Paul Duggan

Washington, D.C.

Crime reporter

Paul Duggan is a staff writer covering crime and justice. Since joining The Washington Post in 1987, he has worked as a general assignment reporter, assignment editor and national correspondent.
Latest from Paul Duggan

House can view Trump’s tax records, appeals court rules

Trump has argued that the request for his tax records is politically motivated.

August 9, 2022

Three people dead after lightning strike Thursday near White House

Four people had been critically hurt in the strike in Lafayette Square. One remains in critical condition, police said.

August 5, 2022

Family decries police shooting of man in Va., as footage is released

The parents of Jasper Aaron Lynch said his fatal shooting by a Fairfax County officer ‘cannot be justified.’

August 4, 2022

Black female firefighters sue D.C., alleging racial and gender bias

The four plaintiffs say they have been "systematically and continuously discriminated against."

August 2, 2022

D.C. firefighters sent to wrong address for infant in cardiac arrest who was later pronounced dead

The mistake resulted in a delay of about a minute before help reached the infant, authorities said.

July 28, 2022

Man shot over child molestation allegations is charged with sex abuse

A day-care provider is accused of wounding her husband, who has been charged with sexually abusing children in her care.

July 26, 2022

Man shot, woman arrested, in domestic dispute at D.C. hotel

Police say the incident occurred in a room at the luxury hotel.

July 21, 2022

Fairfax school health aide accused of stealing pupils’ medications

Children at Greenbriar East Elementary were given sugar pills in place of prescription drugs, police say.

July 21, 2022

Former Commanders player admits to reckless driving in fatal crash

Deshazor Everett had been cut by the Commanders in March.

July 20, 2022

All residents accounted for after southwest Virginia flooding

More than 40 people had been unaccounted for after torrential rain Tuesday night and early Wednesday caused widespread damage in the county.

July 14, 2022