Crime Scene: From the Editors


Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Post reporter responds to comments on Children’s Hospital story

Post reporter Josh White responded to reader comments about today’s story reporting that lawyers for Children’s Hospital, which currently has a 10-year-old boy in its custody, planned to go to court Thursday to ask a judge to have the boy’s mother or Prince George’s County come and get him.

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:09 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 02/28/2011

Regional 'director' in drug case tried

A federal jury in Alexandria convicted a 25-year-old man of conspiring to distribute cocaine in Northern Virginia. Fernando Reynoso Avalos, of Fort Washington, was alleged to have been a part of a large-scale conspiracy to bring multi-kilograms of cocaine ranging...

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  05:05 PM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 09/26/2010

Police investigate hit-and-run

Montgomery County detectives are investigating a hit-and-run involving a pedestrian that occurred Saturday night in the Piney Branch area of Silver Spring.

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:58 AM ET, 09/26/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2010

Post to hold crime town hall

The Washington Post will hold a town hall meeting on June 15 to discuss crime coverage in the D.C. region. Reporters and editors will explain and discuss their decisions about coverage; Audience members can ask questions and give suggestions....

By Washington Post Editors  |  09:56 AM ET, 06/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Crime and justice in 2009: A look back

As we look ahead to 2010, we're looking back at some of 2009's most remarkable -- and, often, tragic -- local criminal justice stories. What will you remember? Read our archived coverage of 10 of our nominees for the year's...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 12/09/2009

Jailhouse Rock contest winners selected

You can lock it up -- the winner of The Crime Scene's first-ever contest, in which we asked readers to create a five-song playlist of tunes an FBI agent might put on an inmate's iPhod, has been selected. We selected...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:22 AM ET, 12/09/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 12/04/2009

Jailhouse Rock contest extended

Have you entered our Jailhouse Rock contest yet? If you haven't, there's still time. To make up for some technical issues earlier this week, we've decided to extend the deadline for submitting an entry through Monday. We'll announce the winner...

By Washington Post Editors  |  10:07 AM ET, 12/04/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 11/18/2009

Introducing The Crime Scene

Today, we're launching The Crime Scene, The Post's newest blog. Each day, we'll bring you news, views and perspective on public safety issues in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia and around the nation and world. It'll be written by our...

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:00 AM ET, 11/18/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 11/17/2009

Meet The Post's Crime & Justice Team

The reporters listed here often cover issues and jurisdictions outside the scope of their daily responsibilities. If you don't see what you're looking for below, e-mail us and we'll make sure it gets to the right person....

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:30 PM ET, 11/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 11/17/2009

About this blog

The Post's Crime & Justice team covers your safety. Our reporters cover crime and the police departments in the Washington, D.C., area, the local and federal courthouses in The District, Maryland and Virginia, and national and international crime, courthouse and...

By Washington Post Editors  |  12:15 PM ET, 11/17/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 11/01/2009

Meet the Post’s Crime & Justice team

Who covers what on the Post’s Crime & Justice team? See assignments and contact e-mail addresses.

By Washington Post Editors  |  04:13 PM ET, 11/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)