Will Thomas soon be hitting the campaign trail to keep his seat? (Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post)

In other news:

Vincent Gray woos Board of Trade — by not mentioning a commuter tax or an income tax hike (WBJ)

Teen who shot at cops in Petworth is judged unfit for trial (Post)

Jack Evans says his constituent service spending “was a good balance” (Borderstan)

Two states have higher rates of poverty than D.C. (WAMU-FM)

Can Kwame Brown's “political reputation...be salvaged” via ethics reform? Or are his proposals all “fancy footwork and fast talk”? (DCist, Examiner)

Mother of four stabbed to death behind Trinidad recreation center (Post Now, Homicide Watch, WTTG-TV)

Burglar strikes the Gold Coast home of Superior Court Judge Harold Cushenberry (and wife Betty Noel, the former People’s Counsel) (Post, WUSA-TV)

More take-home cars than Metro initially said (Examiner)

Ground broken at Northwest One, in Northeast (WRC-TV, DCmud)

”[I]t’s important that rebuilding the fund balance be, well, balanced against the other critical needs of the city” (DCFPI)

Man found dead, thought to be transgendered, is identified (Blade, Crime Scene)

Arrest made in unrelated shooting of a transgender woman WaTimes)

Behold “the Dan Snyder dichotomy: Is it greed that drives him? Or ambition? Perhaps what you think hinges on whether you’ve ever paid him a parking fee.” (Erik Wemple)

Go inside a D.C. sewer without having to smell it (WAMU-FM)

Katrina Peebles, wife of R. Donahue, appointed to seat on Kennedy Center advisory board (White House)

Georgetown Waterfront Park is now fully open (Georgetown Metropolitan)

Get those fall festivals on your calendar (DCist)

Beware the emerald ash borer (NYT)

Another set visit for Hizzoner (DCist)

Georgetown ANC proceeds with student-splitting redistricting proposal (GGW)

My diet does not need this (Post)