Prince William County News
It was Manassas where the greatest army ever assembled in North America first gave battle 150 years ago.
The North thought it would deliver a crushing blow to the Rebel Army on its way to capturing the Confederate capital in Richmond. The South thought a decisive battle would prove to the North that the Union could not be kept together by force.
The D.C. region is getting a good dose of Civil War history this week on both sides of the Potomac River, beginning with Monday's reopening of the African American Civil War Museum in D.C.
A death row inmate's future still hangs in the balance, even after his death sentence was overturned.
Prince William County next month will join the ranks of local jurisdictions that charge for ambulance fees.
It was July, 1861. Thousands of troops, blue and gray, converged on a railroad junction in Manassas for what became the first major battle of the Civil War.
For many commuters, historic Route 1 is just as important as the interstates.
Prince William Hospital opens its newly renovated and expanded Orthopedic & Spine Center and Oncology Unit to patients on Monday.
A smartphone application providing a guided tour of Manassas battlefield is making its debut this month, just in time for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's first great battle.
Just ahead of the U.S. playing France in the Women's World Cup Wednesday, WTOP talks with Ken Krieger about his daughter's golden kick, the one that advanced the U.S. women in the World Cup.
It's been promoted for months but now with the 150th commemoration of the First Battle of Manassas just over a week away, lots of people are starting to think about the traffic disruption it will create.
A deadly car accident in Haymarket Sunday afternoon has left at least one dead.
During the Great Depression, the push was on to create recreation areas across the country to help people escape those tremendously tough times. A local National Park was born in that era and this weekend it's celebrating its 75th birthday.
A Woodbridge man has been charged with burglary and destruction of property after he was arrested in the closet of an adult video store with a blow-up doll.
A Prince William County mother whose son died after being left in the family's minivan for seven hours has been indicted.
From July 21 through 24, Historic Manassas will host a number of free Manassas Civil War Commemorative events recognizing the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and the First Battle of Manassas.
Prince William County will bill insurance companies between $400 and $700 for each ambulance transport.
A local woman has started a business to support her habit. But, it's a habit that's very sweet and giving. She makes hats for cancer patients.
Volunteers in one local county are taking a fresh approach to feeding the area's needy.
The Manassas City Council is using a federal grant to bring the city's fire and rescue department in line with national staffing standards.