Fire chief Kenneth Ellerbe denies grabbing a firefighter’s phone. [Post, LL]

The aggrieved firefighter files a police report anyway, saying Ellerbe hurt his hand. [Post]

Gray administration likes DDOT’s decision on the M Street NW bike lane. [WAMU]

D.C. looks for an architect for Martin Luther King Jr. Library. [Post]

Courtland Milloy writes about Ron Moten‘s new book: “What kind of street dude fights back with a book?” [Post]

District unemployment rises. [WAMU]

Pedestrian hit by a Metrobus on the Mall. [Post]