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Reward after Spotsylvania woman shot in head (Video)

Community comes together for Spotsylvania woman shot in head.

Friday - 03/21/2014, 07:14am EDT

Cellphone tower proposal debated in Vienna

Residents aired their concerns about a proposed cellphone tower at a meeting Wednesday night at Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church.

Thursday - 03/20/2014, 08:41am EDT

Parents outraged after military child care abuse allegations

Parents want answers after a new allegation of child abuse at the military's largest child-care center.

Tuesday - 03/18/2014, 09:58am EDT

Police urge parents to monitor their teen's mobile apps

Police say a sexting case in Prince William County is an example of a growing problem and that parents need to take a greater role in monitoring their children's online and mobile activity.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 04:35pm EDT

Psychiatric hospital proposed for Woodbridge

Across the state, the need for psychiatric beds is growing, and now a private mental health hospital which would provide 75 psychiatric beds has been proposed for Woodbridge.

Monday - 03/10/2014, 05:12am EDT

Va. budget stalemate could end in shutdown

Virginia lawmakers are deadlocked over whether to expand Medicaid and cover an additional 400,000 Virginians. If the stalemate lasts through June, it could trigger an unprecedented shutdown of state government.

Saturday - 03/08/2014, 02:17am EST

Fort Belvoir testing new gate entry system

Changes are coming to how drivers enter the gates at Fort Belvoir as the base phases in a new ID scanner system.

Sunday - 03/02/2014, 01:33pm EST

Local police investigate murder of Woodbridge store employee

As people were returning home from work Friday evening, police were handing out flyers on the unsolved murder of a young mother working at the Platanillos Grocery and Jewelry Store in one Woodbridge neighborhood.

Saturday - 03/01/2014, 09:10am EST

Police ID murdered store employee in Prince William County

The Prince William County Police Department asks for the public's help investigating a murder in Woodbridge, Va.

Monday - 02/24/2014, 07:32am EST

Virginia license plate reader bill delayed

License plate numbers are collected from cameras and mounted on police cars but the information is kept for six-months or indefinitely, especially in Northern Virginia.

Sunday - 02/23/2014, 01:41pm EST

Flu season impacts visitors at some area hospitals

This flu season is not only making people sick, it's also impacting those trying to visit patients at local hospitals.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 08:49pm EST

Feds sending more local violent gang members to prison

A gang leader, a gang enforcer and cocaine supplier will be heading to jail.

Saturday - 02/22/2014, 06:54pm EST

Washington birthday celebrations in Mount Vernon

With all the snow and cold weather, it was a scaled back celebration at Mt. Vernon for George Washington' birthday, but spirits were high.

Sunday - 02/16/2014, 07:52pm EST
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A Manassas snow removal 'army' makes an orchestrated effort

The City of Manassas got hit with about a foot of snow and maintenance workers have been working around the clock to remove it.

Saturday - 02/15/2014, 05:45pm EST
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Who's on the hook when Mother Nature ices reservations?

Who's on the hook for that cancelled hotel room, dinner reservation or flight?

Friday - 02/14/2014, 04:31pm EST

'Star-Spangled Banner' flag and lyrics headed for reunion

The year 2014 will see a series of events leading up to September's 200th anniversary of the Battle of Baltimore, when the British attacked Fort McHenry but had to retreat, which inspired the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Monday - 02/10/2014, 07:46am EST

Church family mourns loss of Lodato

Police are still searching for the killer of a longtime Alexandria resident who was gunned down Thursday after answering her front door. And on this Sunday, a church community is missing Ruthanne Lodato, one of their own.

Sunday - 02/09/2014, 07:54pm EST

Wells pushes for decriminalizing pot

D.C. Councilmember Tommy Wells is calling on the D.C. Council to pass a bill that decriminalizes the possession of small amounts of marijuana.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 01:08pm EST

Chefs make the best of it at MRE cookoff

The second annual MRE Cook-Off was held on Saturday at the Marine Corps Museum.

Monday - 02/03/2014, 07:42am EST

Va. has spike in use of devices to prevent drunk driving

Super Bowl Sunday means more police patrols are on the roads looking for drunk drivers.

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 08:00pm EST
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