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Sex assault trial against former officer postponed; 2nd victim comes forward

The sexual assault trial of a former police officer has been postponed after a second victim came forward. Joseh Ruhren, 42, also used to own the popular JoJo's Ice Cream stand in Dumfries.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 02:05pm EDT

Tags: Joseph Ruhren, JoJos, sex assault, Hank Silverberg

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

Tags: burglaries, Prince William County Police Department, Woodbridge, hair salon, dry cleaner, Dairy Queen, Hair Cuttery, Colleen Kelleher, break-in

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

Tags: vdot, express lanes, Prince William County, Interstate 95, Hank Silverberg

Expect off-peak traffic delays this summer on I-95

Every summer, local drivers must contend with heavy beach traffic along Interstate 95 in Virginia. But this summer expect more frequent backups and delays as construction ramps up on the 95 Express Lanes.

Wednesday - 05/22/2013, 05:35am EDT

Tags: beach traffic, 95 Express Lanes, I-95, construction, traffic, Hank Silverberg, vdot

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

Tags: prayer, Dumfries Town Council

2 shot in Dumfries home

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

Tags: Weatherburn Court,

Additional officers on hand following school threat

Additional police officers will be on patrol after threatening graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at Potomac High School.

Tuesday - 03/27/2012, 06:46am EDT

Tags: Potomac High School, Graffiti, Prince William County Schools

Ice cream shop owner charged with child sexual assault

A former Dumfries police officer who now owns an ice cream shop has been arrested on charges that he sexually abused a boy more than 10 years ago.

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 09:34am EDT

Tags: Joseph Ruhren, Libraries, triangle, huffington post, JoJos