Dan Morse

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering courts and crime in Montgomery County, Md.

Education: Vanderbilt University, BE in environmental engineering

Washington Post staff writer Dan Morse covers courts and crime in Montgomery County, Md. He arrived at the paper in 2005, after reporting stops at the Wall Street Journal, Baltimore Sun and Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, where he was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He is the author of "The Yoga Store Murder," published by Penguin.
Latest from Dan Morse

17-year-old arrested in killing of classmate found in Germantown creek

Both the victim and suspect were students at Northwest High School and knew each other, police said.

May 16, 2022

Gang feud in Montgomery County turns deadly, prosecutors say

The three boys charged in Cline’s killing – 14, 15, and 16 – have been ordered to stay in adult jail despite arguments that doing so would put them alone in a cell for much of the day.

May 13, 2022

Two dead after double shooting in Germantown, Md.

Detectives probing whether victims, 16 and 21, shot each other.

May 12, 2022

Youngkin, Hogan ask Justice Dept. to halt protests at justices’ homes

The governors of Virginia and Maryland called on Attorney General Merrick Garland to enforce a federal law prohibiting protests outside the homes of Supreme Court justices.

May 12, 2022

    Abortion rights protesters rally outside Justice Kavanaugh's house

    Abortion rights activists demonstrated in front of the home of Supreme Court Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh in Chevy Chase, Md., on May 11.

    May 12, 2022

    Two teens, 14 and 15, charged in fatal Montgomery County shooting

    Police allege the pair are linked to the April 22 slaying of Taon Lamont Cline in Germantown.

    May 4, 2022

    Lack of training alleged in fatal police shooting outside McDonald’s

    The family of Ryan LeRoux, 21, has filed a lawsuit against Montgomery County police.

    April 22, 2022

    A dad’s loving routine — waiting for bus with son — turns tragic

    Authorities identify victim of fatal collision as Muhammad Haekal Saifullah Elsyaf.

    April 8, 2022

    Md. boy dies after being hit by car while waiting for school bus

    The 7-year-old had been waiting for a bus with his dad and baby brother in Bethesda.

    April 7, 2022