Mark Berman, Washington Post

Mark Berman

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Past articles by Mark:

Accused El Paso gunman charged with federal hate crimes

Officials said the alleged shooter killed 22 people and injured dozens more during the rampage. → Read More

Alleged Planned Parenthood clinic gunman indicted on federal charges for 2015 attack

Three people were killed in the shooting rampage and standoff in Colorado Springs → Read More

Appeals court rejects Justice Department request to let federal executions proceed

The order comes a week before the federal government planned to resume executions. → Read More

Most Americans now favor life in prison over the death penalty for convicted murderers

A new poll found a significant — and recent — shift in what penalty Americans support in murder cases. → Read More

FBI says ‘lone offender terrorism’ in U.S. follows histories of violence, concerning behaviors

In a new study, the FBI examined dozens of attacks over more than four decades. → Read More

America’s new crop of ‘progressive prosecutors’ are getting pushback

Mark Berman on the reality facing “progressive prosecutors.” Amber Phillips looks into Wednesday’s key witnesses: William B. Taylor and George Kent. Plus, Mustafa Salim on the unconventional role of Iraq’s tuk-tuks. → Read More

Hundreds of victims’ relatives, ex-officials ask Trump administration to halt federal executions

The letters ask the Trump and Barr not to resume federal executions next month. → Read More

These prosecutors won office vowing to fight the system. Now, the system is fighting back.

Dozens of cities have elected progressive prosecutors recently, prompting a fight over the role of district attorneys in the era of criminal justice reform. → Read More

MGM says it will pay up to $800 million to victims of Las Vegas massacre in settlement

The agreement was announced two years after a gunman killed 58 people on the Strip. → Read More

Hurricane Dorian crashes into Outer Banks in North Carolina

The storm, while weakened, was still dangerous as it pummeled the coastline. → Read More

Carolinas feeling impact of Hurricane Dorian as storm strafes U.S. coast

The hurricane was lashing the Carolinas and poses a significant threat to the coast, forecasters say. → Read More

After smashing Bahamas, Hurricane Dorian threatens southeast U.S.

The storm could bring a dangerous combination of wind, rain and storm surges to Georgia and the Carolinas, forecasters say. → Read More

Florida nursing home employees charged with manslaughter for deaths of 12 in sweltering facility

The patients died after their nursing home lost air conditioning in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September 2017. → Read More

A common, yet dangerous, police task led to Philadelphia standoff. It was a ‘miracle’ no one died.

Serving a drug warrant, police encountered a barrage of bullets. Six officers were wounded, but tense, hours-long standoff ended with a peaceful surrender. → Read More

Friend of Dayton shooter helped him assemble weapon, bought him body armor, FBI says

Ethan Kollie was charged with criminal counts unrelated to the shooting, officials said. → Read More

El Paso suspect said he was targeting ‘Mexicans,’ told officers he was the shooter, police say

The 21-year-old is accused of killing 22 people at an El Paso Walmart. → Read More

FBI opens domestic terror probe into Gilroy festival attack, says shooter explored ‘violent ideologies’

The announcement came as investigators were probing mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. → Read More

After mass shootings, Trump condemns white supremacy. Critics say he inspires it.

Mark Berman tracks the mass shootings that happened over the weekend in El Paso and Dayton, Ohio. Plus, Philip Rucker on President Trump’s response to the tragedies. And Andrew Freedman on last month’s record-breaking heat. → Read More

El Paso death toll increases to 22 as investigation into rampage continues

Officials pledged to treat the suspected shooter as a domestic terrorist. → Read More

Six officials at Southwest Key, nonprofit running migrant child shelters, earned more than $1 million in 2017

The group’s former chief executive made $3.6 million that year. → Read More