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    Meghan Markle cut short her acting career when she married Prince Harry, but the Suits star clearly never abandoned her showbiz dreams. I can reveal that the Duchess of Sussex, who is currently living with Harry in a £15 million Los Angeles mansion owned by entertainment tycoon Tyler Perry, has spelt out her plans to return to the screen. This week, Harry and Meghan applied to trademark the name of their planned foundation, Archewell, for ‘television shows’ and ‘motion picture...
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — A Prince George’s County grand jury indicted a suspended Prince George’s County Police officer Tuesday. Corporal Ivan Mendez faces one count of misconduct in office. He is accused of providing confidential information to a commercial sex worker who he was paying in exchange for sexual acts. The information he provided focused on an on-going police investigation. The PGPD was first made aware of the allegations against Mendez on April 1, 2019. He was suspended on April...
    The conservative beltway lost another congressional seat to an insurgent candidacy this week when 24-year-old Madison Cawthorn defeated widely-endorsed Lynda Bennett in North Carolina’s 11th congressional district. Bennett positioned herself as a supporter of President Trump’s “America First” agenda despite reports that she once denounced the president. The conservative beltway, including Trump, endorsed Bennett. Her backers included former Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC), Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the House Freedom Fund, the Senate Conservative Fund, House Freedom Caucus Chair Rep. Andy...
    Emergency road work is causing traffic delays on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway Wednesday morning. Traffic gets by in the far left lane of the Outer Loop after New Hampshire Avenue in Montgomery County. There is no estimate for when the repairs will be finished. Crews are trying to fix an exposed bridge joint at the Northwest Branch Bridge. Some drivers have reported getting flat tires in that stretch. Delays are reported getting into College Park. Another incident, involving...
    Conservative Madison Cawthorn, 24, has defeated 62-year-old Lynda Bennett, endorsed by the conservative beltway, in North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District Republican primary race to replace Mark Meadows. Bennett — who received endorsements from Trump, Meadows, Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), the House Freedom Fund, the Senate Conservative Fund, American Conservative Union, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), and Citizens United — is set to finish with less than 35 percent of the vote compared to Cawthorn’s 65 percent in the primary. In 2016,...
    When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex quit official duties this year, the Royal Family gave them the opportunity to change their minds by announcing that the controversial new arrangements would be reviewed after 12 months. I can reveal that Prince Harry and Meghan have, however, dropped a huge hint that they will not be rejoining the Firm by ditching the Queen’s lawyers, Harbottle & Lewis. It’s a surprising move as Harry has been represented by Harbottles since he was...
    A fire broke out a Peru’s Chicken in Lanham, Maryland late on Saturday morning. (Courtesy Prince George’s County Fire and EMS) A chicken restaurant at 9001 Annapolis Rd. in Lanham, Maryland, suffered a significant fire late Saturday morning that closed the road in both directions for a short time. Peru’s Chicken is located just east of the interchange with the Capital Beltway. Prince George’s County Fire and EMS received a 9-1-1 call just before 11 a.m. saying that smoke and...
    Nighttime motorists traveling on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway in Montgomery County, Maryland, can expect travel delays beginning Sunday. Roadwork on the Persimmon Tree Road bridge over the Outer Loop of Interstate 495 will reduce lanes of travel between River Road/Md. Route 190 and the Clara Barton Parkway, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration said. The roadwork, which MDOT SHA said will involve preventive maintenance, will last for eight hours from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m....
    Virginia State Police have identified the tow truck driver who was killed Monday night as he ran to get out of the way of an SUV on the Capital Beltway. Derrick A. Marbury, 49, of Alexandria, Virginia, died at the scene. The driver of a Mercedes-Benz M35 struck Marbury during a multi-vehicle crash that ultimately closed the Outer Loop in Fairfax County, Virginia, for seven hours. The 10:22 p.m. crash occurred less than a mile from Little River Turnpike. At...
    A tow truck driver who died on the Capital Beltway Monday night was running to get out of the way of a Mercedes SUV that struck and killed him, according to Virginia State Police. The fatality was part of chain-reaction crash that shut down the Outer Loop of the Beltway in Virginia for seven hours.Everything happened less than a mile from Little River Turnpike. Virginia State Police have not released the identity of the driver who died at the scene of...
    A crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car shut down the Baltimore Beltway at Interstate 95 in Arbutus, Maryland, during the Wednesday morning commute. WTOP’s Traffic Center said at 8:40 a.m. that traffic was getting in one lane in each direction. According to Maryland State Police, the car was trapped under the tractor-trailer and the driver had to be cut out of the vehicle. The driver of the car was taken to the R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at...