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That Voodoo That He Did: D.C. resident Raymond Bradshaw, who was charged last year with trying to recruit his mentally disabled nephew to kill his ex-wife, only after trying and failing to kill her with voodoo, was sentenced to four years in prison yesterday. +1

Zero Stars: Civicly—-it’s Yelp, but for D.C. government agencies, services, and officials. +3

Map Work: Google Maps will now display Metro track work alerts. +4

Pricey: The Washington area’s is the country’s priciest housing market. -5

Tuesday’s Needle rating: 84 Today’s score: +3 Today’s Needle rating: 87