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On Friday, a man allegedly stabbed a woman in Union Station before a security guard fatally shot him, causing authorities to evacuate the station. Police have identified the man as 57-year-old William Thomas Wilson Jr.


  • Hillary Clinton spoke Sunday at D.C.’s Foundry United Methodist Church about faith and family. [Post]
  • A man charged with killing his stepfather—a D.C. police detective—faces trial today. [NBC Washington]
  • Howard University Hospital saw its first profit in months in July after consultants instituted reforms. [WBJ]
  • When Pope Francis comes to town next week, he’ll meet with the homeless and poor at St. Patrick’s. [WAMU]
  • On Saturday, the D.C. State Fair featured a cannabis contest for the first time in history. [NBC Washington]


  • Vision Quest: Can the District successfully eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries by 2024?
  • Who’s Afraid of Trader Joe’s?: Eastern Market vendors aren’t; TJ’s is moving in across the street in 2017.
  • But What about the Barrel?: A Logan Circle liquor store is relocating, likely without its iconic barrel.

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

  • The District’s first legal marijuana crop is here. [Post]
  • Muriel Bowser focuses on Metro shooting suspect’s light treatment after previous shooting. [Post]
  • A year in crashes. [WCP]
  • Colby King slams DYRS on youth offender data. [Post]
  • David Grosso goes on a school lunch listening tour. [Post]
  • Jack Evans unhappy with proposed Metro fare increases. [WAMU]
  • Rival ed reform plans clash in DCPS, charters. [Post]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? jsidman@washingtoncitypaper.com)

  • The least douchey bars in D.C. [BYT]
  • Eastern Market vendors say they aren’t afraid of Trader Joe’s. [City Desk]
  • Mark Bittman says farewell from his column to work at a food startup. [NYTimes]
  • Rito Loco has a breakfast burrito stuffed with cheesy shells. [Eater]
  • The Riggsby launches new happy hour and Sunday brunch. [Borderstan]
  • Restaurants celebrating Rosh Hashanah around D.C. [Washingtonian]
  • Tacos for all types [Post]