Spencer S. Hsu

ReporterWashington, D.C.


After 10-week trial, charges against four contract security guards for 2007 Baghdad shootings to go to jurors.

  • Aug 27, 2014

D.C. Attorney General Nathan: Second Amendment does not protect right to carry firearms in public.

  • Aug 25, 2014

Federal grant funds were used, and a former employee claimed he was unfairly fired for complaining about it.

  • Aug 20, 2014

Tom G. Palmer, 57, and others filed the lawsuit that led a judge to declare the city’s gun law unconstitutional.

  • Aug 8, 2014

Review of lab unit involved in 45 death-row cases stalled after errors in pre-DNA convictions came to light.

  • Jul 29, 2014

He spent 26 years in prison. The wrongful conviction is the latest in D.C. tied to FBI lab errors.

  • Jul 21, 2014

“Irreversible harm” done to death-row defendants, says scathing report from Justice’s inspector general.

  • Jul 16, 2014

The funds target the caches of untested DNA evidence discovered in police storage across the country.

  • Jun 16, 2014

Virginia’s congressional delegation faces “massive” power drain.

  • Jun 11, 2014

In Congress, the exit of two high-ranking members and their 58 years of service could prove costly.

  • Jun 1, 2014
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Spencer S. Hsu is an investigative reporter, two-time Pulitzer finalist and national Emmy award nominee. Hsu has covered homeland security, immigration, Virginia politics and Congress. He received the Sigma Delta Chi award and Ursula and Gilbert Farfel prize for excellence in investigative journalism in 2012. Home is D.C. with his wife and child, and, before that, Salt Lake City, Boston, south Florida and southern California.
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