A Virginia man who was released from a mental hospital months ago after shooting a police officer has been arrested on arson and gun charges.
Prince William County Public Schools Superintendent Steve Walts has proposed an almost 5 percent raise for all teachers and staff, as part of the Virginia school division’s proposed $1.13 billion budget for fiscal year 2019-20.
Known to fellow lawmakers as a giant figure with an outsize legacy in local politics, John Jenkins is also being remembered for his personal touch. “He could and would move heaven and earth for his constituents,” U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly said in a statement.
Paul B. Ebert, 81, announced Tuesday that his more than 50 years at the helm of the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office in Prince William County are drawing to a close.
The 31-year-old Manassas man also allegedly assaulted a neighbor and injured a dog in the Tuesday morning incident. Both the agent and a Prince William County police officer sustained minor injuries.
The Commonwealth of Virginia and Transurban agreed Tuesday to $1 billion of four road projects in Northern Virginia which are expected to ease congestion in the region.
A truck crashed into a house in Woodbridge, Virginia, Tuesday night but nobody was injured, officials say.
Fifteen-year-old Eric McKay, who goes by the nickname “Bean,” loves peanut butter. Lidl hooked him up with a lifetime supply of it and now he’s sharing the wealth with furloughed government workers.
The outspoken Republican who heads the Prince William board said dealing with land-use cases and the county budget “just isn’t exciting for me anymore.”
A Quantico, Virginia man has been placed under arrest and charged with the murder of a D.C. man at an apartment building near the Naval Observatory.
Republican Dick Black, who is hanging it up after 20 years in Richmond, started his career fighting to filter pornography on library computers. His decision to not run again is being seen by Democrats as a pickup opportunity in the Senate. There’s also a special election for a state Senate seat next week.
Two high-profile Virginia murder cases, in which victims’ remains were never found, have some similarities but there is one major difference: a confession.
Court documents show James J. Grazioplene’s trial in in Prince William General District Court is scheduled to begin on April 29.
The 18-year-old jogger was running on Lake Jackson Drive in Manassas, Virginia, when he was struck by a vehicle. The jogger fell off the bridge and landed on a rocky embankment below.
Attendance zones for 16 existing elementary schools, or more than 10,000 students, could be impacted by changes as the Prince William County school district tries to reduce overcrowding.
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