Prince William County News

Rain, flooding create 'commute from hell'

It was a harrowing day for commuters in the D.C. area after a morning of wet weather, crashes, flooding and forced evacuations in one county.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 12:28pm EDT
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Marine Corps Museum puts Harpers Ferry artifact on display

A sledgehammer used in October 1859 to help capture John Brown is now available for public viewing at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 08:15am EDT

New flood warnings issued

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for small streams in Manassas, Manassas Park and Prince William County.

Wednesday - 05/23/2012, 04:20am EDT

Prayer creates controversy in Dumfries

The Dumfries Town Council will vote this week on whether to replace an opening prayer with a moment of silence.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 09:31am EDT

Prince William school board member quits

A Prince William County school board member has resigned suddenly, four months after beginning his third term.

Friday - 05/18/2012, 09:50am EDT

Va. jail officer charged in plot to hurt inmate

Police say a jail officer in Prince William County plotted to have a man arrested and then leave him exposed to a sexual assault at the jail.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 08:30pm EDT

2 shot in Dumfries home

Prince William County police say two people have been shot and injured at a home in the Dumfries area.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 09:57am EDT

Potomac Mills adds restaurant plaza

Bobby's Burger Palace and Cheesecake Factory will open freestanding restaurants at Potomac Mills.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 02:58pm EDT

PW County's Stewart new owner of historic mansion

Corey Stewart, chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, can't believe he and his wife are the new owners of the historic Bel Air mansion.

Monday - 05/14/2012, 07:38am EDT

Cancer survivor runs for awareness

The 42-year-old Lorton mom is one of the lucky ones. She beat ovarian cancer -- a disease often called "the silent killer."

Friday - 05/11/2012, 05:07am EDT

Fairfax Co. police officer accused of sexual assault, arrested

A Fairfax County police officer is under arrest after being accused of sexually assaulting a woman with whom he had a relationship.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 05:33pm EDT

Longer commutes, expensive housing threaten NoVa economy

Longer commutes, fewer jobs and expensive housing are combining to have a dramatic impact on Northern Virginia, and many residents are having trouble making ends meet.

Wednesday - 05/09/2012, 02:56pm EDT

NOVA Woodbridge campus closed due to bomb threat

Northern Virginia Community College's Woodbridge Campus is closed Tuesday due to a bomb threat.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 12:43pm EDT

Driver who jumped on I-66 cars faces multiple charges

It was not something normally seen while in Interstate 66 traffic. After a crash, a man jumps out of his vehicle and started pouncing on vehicles in traffic.

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 10:33am EDT

Local principal charged with embezzling $8,000

A local elementary school principal has been arrested and charged with spending $8,000 on the school's credit card.

Friday - 05/04/2012, 01:27pm EDT

Car accident in Woodbridge leaves one dead

Police are investigating a fatal crash in Woodbridge, Va. in the area of Dale Blvd. and Forestdale Ave. Thursday night.

Thursday - 05/03/2012, 09:47pm EDT

Large power outage in Northern Virginia

A large power outage this evening in Northern Virginia.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 08:53pm EDT

Chief: Drones 'certainly' coming to skies over Beltway

Soon, Fairfax County Police may be added to FAA's list of agencies currently or previously permitted to use the unmanned aerial vehicles.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 05:46pm EDT
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Cab driver carjacked in Woodbridge

Prince William County Police say a taxi driver was assaulted by a passenger he picked up on the Prince William Parkway and York Drive in Woodbridge 2:45 a.m. Monday.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 02:41pm EDT

Party favors could injure kids

Following an injury to a child, the Prince William County's fire department is warning parents about a common party favor.

Monday - 04/30/2012, 04:33am EDT
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