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Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that the D.C. police officer who fatally shot a man riding a motorcycle early Sunday did not turn on the body-worn camera device until after firing. Officials have given the existing footage to federal prosecutors, who are reviewing the incident. So far, at least one witness has come forward with a separate video of it filmed on a cell phone.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
As Metro tries to nail down its budget, expenses—especially labor costs—have risen. [WAMU]
The McMillan Reservoir was treated with chlorine after a body was found in it. [Post]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
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LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
What’s behind the drop in Metro ridership? [GGW]
Ben’s Chili Bowl sparks preservation move on H Street. [WCP]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Jonathan Safran Foer revisits his local roots in his latest book. [WCP]
Welcome back, National Gallery of Art’s East Building. [Post]
Chip Py blends bluegrass and funk on the latest episode of his YouTube series, Locally Grown. [WCP]
Photographer Carl Van Vechten captures “Harlem Heroes” in American Art Museum’s latest photo exhibition. [WCP]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips? email@example.com)
Dissecting the menu at Sweet Home Cafe. [Post]
Virginia patios to hit before the end of summer. [Arlington Mag]
Where to find bagel balls. [WTOP]
More problems for The Speak. [Washingtonian]
Craft distilleries are going corporate. [Eater]
HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
Residents want to place Capitol Hill’s Emerald Street NE under historic preservation. [WAMU]
Officials provide an update one year into implementing anti-homelessness measures. [Street Sense]
How the new Trump hotel compares to other luxury lodgings around the District. [WBJ]
There’s been progress at the forthcoming REI flagship store at NoMa’s old Uline Arena. [Washingtonian]