Jonathan Edwards

Washington, D.C.

Education: University of California, Berkeley, BA in English

Jonathan Edwards is a reporter on The Washington Post's Morning Mix team. Before joining The Post, he covered public safety for The Virginian-Pilot and Lincoln Journal Star.
Latest from Jonathan Edwards

Pennsylvania man arrested after declaring ‘open season’ on FBI agents

Adam Bies was charged with threatening federal law enforcement officers days after FBI agents executed a search warrant at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago Club.

August 16, 2022

Found guilty of child rape, he chugged a ‘cloudy’ liquid and died

Edward Leclair vomited and collapsed minutes after drinking a mysterious liquid as a judge pronounced him guilty of child rape.

August 15, 2022

Daughter conned mother out of $140 million with psychic scam, police say

Sabine Boghici, 48, allegedly orchestrated a group of phony psychics to scam her 82-year-old mother out of $140 million in art, jewels and money.

August 12, 2022

Beto O’Rourke confronts heckler laughing during speech on Uvalde shooting

Beto O'Rourke stopped his speech about gun control and the Uvalde, Tex., mass shooting to confront the heckler: "It may be funny to you ... but it’s not funny to me.”

August 11, 2022

Scammer rips off 11-year-old boy at lemonade stand with fake $100 bill

Jeremy Ryzhonkov said he gave the scammer change for what he thought was a $100 bill. Then he learned it was a fake.

August 10, 2022

Dream job alert: A mattress company is paying people to sleep

The mattress company Casper is hiring people to sleep in the company's stores and provide videos for TikTok and other social media platforms.

August 9, 2022

A cancer survivor is fighting the DMV to keep her ‘FCANCER’ license plate

Kari Overington said she was “thrilled” when she got her “FCANCER” license plate and “devastated” when she learned state officials were taking it away.

August 5, 2022

Chuck E. Cheese walks away from Black girl after high-fiving other kids

A mother said the mascot high-fived White children before ignoring her Black daughter. The alleged snub follows similar incidents at a Sesame Street theme park.

August 4, 2022

As floodwaters rose, a panicked granddaughter shared a photo and an SOS

Mae Amburgey was trapped with her son and grandson in her Letcher County, Ky., home as the floodwaters rose inside and deadly currents raced outside.

August 3, 2022

Beyoncé used ‘ableist’ slur in a new song. After uproar, she’s deleting it.

Beyoncé has promised to change the lyrics in a song on her “Renaissance” album after a disability activist accused her of using an “ableist slur.”

August 2, 2022