Prince William County News

Va. man charged with sexually assaulting 13 year old

A 51-year-old Woodbridge man is being held without bail after police say he sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl.

Wednesday - 08/22/2012, 02:13pm EDT

Human skeletal remains found in Prince William County

Human skeletal remains were discovered in the woods behind a residence in Prince William County Wednesday night.

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 05:26pm EDT

Pr. Wm. Co. police promote safety measures in wake of burglaries

A recent rash of burglaries has police warning area residents to protect their homes when they leave.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 04:58pm EDT

Xerox to expand Chesapeake call center workforce

More than 200 additional workers are being sought by Xerox for its call center in Chesapeake.

Monday - 08/13/2012, 02:13pm EDT

$15 pass gets you discounts on Civil War history

Manassas and Prince William County tourism leaders launching a $15 pass that gets you discounts through December of next year at several key Civil War sites.

Sunday - 08/12/2012, 10:32am EDT

Stepfather arrested in accidental fatal shooting of 4-year-old

The stepfather of a 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself to death last month has been arrested.

Thursday - 08/09/2012, 04:11pm EDT

Origins of Navy SEALs began with civilians

After the Navy SEALs succesfully conducted last year's raid that killed Osama bin Laden, the highly secretive special operations force was brought back into everyday conversation. But not all of the little-known information about the organization is under lock and key. Most don't know that the SEALs were originally a civilian group.

Tuesday - 08/07/2012, 06:40am EDT

Prince William police seeking re-accreditation

The Prince William County Police Department is being examined by assessors from a national law enforcement group.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 12:08pm EDT

County fairgoers urged to be cautious around animals

Now that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has linked 12 cases of swine flu to agricultural fairs in Hawaii, Ohio and Indiana, local health officials are warning people to take precautions as they go to county fairs in Virginia and Maryland.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:03am EDT

Pr. William County police chief announces retirement

Prince William County Police Chief Charlie Deane handled some of the biggest crimes in our region during his four decades on the force and his 24 years as its chief.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 03:11pm EDT

Police ID victims in 2 separate crashes in Prince William

Prince William County police are investigating two deadly crashes on the western end of the county.

Tuesday - 07/31/2012, 03:40am EDT

Sexual assault charges against ice cream shop owner move forward

A former police officer turned ice cream shop owner was in court this week facing 23 charges of sexually assaulting a boy back in 1996.

Sunday - 07/29/2012, 07:44am EDT

Fencing: A game of physical chess (PHOTOS)

Sword fighting and blade wielding isn't just for the movies anymore. Fencing brings the thrill and action of swordplay to people both young and old. It's also an Olympic sport that has gained popularity over the years, including in Manassas.

Friday - 07/27/2012, 04:38am EDT

Police: Va. man charged for rapes he committed in 1990s

A 50-year-old Woodbridge man was arrested on Wednesday for several rapes police say he committed in the 1990s against an underage woman.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 03:21pm EDT

Police identify 4-year-old Va. shooting victim

A 4-year-old boy is dead following an accidental self-inflicted fatal gunshot to the head.

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 03:05pm EDT

Prince William Co. to widen part of Route 1

An attempt will be made to alleviate another of the region's road bottlenecks. But this time, it will be done without state or federal money.

Sunday - 07/22/2012, 02:04pm EDT

Auto Train offers an alternative to driving to Florida

The Auto Train, which travels from Lorton, Va. to Sanford, Fla., is one of the region's most unique forms of transportation, combining mass transit and America's love of the automobile.

Thursday - 07/19/2012, 11:08am EDT

Potomac Nationals ballpark to have crab house

The new Potomac Nationals ballpark will feature skyboxes, crabs and better training facilities.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 08:05am EDT

Potomac Nationals to get new stadium in Woodbridge

Virginia and local officials say they have a deal with the owner of the Potomac Nationals to build a new minor league ballpark for the club in Woodbridge.

Wednesday - 07/18/2012, 03:56am EDT

Va. girl, 9, saves 4-year-old from drowning

A 9-year-old girl is being recognized for saving a 4-year-old girl from drowning in Manassas last month.

Thursday - 07/12/2012, 03:14pm EDT
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