Morning Digest: Public safety alerts and the Union Station redevelopment project

  Today will be sunny with some clouds, with a high of 75. To masticate today: Jack the Ripper: On Friday, DPS sent out a public safety alert regarding two crimes: one, the theft of a watch in Burleith,… Read More

MyCampus survey reveals where students feel unsafe around Georgetown

Students report: Don’t go on Prospect St. at night Earlier this week, University officials in conjunction with the planners at Sasaki Strategies rolled out its master planning survey for Georgetown University. In it, students, faculty, and staff are… Read More

Breaking: Two individuals apprehended in connection with theft at Vital Vittles

Earlier this evening, Vox received a report that two arrests had been made for an alleged theft at Vital Vittles. According to Corp CEO Elizabeth MacGill (COL ’14) and a witness on the scene, a cashier and a manager… Read More

DPS arrests man allegedly burglarizing Georgetown townhouses on Prospect

Update, 4:04 pm: Vox has learned that the man arrested was James McFerguson. A search of D.C. court cases online revealed 43 separate cases against McFerguson stretching back to 1985, though it’s unclear whether all are against the James… Read More

Campus Crime Watch: 35 incidents in the month of October

View Campus Crime, October 2012 in a larger map In October of this year, there were 35 crimes reported to DPS. Most notably, a male intruder entered an unlocked home just a few blocks away from the main… Read More

Attempted robbery at Georgetown M&T Bank, FBI and police investigating

Earlier this morning, an attempted robbery took place at the M&T Bank on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Metropolitan Police officers and the FBI are investigating this robbery alongside last week’s attempted Bank of America break-in, according to the Georgetown… Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Crime news you can use

Vox brings you hear some useful advice on crime news around the area. Georgetown campus and neighborhood are relatively safe, but crime isn’t unheard of. Hide your laptop, hide your wife The most common type of crime at … Read More

Prefrosh Preview: Know Your Rights

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered by students at Georgetown. We the people… Under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,… Read More

Assault on 33rd and Prospect, second midday theft in 26 hours

At approximately 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, a student was robbed between 33rd and Prospect Street. The culprit approached the student from behind, assaulted her, and stole her purse before fleeing the scene. Though the student only reported… Read More

Burglary in Village A, student reports missing cash

At some point between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. yesterday morning, an apartment in Village A was burglarized, with a student reporting a small amount of cash missing from her wallet. The public safety alert does not specify… Read More