Marwa Eltagouri

Washington, D.C.

General assignment reporter

Education: Syracuse University, BA in Magazine Journalism and Political Science

Marwa Eltagouri was a general assignment reporter for The Washington Post. She left The Post in 2018. She previously worked as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where she covered crime, immigration and neighborhood change.
Latest from Marwa Eltagouri

‘You’re about to get dropped!’ an officer shouted before punching a woman’s head at a N.J. beach

The body camera video provides a new, violent glimpse into the arrest incident on a New Jersey beach.

May 31, 2018

The pet store was closed for maintenance, the sign said. Inside were 41 dead animals.

Electricity had been shut off for nearly two weeks because the bill had not been paid.

May 30, 2018

Parkland suspect detailed plans in chilling videos: ‘I’m going to be the next school shooter’

In recordings made before 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the suspected gunman laid out his violent plans in grim detail.

May 30, 2018

A white woman was flying with her biracial son. Southwest asked for ‘proof’ she was his mother.

Lindsay Gottlieb, the women's basketball coach at Cal, said a Southwest employee asked her to prove she was the mother of her biracial son.

May 30, 2018

A doctor removed her ovaries because they were ‘in the way.’ Her family says it led to her death.

Woman's suicide may have been caused by 'great deal of pain' after surgeon allegedly removed her ovaries without cause

May 29, 2018

She was suspected of underage drinking. Video shows an officer punching her in the head.

She "was by far the aggressor here," the Wildwood mayor said after an officer was recorded punching a woman as he tried to subdue her.

May 29, 2018

His high school banned him from giving his valedictorian speech — so he took to a megaphone outside

Valedictorian denied permission to speak at graduation instead delivers his speech outside through a megaphone.

May 28, 2018

Publix halts donations to self-described ‘NRA sellout’ amid boycott, ‘die-in’ protests by David Hogg

Grocery store chain suspends political contributions amid anti-NRA protest led by David Hogg

May 25, 2018

Police: 3 women hospitalized after driver crashes into them in downtown Portland

Three women hospitalized after vehicle strikes them on sidewalk on Portland State University campus.

May 25, 2018

The rise and ignominious fall of Harvey Weinstein, in four acts

His surrender Friday in New York caps a stunning downfall for one of Hollywood's most powerful producers.

May 25, 2018