Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Houston, Texas

Staff writer for national news and politics

Education: Harvard College, BA Social Studies, 1999

Molly Hennessy-Fiske has reported from Texas for the past decade. Before joining The Post, she spent 16 years at the Los Angeles Times on national, metro and foreign desks, including as Middle East bureau chief. She also worked at newspapers in Florida, North Carolina and her hometown of Syracuse, N.Y.
Latest from Molly Hennessy-Fiske

Houston lifts boil water order nearly two days after system failure

The supply was compromised after the failure of two electrical transformers at a purification plant.

November 29, 2022

Houston scrambles to fix water supply after failures force closures

Millions in the country’s fourth-largest city were asked to boil tap water after a filtration plant lost power, an order that came 10 hours after the plant failure.

November 28, 2022

Colorado investigators seek motive in LGBTQ club shooting

The victims of the nation's latest mass shooting spanned a spectrum of American life.

November 22, 2022

Officials identify five killed in Colorado shooting

A shooting at Club Q, an LGBTQ nightclub, killed at least five people. The suspect is hospitalized, and officials said they would seek murder charges.

November 21, 2022

How the Colorado mass shooting unfolded — and ended — inside Club Q

Inside the shooting at a popular LGBTQ club in Colorado Springs, where at least 5 people were killed and dozens injured when a gunman opened fire.

November 21, 2022

Army veteran recounts subduing gunman at Colorado LGBTQ club

Richard Fierro said he was aided by others as he halted the shooting that interrupted a celebratory night at Club Q in Colorado.

November 21, 2022

Remembering the Colorado Springs shooting victims

Daniel Aston, Raymond Green Vance, Kelly Loving, Derrick Rump, and Ashley Paugh were among those killed in the shooting at Club Q on Saturday.

November 21, 2022

Gunman kills 5 and injures 25 at LGBTQ nightclub in Colorado Springs

Authorities identified the suspect was identified as Anderson Lee Aldrich, who was taken into custody, after clubgoers helped subdue the gunman.

November 21, 2022

Texas investigating voting difficulties in Houston’s Harris County

Voters and election workers in precincts across the nation's third-largest county reported insufficient ballots and broken voting machines.

November 16, 2022

Democrats surged to flip state legislatures, defying past GOP gains

Republicans hoped to boost their numbers but instead found themselves on the losing end in many states after a fresh Democratic effort to target statehouses.

November 12, 2022