Prince William County News

NPS wades into debate over Bi-County Parkway

The man in charge of Manassas National Battlefield Park assures residents Route 234 won't be closed to traffic until the proposed Bi-County Parkway is built.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 06:36am EDT

Loudoun delegate calls on governor to punt Bi-County Parkway

A Loudoun County delegate is calling on Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stop moving ahead with the controversial Bi-County Parkway and leave it in the hands of the next governor.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:41am EDT

Small cemetery sits in local shopping center

It's not what anyone would expect to see in the middle of a popular, busy outdoor shopping center: A small, private cemetery.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 04:32am EDT

Prince William firefighters get oxygen masks for pets

The Prince William County Fire and Rescue Department announced Monday that firefighters are getting oxygen masks specially made for dogs and cats.

Monday - 08/26/2013, 10:05am EDT

Burglars target hair and nail salons, dry cleaners (Video)

Police say thieves broke into 14 Woodbridge-area and Dumfries-area businesses last weekend, stealing cash from seven of them. Police have released surveillance video, in the hopes of identifying the burglars.

Friday - 08/23/2013, 01:14pm EDT

No injuries in small plane crash in Manassas

No injuries in small plane crash in Manassas, Cessna ends up overturned on runway

Thursday - 08/22/2013, 04:00pm EDT

Area schools requiring concussion tests for student athletes

Two local school districts are taking an extra step to reduce the effects of concussions among student athletes as more and more research demonstrates the severe and lasting toll concussions can have on young brains.

Tuesday - 08/20/2013, 04:47pm EDT

Water main break damages Prince William County road

Crews are working to repair the damage a water main break caused a town home community in Prince William County Sunday night.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 08:19am EDT

Building starts on Prince William County 9/11 memorial

The unveiling of a new 9/11 memorial is set for Sept. 11 in Prince William County, but it needs to be built first.

Monday - 08/19/2013, 05:07am EDT

Buffett, Backstreet, Thievery Corporation among weekend shows

This weekend's best-bet concerts are divided between local favorites and stadium events.

Friday - 08/16/2013, 05:50am EDT
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Manassas man accused of sexually assaulting teen girl

A 44-year-old Manassas, Va., man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:16pm EDT

Dad accused of capital murder still needs lawyer

Father accused of capital murder still needs lawyer; hearing fails to determine appointment

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 12:20pm EDT

Nonprofit distributes 5,000 backpacks to military kids

Operation Homefront, a nonprofit agency that offers support to military families, distributes nearly 5,000 backpacks full of school supplies to military kids in the D.C. area.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 03:52pm EDT

Just 11, Woodbridge nonprofit founder dies of cancer

Even though he was battling a deadly childhood cancer, this warrior was more concerned with helping other kids. But on Sunday, the Woodbridge, Va. boy's battle ended. Trevor Blake was 11-years-old.

Monday - 08/12/2013, 12:27am EDT

Jimmy Buffett concert causes delays in Va. roadwork

Jimmy Buffett is causing some changes to roadwork in Northern Virginia.

Friday - 08/09/2013, 08:08am EDT

Potomac ferry service idea resurfaces

If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.

Thursday - 08/08/2013, 05:32am EDT

Debate continues over the controversial Bi-County Parkway

WTOP's Hank Silverberg reports.

Wednesday - 08/07/2013, 10:21am EDT

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Weekend Wakeup: A light weekend for HOT Lanes project

The Virginia Department of Transportation says that there won't be any complete shutdowns of I-95 for bridge work. There will also be Silver Line work, and some delays on the Metro.

Saturday - 08/03/2013, 08:35am EDT

Beleaguered I-95 commuters get temporary relief

On Monday, the Virginia Department of Transportation will change the traffic flow in the existing High Occupancy Vehicle lanes, cutting off northbound traffic at 10 a.m., instead of 11 a.m., and opening southbound traffic at noon instead of 1 p.m.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 08:20pm EDT

Va. man commits suicide after fleeing warrant attempt

A 56-year-old Manassas man killed himself on Thursday morning after police attempted to serve him with warrants.

Friday - 08/02/2013, 06:06am EDT
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