Karina Elwood

Washington, D.C.

Local reporter covering local politics and government

Education: University of Florida, BS in journalism

Karina Elwood joined the Post in 2021 as a summer intern on the local politics and government team. She previously interned at the Miami Herald, South Florida Sun Sentinel and Orlando Sentinel.
Latest from Karina Elwood

D.C. attorney general files lawsuit against Amazon, alleging stolen tips

The lawsuit alleges that Amazon used deceptive methods to lead consumers to believe that tip money went directly to drivers, when it was actually being used to subsidize wages.

December 7, 2022

Lacking support, D.C. Council chair delays housing authority overhaul vote

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) said he would introduce a new version of the bill in a couple of weeks.

December 7, 2022

D.C. Council to vote on housing authority overhaul in packed meeting

A proposal to reconfigure the D.C. Housing Authority board is one of more than 50 bills on the agenda for the council’s penultimate meeting this year.

December 5, 2022

Two bear cubs born at Smithsonian’s National Zoo to debut in spring

Two Andean bear cubs were born at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in D.C.

November 26, 2022

Families of Chesapeake Walmart shooting victims mourn their losses

The six people killed were all Walmart employees.

November 24, 2022

U-Va. shooter fired at football player as he slept, prosecutor says

The Albemarle County commonwealth’s attorney says a witness claimed the shooter did not fire at random, and shot one football player as he slept.

November 16, 2022

U-Va. says it failed to report suspected shooter for discipline

The university revised its earlier account of a disciplinary action involving the suspect in this week's deadly shooting on campus.

November 15, 2022

3 U-Va. students killed after gunman opens fire on bus, police say

The shooting Sunday night set off a massive search and shelter-in-place order on campus.

November 15, 2022

U-Va. campus rattled by killing of three students, charges against another

The gunfire was reported at a garage on Culbreth Road, the campus emergency management office said.

November 14, 2022

Once imperiled Bladensburg Peace Cross rededicated on Veterans Day

The Peace Cross, first dedicated in 1925 by the American Legion, honors 49 residents of Prince George's County who lost their lives during World War I.

November 11, 2022