Electrical accident injures worker as power outage hits campus

An accident at Georgetown’s on-campus heating and cooling plant left one man injured and multiple buildings without power this morning. The man, a worker in the plant, was electrically shocked and transported to Georgetown University Hospital to be… Read More

Cyclist struck by van at intersection of Prospect and 33rd

At approximately 4 p.m. this afternoon, a female cyclist was struck by a Super Shuttle van while riding eastbound on Prospect Street. According to witnesses at the scene, the cyclist rode through a stop sign and the van,… Read More

Pizza baked in its box starts fire in Georgetown’s Harbin Hall

On Wednesday night, a fire broke out in the eighth floor common room of Harbin Hall. According to Lt. Reynolds of the D.C. Fire Department, the fire began in the oven when someone tried to heat up a… Read More

GUTS bus collides with cyclist at 35th and Reservoir, but no major injuries

On Monday afternoon, a GUTS bus driver struck a cyclist as he was turning the corner at Reservoir Road. Several sources, including Nick Troiano (COL ’11) and the D.C. Fire and EMS department, reported the accident on Twitter… Read More

Arrests in knifepoint robbery near Burleith; Pedestrian dies of injuries from Georgetown accident

Early Saturday morning, officers from the Metropolitan Police Department arrested two men suspected of robbing a woman at knifepoint on the 3900 block of W Street. According to a crime summary from Lieutenant Antonio Charland, the victim of… Read More

Pedestrian struck at intersection of M Street and Wisconsin Avenue

Update 2:37 p.m. March 31—The vehicle in this incident was a Volkswagen station wagon, Commander Matthew Klein of the Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District wrote in an e-mail to a community listserv. The case is still under investigation… Read More

Vehicle collides with cyclist at 31st and M Streets

The scene at the accident Several blogs are reporting that on Monday night, a taxi cab struck a cyclist at the intersection of 31st and M Streets in Georgetown, badly injuring the cyclist. WashCycle has an account from… Read More

More details about last night’s Whole Foods car crash

Never fear, your organic produce is safe and sound! For those who were fearing Georgetown would be left totally supermarket-less after last night’s accident at Whole Foods, take heart: the store suffered only minor damages and was open… Read More

Falling tree strikes woman near Wisey’s

The top part of a tree trunk split off and struck a woman on 36th Street between N and Prospect Streets around 1:15 this afternoon. GERMS, the Metropolitan Police Department, DPS and the D.C. Fire Department were on… Read More

This is why we don’t have nice things

An e-mail sent to residents of Village B sheds some light on the cause of Saturday night’s fire. Dear Residents of Alumni Square– I am writing as a Residence Life Staff member on call for the weekend. I… Read More