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Police captured Daron Dylon Wint, 34, in Northeast D.C. Thursday night, and authorities have charged him with first-degree murder in connection to the deaths of four people, including a 10-year old child, at a Woodland Normanstone home.
LEADING THE MORNING NEWS:
- Wint is scheduled to make an appearance in court Friday afternoon. [NBC Washington]
- The Savopoulos family released a statement: “While [the arrest] does not abate our pain, we hope that it begins to restore a sense of calm and security to our neighborhood and to our city.” [WUSA9]
- “Six months on the trail of Shy Glizzy,” rap superstar. [Washington Post]
- Rolling Thunder comes to the District this weekend. [Washington Times]
RECENT CITY PAPER STORIES TO HELP YOU MAKE SENSE OF YOUR DAY:
Shawed Out: On her walking tour of Shaw, Mayor Muriel Bowser warns the D.C. Council that without tax hikes, service cuts are likely.
Art + Rock: City Paper is having a concert tonight! Come see Pleasure Curses and Young Rapids.
Standing Room: Smoking outside your front door can get you arrested.
LOOSE LIPS LINKS, by Will Sommer (tips? email@example.com)
- Critics say the District’s blocking the sidewalk law promotes “contempt of cop” arrests. [WCP]
- Muriel Bowser walks Shaw with HUD Secretary Julian Castro. [LL, Post]
- Tax hikes—and the programs they could provide—at center of D.C. Council budget meeting. [WAMU]
- Poll: majority backs tax increases. [Post]
- Post ed board wants the proposed body camera budget kept intact. [Post]
- The housing market heats up even more. [Urban Turf]
- Special police officer charged in hit-and-run. [Post]
ARTS LINKS, by Christina Cauterucci (tips? firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Kato Hammond of TMOTTGoGo, go-go’s de facto historian, remembers his roots—and go-go’s, too. [Arts Desk]
- The big two-day music festival coming to D.C. this fall opened a lottery for 1,000 free tickets. [Arts Desk]
- Scenes from four U.S. productions of Stupid Fucking Bird, D.C. director-playwright Aaron Posner‘s irreverent take on Anton Chekhov‘s The Seagull [Live Design]
- Watch the mesmerizing new video for Furniteur‘s “Secret Plans.” [BYT]
- Two D.C. sisters who were separated at birth appeared on VH1 reality show “Swab Stories” Wednesday. [Post]
- Photos from the new exhibition of celebrity portraits at the National Portrait Gallery [Washingtonian]
YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Jessica Sidman (tips? email@example.com)
- Ranking the best barbecue joints in the D.C. area [Post]
- Memorial Day weekend dining options [Washingtonian]
- Duck Donuts to open Fairfax and Arlington locations. [ARLnow]
- Six restaurants with revamped patios [Zagat]
- Crumbs & Whiskers cat cafe will open next month. [DCist]
- A look inside Turkish restaurant Ankara [BYT]
- Masterchef‘s Amanda Saab is the first woman in a hijab on an American cooking show. [Eater]