Hefty Theft: D.C. police raided an electronics store on the 300 block of H Street NW and seized more than 500 items they believe to be stolen, including iPhones, iPads, cellphones, laptop computers, Kindle e-book readers, etc. -5

Go-Gorage: A garage in Columbia Heights with pretty awesome murals of Chuck Brown and MCA from the Beastie Boys is for sale and it could all be yours for $850,000. +3

Holy Ugly: What may be the ugliest church in D.C., at 16th and I streets NW, is set to be razed. +2

What a Mensch: A Washington Post reader spotted former Georgetown basketball star and Washington Wizards first-round draft pick Otto Porter buying a homeless man a sandwich and soda and eating lunch with him. +2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 38 Today’s score: +2Still in a Shutdown Penalty: -1 Needle rating: 39