Lynh Bui

Washington, D.C.

Editor focusing on public safety and criminal justice

Education: Arizona State University, BA in journalism and mass communications; American University, MA in journalism

Lynh Bui is an editor on the Metro desk working with reporters who cover crime and courts in the Washington region. She oversees coverage of the federal courthouse in D.C., the D.C. Circuit appellate court and breaking news and enterprise from Maryland’s police departments and courts. She had earlier reported on public safety and criminal justice issues in Prince George's County, Md. She joined The Post in 2012 as the Washington Post-American University fellow and previously covered Montgomery County education. Before joining The Post, she worked at the Arizona Republic, covering politics an
Latest from Lynh Bui

First female chief set to take over Prince George’s County fire department

Chief Tiffany Green rose through the ranks of the Maryland department to become one of about 70 female fire chiefs throughout the country.

December 26, 2019

She was ordered to repay victims she scammed as a travel agent. She then scammed new victims to pay back the old ones, prosecutors said.

The Maryland travel agent promised to make bookings but never did, leaving customers stranded at airports and in foreign countries.

December 24, 2019

Four teens, one man arrested in fatal shooting in Landover, Md.

The victim was the unintended target in an armed robbery, police said

December 11, 2019

Man surrenders after security guard stabbed, another struck with vehicle near National Shrine in Northeast D.C.

Police said a suspect fled, then barricaded himself in a home in Northwest Washington before exiting and surrendering to police.

December 10, 2019

Hate-crime trial in the killing of a black student on U-Md. campus begins with jury selection

Prosecutors say Sean Urbanski targeted the only black person at a bus stop. Urbanski’s lawyers say he was “out-of- his-mind drunk.”

December 9, 2019

Mother, grandmother charged in fatal overdose of 9-month-old boy

They wondered if he had eaten a heroin pill, but decided to “wait and see” before seeking medical care, police said.

December 6, 2019

Former Md. casino dealer sentenced to 18 months in $1 million cheating scheme, federal prosecutors said

Ming Zhang showed co-conspirators the deck before dealing to get a cut of the winnings, prosecutors said.

December 6, 2019

Settlement in MGM resort electric-shock case that severely injured young girl

The lawsuit filed by Zynae Green’s family has been ‘fully resolved,’ according to court filings that do not disclose terms. Zynae suffered a brain injury after grasping an improperly installed lighted handrail at MGM National Harbor and received a 120-volt shock.

December 5, 2019

D.C. man charged in fatal shooting inside a Maryland liquor store

He and the victim had a confrontation before the shooting on Tuesday, police said.

December 4, 2019

Prince George’s officer charged with breaking into Gallaudet University

The officer was ‘highly intoxicated’ and found without a shirt in the Dawes Building on the Northeast Washington campus, charging papers said

December 3, 2019