Dan Morse

ReporterWashington, D.C.

The latest from Dan

A 43-year-old Maryland man was sentenced Tuesday for breaking into a home in the Burtonsville area.

  • Apr 15, 2014

No injuries reported from fire in a commercial building in Rockville.

  • Apr 14, 2014

An Arlington mother of 3 was killed in the February accident.

  • Apr 11, 2014

As Bradford Bishop is added to the FBI Most Wanted list, a retired ranger remembers finding the family bodies.

  • Apr 11, 2014

More than 30 years ago, William Bradford Bishop allegedly killed his mother, wife and three sons.

  • Apr 10, 2014

Monifa Sanford, 21, is charged in the January deaths of two children in Montgomery County.

  • Apr 4, 2014

Officials find carcasses with throats slashed on path in the park.

  • Mar 26, 2014

Tavon Miles, 26,has been charged with murder in the slaying of Marc St. Aubin, 23.

  • Mar 23, 2014

County officials Leggett and Lacefield will not be held liable for monetary damages sought by the police union.

  • Mar 23, 2014

Richard Shemer faces up to five years in prison over intimate e-mails and conversations with a teenager.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Tehrani pushed his wife against a wall, and put his hands around her neck, according to prosecutors.

  • Mar 20, 2014

Police find shell casings, take a man into custody in Chevy Chase neighborhood

  • Mar 14, 2014

The first-degree cases include the deaths of two children during an exorcism.

  • Mar 13, 2014

Nearly 15 years ago, two students killed 13 people and themselves at their Colorado high school.

  • Mar 12, 2014

Officers from several agencies join a car-to-car search on the interstate that delayed and stunned commuters.

  • Mar 11, 2014

There have been eight killings in 2014, but the early spate comes as overall violent crime is in decline.

  • Mar 8, 2014

Kelvin Parache is accused of shooting James Allen Frazier, 21, in Germantown.

  • Mar 7, 2014

Two homicides in 24-hour span in Germantown, Silver Spring areas.

  • Mar 5, 2014

Police search for clues in snow-covered ground in Norbeck area.

  • Mar 4, 2014

Adderli Cruz-Rosario, 21, could be sentenced to 57 years in prison in a case involving five young siblings.

  • Mar 3, 2014
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About Dan

Post staff writer Dan Morse covers courts and crime in Montgomery County, Md. He arrived at the paper in 2005, after reporting stops at the Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun and Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He is the author of The Yoga Store Murder, to be published Nov. 5 by Berkley Books.

Dan grew up in Urbana, Ill., earned an environmental engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and is married to Post staff writer Dana Hedgpeth. An archive of his work can be found at www.danmorsearchive.com.