WASHINGTON – A skinny, long tree briefly blocked traffic in the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 before Dumfries, Virginia, Thursday morning. Highway crews sawed through the tree to remove it in pieces just before lunchtime.…
A man in Dumfries, Virginia was arrested Monday after police investigating
a domestic violence call found two dead dogs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Dumfries Town Council will vote this week on whether to replace an opening prayer with a moment of silence.
Additional police officers will be on patrol after threatening graffiti was discovered in a bathroom at Potomac High School.