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On Tuesday, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s administrationreleased footage captured by a police body camera that depicts the moments after Terrence Sterling was shot and killed by a D.C. officer. The 31-year-old black Maryland resident had been driving a motorcycle early on Sept. 11. While the circumstances of the incident remain unclear, local and federal officials continue to investigate it.


  • Advocates for District statehood have concerns about officials’ latest push. [Post, Times]

  • After a constitutional challenge, the city’s stun-gun ban will fall out of effect. [Post, Times]

  • Metro says debris is behind a tunnel fire that disrupted rush hour last Friday. [WAMU]

  • Planned Parenthood’s new $20 million flagship facility opens in Northeast. [Post, WJLA]

  • Oct. 3 will be the last day of service for local rideshare company Split. [Post, DCist, WBJ]

  • A Maryland driver died early Tuesday morning after crashing a vehicle into a wall. [Post]

  • Get those umbrellas: It could rain a lot in D.C. over the next couple of days. [Post, WJLA]


  • The Incident of the Brick: A neighborhood commissioner in Ward 8 was arrested for allegedly throwing a brick (or rock) at one of his rivals.

  • Drunk College Kids: Neighbors of Georgetown University aren’t happy about this year’s school homecoming.

  • How To Swerve Around Jaywalkers: Gear Prudence takes this cycling issue head on.

LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? wsommer@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Will the District stop taxing diapers? [Post]

  • More on Museum Square legal battle. [Post]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? mcohen@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Fat Trel covers D.R.A.M. and Lil Yachty’s “Broccoli.” [Bandwidth]

  • The African American Museum has an extensive music exhibit. [DC Music Download]

  • Check out the work of D.C. illustrator Mari Andrew. [Washingtonian]

  • Photos from the Freedom Sounds Festival on the National Mall. [WCP]

  • Check out a new music video from Pearie Sol. [YouTube]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? lhayes@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • Seven things that annoy diners at restaurants. [Zagat]

  • First date advice from romantic settings to getting laid. [Washingtonian]

  • Misfit Juicery gets some national food incubator love. [WBJ]

  • Here’s an Adams Morning dining guide. [Eater]

  • The story behind Arnold Palmer’s namesake drink. [NPR]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? agiambrone@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • A developer being sued proceeds with the Brookland Manor project. [Housing Complex]

  • An 110-unit apartment building is set for 16th Street NW, near Meridian Hill. [UrbanTurf]

  • Calling all history buffs: Here are photos of what D.C. looked like a century ago. [DCist]

  • More development is slated for the Anacostia Riverfront, near Nats Stadium. [UrbanTurf]

  • A little numbers game concerning rent in the D.C. region. [Greater Greater Washington]