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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.

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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.

Bowie serial armed robber arrested


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Bowie Police Department arrested a suspect who was involved in three armed robberies within the month of September in Bowie, Md., police said.

Police made the arrest on October 17 after they had determined the name of the suspect. The three robberies happened on Evergreen Parkway, Midwood Lane, and Laurel Bowie Road.

The suspect pulled out a handgun, and stole items from the victims in every incident, authorities said. Police were able to recover the items stolen from the victims, police said.

MISSING: 16-year-old girl from Bowie


WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Authorities need your help locating a missing 16-year-old girl from Bowie.

Dominique Grines was last seen in Bowie on September 20th, 2014 and it is believed that she may now be in Washington D.C., the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) said.

Grines is described as being 5'6" tall and weighing about 220 pounds. Grines has black hair and black eyes, the NCMEC said.

Grines may be going by the name of Daviella Neal or Nique and may be in the company of an adult male, NCMEC said.

Anyone with information regarding Grines whereabouts is asked to call 1-800-THE-LOST (1-800-843-5678).


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Serial child molester to spend 92 years in prison


UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WUSA9) -- A serial child molester will spend 92 years in prison for three different child sex abuse convictions, a judge ruled Friday.

Micahel Brochu was sentenced to six years Friday for abusing a young boy at a community pool in Bowie in 2011. The six year sentence comes on top of prior sentences totaling 86 years.

Micahel Brochu was convicted in July of three counts of third degree sex offense for abusing a young boy at a community pool in Bowie in 2011.

From June through August 2011, Brochu molested a young boy in the showers of the Whitehall Community Pool in Bowie approximately seven times, officials said.

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.

Man in hospital after serious Md. crash


BOWIE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, after a vehicle crash that happened on Route 50 in the area of Route 197 in Bowie, Md. Saturday night, according to Prince George's County Fire Department.

The accident happened westbound on Route 50 in the area of Route 197 in Bowie, authorities said. The victim had to be extricated from the vehicle, according to authorities.

Route 50 westbound in the area of Route 197 was closed due to the crash.