Loose Lips Reporter
Mitch joined City Paper in 2018 from a job reporting in the other Washington. As Loose Lips, he’s written about squabbles, fuck-ups, absurdities, and blunders that sustain D.C. politics. He’s also reported on the police, social services, and development. He’s originally from St. Louis, where the pizza and bar-b-que is much better.
Mitch’s latest stories
Watson died Sept. 26 at MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Northeast D.C.
A man held in the D.C. Jail started a fire after corrections officers ignored his cries for help, according to multiple jail residents who were locked on the same unit. The man repeatedly told officers that he was going to kill himself and asked to see a supervisor and a psychiatrist. But officers ignored his…
Two men on the D.C. Jail’s mental health step-down unit say they continue to feel ill following the fire.