Shadow campaign operative Vernon Hawkins pleads guilty to lying to investigators. [Post, LL, WAMU]

Two District ambulances catch fire in one day. [Times]

And an ambulance in the president’s motorcade runs out of gas. [Times]

Fire chief Kenneth Ellerbe says, despite ambulance problems, people should feel safe. [Fox 5]

How to get your restaurant honored by Mayor Vince Gray. [Young & Hungry]

Taxi commission says new Uber service “doesn’t make any sense.” [WAMU]

Jailed gun activist Adam Kokesh could be released. [Times]

Mayor’s softball team inspires a Jeopardy! question. [Twitter]

Ministers slam Gray over “ex-gay” singer’s withdrawn invitation to concert. [Blade]