Katherine Shaver

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Some NW residents say a Spring Valley parking lot is crucial to a shopping center’s historic status.

  • Apr 24, 2015

Melinda Peters said she wants to spend more time with her children, while Robert Smith tells reporter he was asked to leave.

  • Apr 23, 2015

Bensten Schone, in a coma 3 months ago, opens the Little League season with help from Nats’ Jayson Werth.

  • Apr 18, 2015

County asks Maryland’s highest court to clarify state law about property rights along proposed light-rail routes.

  • Apr 17, 2015

Project is now used as national model for “lessons learned” in successful project management.

  • Mar 31, 2015

Concerns gained urgency when Marriott said it would move partly because workers want Metro access.

  • Mar 29, 2015

Another man has been arrested in the slaying, police said.

  • Mar 22, 2015

Shots fired between people inside two vehicles also hit homes, police said.

  • Mar 22, 2015

Victim hospitalized with ‘life-threatening’ injuries, policy said.

  • Mar 22, 2015

The victim’s name has not been released.

  • Mar 22, 2015
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Katherine Shaver joined The Washington Post in 1997. She has covered crime, courts, education and local government but most prefers writing about how people get — or don’t get — around the Washington region. If she asks about your commute at a cocktail party, she is genuinely interested. Katherine also reports on the region's aging water and sewer infrastructure and the Washington suburbs’ continued transformation into less car-centric and more urban hubs.
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