Toddler's death prompts review of 2 other deaths

A toddler's death during a visit with his father last month in Virginia is prompting police to also more closely investigate the suicide of the man's mother and the shooting death of a onetime girlfriend in the past decade.

Sunday - 12/02/2012, 04:30pm EST

Thomas enters new guilty pleas in East Coast rapes

A Connecticut man admitted Friday to two more rapes that authorities have attributed to a serial rapist who attacked at least 17 women along the East Coast for more than a decade.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:23pm EST

Victims expected at Thomas' sentencing in Prince William

The victims of a man known as the East Coast rapist are expected to attend the sentencing early next year. Aaron Thomas pleaded guilty in a Prince William County court to two counts of rape and three counts of abduction Friday.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:22pm EST


Dale City breathes sigh of relief

Dale City residents breath a sigh of relief following a guilty plea by the man charged with two rapes in Prince William County that police have attributed to a serial rapist who attacked at least 17 women along the East Coast for more than a decade.

Friday - 11/30/2012, 05:17pm EST


Conn. man pleads guilty to 2001 rape, abduction

A Connecticut man who police believe is responsible for a series of sexual assaults along the East Coast pleaded guilty Thursday to a 2001 rape and abduction in Virginia, marking the first conviction in the attacks spanning more than a decade.

Thursday - 11/29/2012, 07:22pm EST

Va. Gov. McDonnell willing to consider early voting

Gov. Bob McDonnell says that waiting two hours to vote is unacceptable and he's willing to consider expanding early voting opportunities to prevent that from happening in the future.

Wednesday - 11/28/2012, 04:06am EST

Employee assaulted at Woodbridge Econo Lodge

Police in Prince William County are searching for a man suspected of assaulting a hotel employee at a Woodbridge, Va. Econo Lodge Sunday morning.

Monday - 11/19/2012, 09:52pm EST

High-speed ferry service for region?

A new study will look at five possible high-speed ferry routes on the Potomac, Occoquan and Anacostia rivers.

Thursday - 11/15/2012, 11:03am EST

Manassas News & Messenger to stop publishing

Warren Buffett's company is planning to close a small Virginia newspaper that it bought from Media General earlier this year.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 09:44pm EST

Report criticizes Verizon response to 911 failure

A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:43pm EST

Statue of most decorated Marine to be dedicated

A statue of the Marine Corps' most decorated member will be dedicated Monday.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 03:51am EST

Missing Fairfax woman found in Potomac River

Police have identified the remains found in the Potomac River as a missing woman from Fairfax.

Friday - 11/09/2012, 03:49am EST

Woman's body recovered from Potomac

Prince William County police recovered the body of a woman from the Potomac River Wednesday but investigators released few details about the case.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 07:41pm EST

VRE train hits pedestrian, delays commuter train

A Virginia Express Rail train struck a pedestrian in Prince William County, causing delays for commuters Monday evening.

Monday - 11/05/2012, 09:58pm EST

Obama to appear with Bill Clinton and Dave Matthews in Va.

President Barack Obama will speak at an event with former President Bill Clinton and a performance by singer Dave Matthews in Bristow, Va., Saturday.

Thursday - 11/01/2012, 10:19pm EDT

Tree crashes into house, displaces two families

Two families were displaced after a tree crashed through a home in Virginia.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 08:19am EDT

Road rage turns fatal when man gets run over in Va.

A road rage incident turned fatal in Manassas on Friday when one man tried to climb into another man's car, fell, and was run over, police say.

Saturday - 10/27/2012, 02:42pm EDT

Feds agree to 2 Va counties' voting 'bailout'

If a federal court approves, Carroll and Craig counties will be exempted from a key provision of the federal Voting Rights Act.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 03:35pm EDT

Chesty Puller statue to be installed by Quantico

The most decorated Marine in the Corps' history is getting another honor.

Tuesday - 10/23/2012, 07:50am EDT

Man attempts to rob three women at gunpoint, assaults one

A man attempted to rob three women at gunpoint and sexually assaulted one Thursday night, Prince William County police say.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 02:34pm EDT
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