Ruben Castaneda
Reporter

Ruben Castaneda covers the federal courthouse in Greenbelt and the Prince George’s County court system for the local staff. From the latter part of 1989 through the mid-1990s, Ruben covered the D.C. police and crime beat. He was born and grew up in Los Angeles and worked for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner before joining the Post.

Latest by Ruben Castaneda

In D.C., ex-con constructs his new legacy

In D.C., ex-con constructs his new legacy

Harold “P-Nut” Hill labors for $10.50 an hour mere steps away from where killed a man. Like 15,000 others in D.C. on parole or probation, his success is within reach but isn’t guaranteed.

First robo-calls trial postponed until next year

The scheduled trial of a Maryland political consultant accused of orchestrating robo-calls last year that urged voters in predominantly black districts to “relax” and not bother going to the polls was postponed.

D.C.’s Drilling Tennis & Golf Shop is closing

D.C.’s Drilling Tennis & Golf Shop is closing

Drilling Tennis & Golf Shop, a downtown D.C. store frequented by the famous and not-so famous, is closing after nearly 40 years.

Md. man who killed teenager sentenced to life in prison

Prosecutors said Rydel Estep, 21, killed E