Martin Weil

Washington, D.C.

Local reporter

Education: Three years' study of physics at the University of California at Berkeley

Martin Weil is a longtime reporter at The Washington Post. He says: "It's my whole and entire story. Even in a business where we are sometimes accused of exaggerating, or even of altering facts, I will vouch for 'longtime.' I have been here for a long time, and that ought to mean SOMETHING."
Latest from Martin Weil

Casper Taylor, former speaker of Maryland House, dies at 88

The veteran Maryland legislator had served in Annapolis for years as the speaker of the House of Delegates.

April 24, 2023

Motorcyclist dies after three crashes, Virginia police say

The motorcyclist ran into the rear of a vehicle in Centreville and was thrown into the roadway, where he was struck by two other vehicles, police said.

April 24, 2023

Rain Day fell on Earth Day in Washington area

One of wettest recent days throughout the D.C. region

April 22, 2023

Eight shot at two sites in Southeast Washington, police say

A total of eight people were wounded in two instances of gunfire Friday night in Southeast Washington.

April 21, 2023

It was hot, but it was dry heat we felt Friday

Even in D.C., broiling days needn’t be sticky days.

April 21, 2023

Discovery of mystery canisters shuts part of D.C.’s Fort Totten Park

Officials will try to determine where the two canisters came from, the National Park Service said.

April 20, 2023

Swift predator apparently tries to raise family in downtown D.C.

A peregrine falcon has been spotted on a ledge blocks from the White House.

April 19, 2023

Robbers take car and cat on Capitol Hill, police say

The cat was in a crate in the car, according to police.

April 19, 2023

Man slain in Prince George’s, police say

A man was killed and another was wounded in a double shooting in Prince George’s County, police said.

April 17, 2023

Man, woman fatally shot in D.C. this weekend, police say

By Sunday, homicides in D.C. were up 31 percent compared with the same time in 2022, when the city surpassed 200 killings for the second time in almost two decades.

April 16, 2023