Prince William County News
Halloween is almost here, and if you're out and about this weekend buying costumes and decorations there are some things you should keep in mind.
A Prince William County couple charged with dry-walling their three children in a bedroom have pleaded guilty to three counts of felony child abuse.
A food pantry serving about 2,000 people in and around Prince William County is closing temporarily because of a lack of donations.
Police officers received a call Monday night from a neighbor who reported seeing a suspicious creature roaming the area of Colchester Road and Randall Drive.
Only the left lane gets by on I-95 at Prince William Parkway for emergency road construction.
Virginia State Police Monday will begin ticketing illegally parked cars in a popular commuter lot in Woodbridge.
Twenty-three people have been displaced by a fire at a Manassas apartment building and a woman has been charged with felony arson.
Three communities in the D.C. area are being honored for being among the 100 best for young people.
Woodbridge Supervisor Frank Principi says it's "great news" that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the federal government for assistance after flooding from Tropical Storm Lee devastated businesses and neighborhoods in the area.
A heads-up for illegal parkers. Starting Tuesday police plan to start cracking down on one popular commuter lot.
In Prince William County, almost 30 homes have been victims of copper theft since June.
"The rates have exceeded what I would call 'affordable levels,'" D.C. Chief Tenant Advocate Johanna Shreve says, pointing to the large number of elderly residents, those making less than $20,000 per year and the large immigrant population in D.C., many of whom have to work three jobs to afford a home.
It's less than a month until voters choose a new general assembly and much of northern Virginia has become key battlegrounds for candidates.
Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart says the costs for a Metro expansion to Prince William County could cost between $2 and $3 billion, plus hundreds of millions in operating expenses.
With 400,000 people living in the area, Prince William County is the second largest county in Virginia. By 2020, the number could jump to 500,000 residents. All these people mean long commutes and a lot of traffic.
Montgomery County police say a northern Virginia woman has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Silver Spring.
WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck talks to shelter residents who may have to find a new place to call home
A mother bear and cub were reportedly seen near Antietam Elementary School in Woodbridge Friday morning. They were not spotted on school property, but on a nearby street called Marsala Court.
The emergency shelter in Prince William County that is currently housing many who lost their homes to flooding last week will close on Friday, but another shelter will be opened for those who still have no place to live.
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed a $1.9 million fine against a regional airline involved in a deadly crash two years ago for allegedly allowing flight attendants to work flights without proper training.