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Bowie HS student charged for possession of gun


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Bowie High School student has been charged in connection with possession of a gun after bringing the weapon to school grounds Friday morning.

Bowie State High School is located at 15200 Annapolis Road in Bowie, Md.

Around 8 a.m. Friday, school security was informed that a student was in possession of a weapon on school premises. The school contacted Bowie City Police and the student was charged for possession of a weapon.

The school released a letter to the parents Friday afternoon.


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DONATE COATS for SERVE at MONZA; GET $25 MONZA/CARMELLO’s GIFT CARD

DONATE COATS for SERVE at MONZA; GET $25 MONZA/CARMELLO’s GIFT CARD

Monza of Historic Manassas will be collecting gently used coats to donate to SERVE of Manassas, Va. in exchange for a $25 Monza or Carmello’s gift card and free hot chocolate and coffee on Fridays and Saturdays in January at Monza at 9405 Battle Street in Old Town Manassas, Va. For more information, go to www.eatmonza.com.

“Winter is here, and we’re all pulling out our warm coats, many of us have more than one, while the neediest of our community go without a proper coat for the coldest of days,” said Alice Pires, owner of Carmellos and Monza in Historic Manassas, Va. “Help us support SERVE by dropping off a coat, and warm up with a free hot cocoa and gift card,” said Pires.

Police investigate fatal crash in Prince George's Co.


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's Co. officials say a man has died in a multi-vehicle crash in Bowie.

It happened Thursday night at the intersection of Rt. 301 and Governors Bridge Road, where two cars with four people in each collided. The driver of a northbound car on Rt. 301 ran a red light at the intersection and hit the car trying to a the turn onto Governors Bride Road from southbound 301, according to Maryland State Police.

The man who died was in the passenger seat of the car that was hit.

Five additional people were taken to area hospitals. The crash remains under investigation.

Suspect arrested in PG County pizza delivery man homicide


LAKE ARBOR, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police arrested a man in Lake Arbor on Saturday in connection with the homicide of a 34-year-old pizza delivery man.

The victim in the homicide has been identified as Louis William Jordan, 34, of Landover. Police arrested Brandon Timothy Stevens, 26, of Lake Arbor.

Officers responded to the 10400 block of Beacon Ridge Drive around 1:15 p.m. to check on the welfare of a pizza delivery driver. Police found Jordan suffering from several stab wounds inside of the suspect's apartment. Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene, according to authorities.

The investigation shows that Jordan was delivering a pizza to the suspect's home. The suspect started an argument with the victim and then attacked him.

Stevens is being charged with first degree murder and is in custody at the Department of Corrections on a no bond status.

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METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS’ STUDENTS AWARDED for ALL-STAR CAST

METROPOLITAN SCHOOL of the ARTS’ STUDENTS AWARDED for ALL-STAR CAST

Ben Cherington and Kylie Levy of Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) Performing Arts Academy of Lorton, Va. and Alexandria, Va. were recently recognized for All-Star Cast by the Virginia Theatre Association Conference for their performances in I Never Saw Another Butterfly. This was the first time Metropolitan School of the Arts had participated in the conference. Cherington, an 11th grader from Burke, Va., and Levy, a 10th grader from Fairfax, Va. are students at Metropolitan School of the Arts. For more information, go to www.metropolitanarts.org.

Metropolitan School of the Arts (MSA) also earned the 2014 Virginia Theatre Association Conference award for Best Costume Design and was recognized for Staging, as well as received an honorable mention for Best Play, I Never Saw Another Butterfly.

One killed in fatal crash in PG County


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Prince George's County Police are investigating a fatal collision that left one person dead on Thursday.

The crash involved three cars and occurred at about 6:50 a.m. in the 11000 block of Lanham Severn Road in Bowie, police said.

Preliminary investigations shows that the driver of a Chevrolet was travelling north on Lanham Severn Road when they crossed into the southbound lanes and struck a Toyota head on, police said. A Lexus traveling behind the Toyota was unable to stop and also struck the Toyota.

Sixty-six-year-old Calvin Willett of Bowie was the driver of the Toyota and succumbed to his injuries after being taken to the hospital. The driver of the Chevrolet was taken to the hospital in serious condition, the driver of the Lexus was not injured, police said.

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

LEARNINGRx OFFERS MILITARY FAMILIES 11 % OFF of BRAIN TRAINING; DONATES $111/student to SEMPERMAX

For Veteran’s Day, LearningRx of DC Metro Area is offering 11 percent off of their brain training programs for military families Nov. 11 through Nov. 30, located at six, local centers, Chantilly, Va., Fairfax, Va., Leesburg, Va., Reston, Va., Vienna, Va. and North Potomac, Md. For each military child they train, LearningRx will also donate $111 to SemperMax, a program to enhance the morale and welfare of wounded veterans and their families. LearningRx programs have been helping traumatic-brain-injured military veterans, like U.S. Army Capt. Patrick Horan (Ret.) of McLean, Va., recover their speech and memory skills, and LearningRx is now extending brain training to military families that are looking to make learning easier or for those who struggle with learning disabilities, ADHD or autism. For more information, go to www.learningrx.com.