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Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Take the Plunge: Join Design Army X Karla Colletto for Pool Party, Fashion Show on Friday, Aug. 22

Design Army X Karla Colletto to debut their swimwear collection - Swim At Your Own Risk - on Friday, August 22 from 7-10 p.m. at Capitol Skyline Hotel

On the heels of judging the global 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity in France as one of two US judges in the Design category, Pum Lefebure, co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of Design Army, just released her first swimwear collection, Swim At Your Own Risk, in collaboration with Karla Colletto. A capsule collection for Colletto’s Cruise 2015 line and Lefebure’s first venture into fashion design, the five-piece graphic swimsuits and beachwear debuted at the Miami Swim Show on July 19th.

Police: 2 suspects wanted in robbing Md. woman

FORESTVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police Department is searching for two suspects who robbed a woman of her purse in Forestville, Md. on July 22.

Police said a surveillance camera caught the two suspects on camera. According to authorities, the male suspect was in a red minivan and threw the stolen purse into the trash.

The victim was walking close to Ritchie Road and Vineyward Drive when the vehicle pulled up next to her, police said.

The man grabbed her purse. Police said the suspects drove away with her purse.

According to authorities, the woman was not hurt.

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

4 injured in accident on I-495 near Bethesda

BETHESDA, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Two Metrobus passengers are claiming injuries after the bus was involved in an accident on the Beltway Friday afternoon.

Authorities say that the Metrobus was involved in an accident with a passenger vehicle near the Old Georgetown Road exit on I-495.

Authorities report that two of the passengers in the involved vehicle are also claiming injuries.




Occasionally Cake of Alexandria, Va. and Mount Vernon, Va. is celebrating its five-year anniversary on Sun., July 20 and handing out one free cupcake per person to all their patrons with no purchase necessary at their Old Town Alexandria shop at 207 King Street and Mount Vernon at 8859 Richmond Highway from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.  Occasionally Cake will donate 50 percent of all their sales that day to Metropolitan School of the Arts youth scholarships of Lorton, Va. For more information, call (703) 647-9638 or visit www.occasionallycake.com.

The free cupcakes will be available in Chocolate Marshmallow, Red Velvet, Snickerdoodle, Funfetti and Strawberry Key Lime flavors with other flavors available for purchase. A variety of other flavors will be available for purchase.  Occasionally Cake will offer an anniversary special of four cupcakes for $8.

Forestville man struck and killed by car

FORESTVILLE, Md. (WUSA 9) -- Prince George's County Police are investigating a pedestrian collision that killed a 63-year-old man from Forestville on Friday night.

Police say patrol officers arrived at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue and Forestville Road at approximately 9:15 on Friday night where they found James Hughes, 63, of Forestville, lying in the roadway. Hughes sustained critical injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.

An initial investigation determined Hughes was struck by a car traveling on Pennsylvania Avenue. The driver remained on the scene and police believe Hughes was sitting in the street before he was run over.

60-year-old dead in Md. motorcycle crash

FORESTVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Deputies are investigating a fatal crash involving a 60-year-old man that happened early Saturday morning in Forestville, Md.

Authorities said the collision involving a motorcycle happened in the 8000 block of Cryden Way at 1:40 a.m. The victim has been identified as Paul Poston, of Upper Marlboro.

Investigation shows that Poston lost control of the motorcycle while he was leaving the parking lot. Poston crossed Cryden Way and hit a brick wall and iron handrail, authorities said.

The victim was taken to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries Monday.

Officer recovering after being struck by minivan

CHEVERLY, Md (WUSA9) -- The Prince George's County officer who was severely injured when a minivan plowed into him during a traffic stop is getting better, however the 26-year-old officer remains in intensive care, in stable condition.

His supervisor was at his side reminding him that everything was going to be okay.

"We were talking with each other. Him talking to us kept us calm. I said 'hang in there, relax. We're going to get the vehicle off of you. Everything is going to be okay,' " Cpl. Arvel Lewis told WUSA9.

Lewis says Bashua Olaseha was talking while a minivan lay on top of him.

Lewis has also been there for the rest of his squad going through this tough time as one of their own remains in Intensive Care.

"It's hard but we're dealing with it we have a lot of help," Lewis said.