Afternoon Shots: December 5

The Silver Line is delayed again, Dan Snyder has a friend in Rob Ford, and more to talk about tonight.

By: Benjamin Freed

Nelson Mandela, longtime political prisoner who became South Africa's first post-apartheid president, dies at age 95. [Post]

A DC police officer is suspected of running a prostitution operation out of his apartment. [Capital Comment]

Sorry, Virginia. Metro's Silver Line is probably not going to start in January. More like April, according to Senator Mark Warner. [WAMU]

But Metro has a plan to finally extend its lines to Georgetown, just like the movie No Way Out. [WMATA]

It's increasingly likely that the FBI will not stay in the District when it relocates. [Capital Comment]

Bonnes nouvelles, gastronomes. Georgetown's La Chaumière says it's not going anywhere for a decade. [Best Bites]

Orangetheory Fitness, a Fairfax gym that tracks your vital signs and broadcasts them to the rest of the gym. [Well + Being]

Looking for holiday music events? Look here. [After Hours]

Dan Snyder has a new ally in his defense of his team's name: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. [D.C. Sports Bog]