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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.

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Overturned truck blocks I-495 ramp


CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA9) -- An overturned truck on the Beltway caused some traffic headaches on Thursday.

The truck overturned on I-495 on the inner loop blocking a ramp.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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.


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Man survives serious car crash in Montgomery County


Initial reports from Montgomery County police were that that this accident was a fatality, the information has been corrected and updated.

CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Montgomery County Police said they responded to a crash at the intersection of Beach Drive and Wyndale Drive in Chevy Chase on Friday night that left a 25-year-old man with serious injuries. He was taken to Suburban Hospital by fire and rescue personnel where police said he continues to receive treatment.

According to authorities, they responded to the crash around 8:40 p.m. Police said the car, a 2005 blue mini cooper, was traveling southbound on Beach Drive when the driver lost control, crossed the double yellow line and hit a tree.

The driver was the only occupant of the vehicle and police said the reasons for the collision are still under investigation.


FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20; DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

FREE CUPCAKES AT OCCASIONALLY CAKE on SUN. JULY 20;  DONATES 50% to METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS

 

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.

Md. man in critical condition after electrocution


CHEVY CHASE, Md. (WUSA) -- Deputies responded to a possible electrocution in the 200 block of Oxford St. in Chevy Chase, Saturday evening.

Authorities said three people were transported to the hospital. A man was electrocuted and is in critical condition.

The woman and teenager had an electric shock.

The three victims were extracted from the crawl space under the house, according to authorities.

Pepco has cut power to the house.