Prince William County News

New Year's Day hike starts off year on healthful note

A new battle cry is ringing out across the county this New Year's Day -- go take a hike.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 02:44pm EST

Marines close brig in Quantico, Va.

The pretrial confinement facility is being permanently closed Saturday as part of the cost-cutting measures recommended by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 09:06am EST

Red Cross requests aid after year of disaster

Following an unprecedented year of disaster both nationally and in the D.C. area, the American Red Cross is itself looking for relief through increased financial help.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 01:29pm EST

Va. drivers wrongly charged under insurance law

Virginia motorists are being ticketed and convicted of a violation that is not a crime under state law: driving without proof of insurance.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 02:26pm EST

FBI shooting range is popular deer hangout

Call it a playground for Bambi and G-Men, where imaginary criminals are hunted and deer are the spectators.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 08:39am EST

Va. family looking for son who disappeared in 2010

Donna Donahue marks the days since her son's disappearance on the calendar in her kitchen.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 04:48pm EST

Police kill burglary suspect in Dumfries

A burglary suspect has been shot and killed by Prince William County Police in Dumfries.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 06:04pm EST

Potomac Mills Mall marked with new sign

If you're heading down I-95 by Woodbridge, you'll see an updated version of the iconic circular Potomac Mills sign.

Saturday - 12/17/2011, 05:01pm EST

Decomposed body found in Prince William County

A startling discovery for some surveyors this morning in Prince William County.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 06:04pm EST

Police searching for Manassas flasher

Police in Virginia are looking for a man in connection with two separate instances of indecent exposure involving children.

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 04:04pm EST

Manassas airport a boon for area economy

Manassas Regional Airport, 30 miles from D.C., pumped more than $234 million into the local economy in 2010, according to a new Virginia Department of Aviation Economic Impact report.

Sunday - 12/11/2011, 02:47pm EST

Virginia reaches agreement for I-95 HOT lanes

After years of discussions, lawsuits and redesigns, the High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes for I-95 in Virginia appear to be a done deal.

Tuesday - 12/06/2011, 04:53pm EST

Food bank prices: Donate locally to help keep costs down

Most have heard how important it is to buy locally. When it comes to giving to food banks -- donating locally might be just as important.

Monday - 12/05/2011, 06:05am EST

'Blond Bandit' arrested after bank robbery, chase

A local woman accused of two bank robberies and a carjacking has been arrested in Maryland after trying to rob another bank.

Wednesday - 11/30/2011, 03:02pm EST

Md. woman charged with burying stillborn in Va.

A Maryland woman has been charged with concealing a dead body after police say she buried her apparently stillborn infant in a shallow grave in Virginia.

Tuesday - 11/29/2011, 12:11pm EST

Lawsuit likely in the battle over Holly Acres

Sixty-Six families lost their homes when water from Tropical Storm Lee inundated their trailer park Sept. 8. Now, there could be a court battle in over rebuilding it.

Monday - 11/28/2011, 11:27am EST

Police still on hunt for Manassas woman wanted in string of crimes

Police are still on the hunt for a young Manassas woman who they say is responsible for a string of crimes.

Saturday - 11/26/2011, 01:28pm EST

Residents of mobile home park await next move

Residents of the Holly Acres Mobile Home Park in Prince William County can give thanks for some recent good news, although it may have come too late for some.

Thursday - 11/24/2011, 02:30pm EST

TSA employee arrested for Manassas sexual assault

An employee of the Transportation and Security Administration has been arrested for sexually assaulting a woman in his Manassas neighborhood after flashing his badge and while wearing his uniform.

Monday - 11/21/2011, 04:07pm EST

Purple Heart ornaments provide lift for military members

A special ornament packing party held this weekend was a big hit.

Sunday - 11/20/2011, 04:12pm EST
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