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Paul Shelton, a D.C. police captain who’s been on the force for three decades, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol on Sunday, after a crash that took place on Pennsylvania Avenue SE. His duties have been revoked.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Police say they’re reviewing footage of an officer-involved brawl that happened in Adams Morgan early Sunday morning. [City Desk, Post, Borderstan]
- The man charged in a double homicide that occurred inside a home last week was the victims’ roommate. [Post]
- The Federal Transit Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board disagree on Metro. [WAMU]
- Mayor Muriel Bowser’s plan to replace D.C. General with smaller family homeless shelters is “a good thing.” [HuffPo]
- The head of the D.C. teachers union criticized new D.C. Public Schools reforms on Monday. [WAMU]
- Lawyers for the Post filed a motion to get files from the Vince Gray investigation unsealed. [Loose Lips]
- Sports giant Ted Leonsis apparently thinks everybody should have free wifi, “like running water.” [DCist]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
- Aloha from the Outside: Some Hawaiian state senators have joined forces in support of statehood for D.C.
- Convivial Citizenship: The French chef behind Shaw and Adams Morgan restaurants is now an American citizen.
- A Streetcar Named Nando’s: The chicken-themed chain is opening on H Street NE with its own streetcar.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Taxpayers still on the hook for most of the Wizards practice facility. [Post]
- Video shows cop tussle with man in Adams Morgan. [City Desk]
- Ted Leonsis: Let’s get that citywide wifi. [WBJ]
- Cab commission mulls digital meters. [City Desk]
- The D.C. GOP’s Donald Trump supporters aren’t so talkative. [Post]
- Nando’s Peri Peri: so disrespectful to the streetcar. [City Desk]
- DUI charge for MPD captain. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips? email@example.com)
- Go-go leaders discuss preserving the future of the genre at panel discussion. [Arts Desk]
- New York Times‘ pop and jazz critic Ben Ratliff discusses the future of music consumption. [Bandwidth]
- Here’s the National Portrait Gallery’s portrait of Kevin Spacey as President Frank Underwood. [DCist]
- “Art” is coming to The Yards. [DCist]
- Damaged City Fest won’t take place at St. Stephen’s church this year. [Arts Desk]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Nando’s Peri-Peri will operate its own competing “streetcar” on H Street NE this weekend. [City Desk]
- Willie T’s Lobster Shack closes in Dupont, will relocated. [PoPville, Borderstan]
- Ten chain dishes to secretly love [Zagat]
- Why chefs are burning your food intentionally [Post]
- Red Hen chef Mike Friedman reveals his modern French country home kitchen. [Eater]
- All the best wine bars in D.C. [Thrillist]