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Workers’ Comp: Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones was injured while partying in D.C. early this morning after a fight broke out on the party bus he was on with Ravens teammates. A stripper named Sweet Pea allegedly hit Jacoby with a big Ace of Spades bottle, causing him to bleed everywhere. (Based on the reports, he appears to be OK, and this all just makes for a great TMZ read.) +2
Fashion Police: The Washington Post’s Mike DeBonis called out Mayor Vince Gray‘s wardrobe at this weekend’s H Street Festival on Twitter. Gray, or more likely someone in his office, responded, asking “Mike, did you become the Post’s new fashion editor after Robin Givhan left and I just missed it?” Robin Givhan later weighed in. +3
Trash Mountain: Based on past precedent, if the federal government shuts down, D.C. could delay its trash collection and suspend its street cleaning. -5
Mistaken Identity: D.C. artist chukwumaa was mistaken for the Navy Yard shooter last Monday in Georgetown and pulled over by cops. -5
Friday’s Needle rating: 63 Today’s score:-5 Needle rating: 58