Prince William County News

Va. police under fire for retaining license plate data

Civil liberties groups are criticizing Virginia police for scanning thousands of license plates and holding on to the data even if the information does not lead to an arrest or conviction.

Friday - 01/17/2014, 03:58pm EST

Va. Baby-sitter gets 5 years for toddler's murder

Va. Baby-sitter gets 5 years for toddler's murder; family says sentence is too light

Monday - 01/13/2014, 06:20pm EST

Prince William housing market rebounds

The housing market is showing a strong comeback in Prince William County.

Sunday - 01/12/2014, 12:19pm EST

Quantico traffic plan involves three counties, base

A new push to cut rush-hour traffic in Northern Virginia involves a partnership between Prince William, Stafford and Fauquier Counties and Marine Corps Base Quantico.

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 01:39pm EST

$1 million lottery ticket sold in Woodbridge

Virginia Lottery officials say the ticket was one of three winners of its New Year's Millionaire Raffle game and was sold in Woodbridge.

Wednesday - 01/01/2014, 04:53pm EST

Rabies scare urges pet owners into action

After a growing number of rabies cases have been reported in the area, pet owners want to know how to keep their cats and dogs safe from the deadly virus.

Tuesday - 12/31/2013, 04:04pm EST

Toby Keith restaurant in Va. bans guns, sparks uproar

A newly opened restaurant in Woodbridge, Va., has posted a "No guns allowed" sign. Comments on the chain's Facebook page have blasted the move, painting namesake Toby Keith as anti-gun rights, saying the restaurant is infringing on the Second Amendment rights of its customers.

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 11:40pm EST

Lessons learned from a graveyard discovery at new school site

There's literally a grave controversy surrounding a high school being built in Prince William County. To make way for the new school, an old cemetery was moved and which didn't go over well with the community.

Saturday - 12/28/2013, 08:40am EST

'White House crasher' Tareq Salahi to run for Congress

A former reality TV star -- best known for showing up uninvited to a 2009 White House state dinner with his then-wife -- announced he will run for Congress.

Wednesday - 12/18/2013, 08:14am EST

Report: Marine shooter had suffered brain injury

Report finds Quantico Marine shooter suffered brain injury; treatment was insufficient

Monday - 12/16/2013, 08:24pm EST

Police: Manassas man set himself on fire near mall

Police say man set himself on fire near shopping center in Manassas, critically injured

Monday - 12/16/2013, 05:30pm EST

Dozens of blackbirds found dead in Prince William

Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville Road and authorities are investigating the cause.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 03:58pm EST

Dozens of blackbirds found dead along Va. road

Prince William County police say dozens of blackbirds were found dead along a Nokesville road and authorities are investigating the cause.

Friday - 12/13/2013, 09:32am EST

Va. launches crime reporting app

Virginia has launched a mobile safety app that turns smart phones into crime-fighting devices.

Friday - 12/06/2013, 03:12pm EST

Local winter homeless shelter called a haven for criminals

A winter shelter in Woodbridge, Va., is under fire for its lack of safety.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 01:17pm EST

Two Va. boys charged with forcible sodomy of 11-year-old girl

Two adolescent boys were charged with raping an 11-year-old girl in the backyard of her Woodbridge, Va. home the day before Thanksgiving, according to a news release from the Prince William County Police Department.

Monday - 12/02/2013, 04:50pm EST

Post-Thanksgiving traffic left I-95 drivers frustrated

Drivers headed home from the long holiday weekend were plagued with major delays on Interstate 95 in Virginia on Sunday, due to a series of accidents in Prince William County.

Sunday - 12/01/2013, 06:27pm EST

Shoppers support their communities on Small Business Saturday

First there was Black Friday, and then Cyber Monday. But sandwiched between is a newer shopping phenomenon that's catching on: Small Business Saturday.

Saturday - 11/30/2013, 05:02pm EST

Woman says she was raped at Wilson Aquatic Center

A woman says she was raped at the Wilson Aquatic Center during an after-hours party, ABC7 reports.

Wednesday - 11/27/2013, 09:05am EST

Two women arrested after abuse allegations at Va. child-care center

Two women have been arrested and are accused of assaulting and abusing children at a Woodbridge child-care center.

Monday - 11/25/2013, 10:35am EST
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