Keith L. Alexander

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Greg Anthony was in the D.C. area to announce the Maryland-Michigan State game in College Park, Md.

  • Jan 26, 2015

In a recent assault trial in D.C., both the prosecution and defense highlighted police body camera video.

  • Jan 25, 2015

D.C. prosecutors now must decide whether they will retry Claire Rice in the 2012 slaying of her cousin

  • Jan 24, 2015

David Gregory instead displayed actual ammunition magazine on air, technically a violation of D.C. law.

  • Jan 24, 2015

Fire official says “excessive storage” of items in the unit made fighting the fire more difficult.

  • Jan 24, 2015

David Pitts was charged with breaking into an office building and setting several small fires in September.

  • Jan 23, 2015

Barry, who is running for D.C. Council, allegedly threatened a teller and destroyed a camera.

  • Jan 21, 2015

The former rabbi at Kesher Israel is accused of videotaping woman as they prepared for ritual baths.

  • Jan 16, 2015

Reginald Klaiber placed the teen in a bear hug and stabbed her in her back, authorities say.

  • Jan 9, 2015

Man was armed with pellet gun when he confronted police, who shot and struck a bystander.

  • Jan 8, 2015
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Alexander covers crime, specifically D.C. Superior Court cases for The Washington Post. Alexander has covered dozens of crime stories from Banita Jacks, the Washington woman charged with killing her four daughters, to the murder trial of slain federal intern Chandra Levy.

Prior to covering crime, Alexander covered the airline industry and business travel for the Post’s financial section where he also wrote a weekly column called, Business Class. Alexander was a contributor to the 2007 Pulitzer Prize winning coverage of the Virginia Tech campus shootings as well as a contributor to the Post’s 2006 series and subsequent book, Being a Black Man. He has appeared on numerous national and local TV and radio news programs including the Today Show, MSNBC News, CBS Morning News, NBC News with Brian Williams, ESPN News, PBS’s McNeil/Lehrer and BET News.

Prior to joining the Post in early 2001, the award-winning writer also wrote for USA Today, BusinessWeek magazine and the Dayton Daily News.
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