Afternoon Shots: January 3

Gamblers leaving their kids in cars, Metrobuses that are on time even when they're late, and more to talk about this weekend.

By: Benjamin Freed

Two people were arrested this week at Arundel Mills and Maryland Live! Casino for leaving small children in freezing cars. [Post]

Support for the Washington NFL team's name is still strong, but slipping, according to a new poll. [Capital Comment]

The team met with a Dallas Cowboys assistant today for the vacant head coaching job. [Post]

A Metrobus can be seven minutes late and still be considered "on time." [The Atlantic Cities]

The first diss track of the 2014 DC mayoral campaign goes after Hizzoner. [Loose Lips]

A record number of firearms were purchased in Virginia last year. [Richmond Times-Dispatch]

Speaking of guns and Virginia, some people want to bring guns into restaurants. [Best Bites]

Check out the Franco-Swiss fare at Silo, opening Saturday in Mount Vernon Square. [Best Bites]