s investigative unit on several pieces and exposed a county administrator caught drinking alcohol and driving his county vehicle.
Rick started his career at WMGM-TV in Atlantic City, N.J., where he was a news and sports reporter/anchor.
He graduated from Widener University in Pennsylvania with a degree in communications. During college, he started all four years for the university’s football team as a wide receiver and was selected to play in a national all-star game in Salem, Va.
Rick lives in the city with his wife. They love spending time with their family, friends and uncovering everything Baltimore has to offer!
Please feel free to contact Rick via email at firstname.lastname@example.org and Twitter @RickRitterWJZ.
Severe weather made its way through parts of Maryland on Thursday.
Hundreds packed it in for a City Council hearing on the Port Covington development project.
Between DraftKings and FanDuel, daily fantasy sports have a firm hold on Maryland.
The University of Maryland has released footage of campus police using pepper spray to try to break up an off-campus graduation party.
There was a deadly police shootout in west Baltimore. Now investigators are still trying to figure out why a man opened fire on officers with an AR-15 style rifle. The 33-year-old gunman was shot and killed by police.
A firefighter has been fighting to get his two young children back after his estranged wife took them out of the country.
It’s certainly been a difficult time for policing across the country. While some departments are having trouble getting new officers, others are using this time as a recruiting tool.
Baltimore Police canvassed the area for clues on Monday after a woman was stabbed to death walking her dogs last week.
A jet ski accident in Anne Arundel County left one man fighting for his life. The incident is just the latest that have police ramping up patrols on Maryland waterways.
Thousands have gathered in Washington, D.C. to protest recent police-involved shootings.
A 22-year-old Baltimore man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of obstructing firefighters during the Baltimore riots in April 2015.
The fallout continues for City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby.