Ruben Castaneda covers the federal courthouse in Greenbelt and the Prince George’s County court system for the local staff. From the latter part of 1989 through the mid-1990s, Ruben covered the D.C. police and crime beat. He was born and grew up in Los Angeles and worked for the Los Angeles Herald Examiner before joining the Post.
Robert C. Nalley, once a judge in Charles County, had ordered a deputy to shock a defendant.
Blacks, whites, lawyers and ex-offenders, young and old could shoot hoops and master the game of life.
Harold “P-Nut” Hill labors for $10.50 an hour mere steps away from where killed a man. Like 15,000 others in D.C. on parole or probation, his success is within reach but isn’t guaranteed.
The scheduled trial of a Maryland political consultant accused of orchestrating robo-calls last year that urged voters in predominantly black districts to “relax” and not bother going to the polls was postponed.