Prince William County News

Va. woman charged with neglect after daughter nearly drowns

A Manassas woman was charged with felony child neglect on Friday after police say she left her five young children unsupervised near a pool and one of them nearly drowned.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 03:37pm EDT

Man sentenced for killing wife at Va. Chick-fil-A

A man who pleaded guilty to murdering his wife, walking up to her car at Chick-fil-A drive- through in northern Virginia and shooting her at point-bank range, will spend years in prison.

Friday - 06/29/2012, 12:35pm EDT

Fairfax County added to list of West Nile zones

The disease, which claimed the lives of two area residents in 2011, is carried by mosquitoes, which have descended upon the D.C. region in droves following a warm winter and early spring season.

Wednesday - 06/27/2012, 12:21pm EDT

West Nile virus found in Prince William County

A warning: If you're outside, you're at risk.

Tuesday - 06/26/2012, 07:44am EDT

Bears spotted in Prince William County

Bears are animals you would want to see at the zoo - not in your backyard, but several of them have been seen in Prince William County recently

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 10:09am EDT

Key step taken toward Bi-County Parkway

Virginia's Commonwealth Transportation Board has approved $5 million for preliminary engineering and design work for the Bi-County Parkway. The ten mile stretch would extend Route 234/Prince William Parkway into Loudoun County near Route 50.

Sunday - 06/24/2012, 06:51am EDT

Ice cream truck driver assaulted

An ice cream truck driver is recovering after he was assaulted by four men, according to Manassas City Police.

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 07:51pm EDT

Police to crack down on parking violators at Horner Road commuter lot

Virginia State Police and Prince William County Police are cracking down on parking violators at the Horner Road commuter parking lot.

Monday - 06/18/2012, 04:32am EDT

Personal items donated to Manassas National Battlefield

Some personal effects of the commander of the legendary Stonewall Brigade are returning to the northern Virginia Civil War battlefield where he was killed.

Wednesday - 06/13/2012, 07:50am EDT

Former school aide pleads guilty to child sexual abuse

A former kindergarten aide in Prince William County has pleaded guilty to decades of child sexual abuse.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 06:42pm EDT

Va. woman and family dog killed in DUI crash

A Virginia woman and her family dog are dead following a car crash late Saturday night and another Virginia woman has been charged with driving under the influence.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 10:37am EDT

Raccoon causes power outage in Manassas

A raccoon caused a large power outage in Manassas, Va. Sunday night.

Monday - 06/11/2012, 12:21am EDT

'Operation Chill' brings police, kids together

As the weather heats up this summer, a local police department has a weapon in its arsenal to help keep kids out of trouble.

Sunday - 06/10/2012, 06:11am EDT

Judge denies competency review for suspected 'East Coast Rapist'

Despite bizarre courtroom outbursts by Aaron Thomas, a judge has ruled she will not order a new mental competency evaluation for the suspected "East Coast Rapist."

Friday - 06/08/2012, 10:55am EDT

18-year-old accused of sexually assaulting 3-year-old

Dayquan Miller is facing three charges, including one count of aggravated sexual battery.

Wednesday - 06/06/2012, 02:52pm EDT

East Coast rape suspect to use insanity defense

Attorneys for Aaron Thomas "will put in issue his sanity at the the time of the crimes," according to a circuit court filing.

Monday - 06/04/2012, 09:51am EDT

Dale City man dragged by car on Interstate 95

Virginia State Police are asking for the public's help in locating a vehicle that dragged a Dale City man up Interstate 95 Thursday evening.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 10:26pm EDT

Youngest-ever speller disappointed by mistake

The youngest speller in National Spelling Bee history said Thursday that she knew the word she misspelled during the competition, but she was too tired, bored and stressed out to concentrate when she stepped to the microphone.

Thursday - 05/31/2012, 10:42am EDT

Alleged Va. white supremicist arrested for threats, weapons

An alleged white supremacist from Manassas, Va., who has expressed hatred and support for violence toward a number of political figures is under arrest.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 07:44pm EDT

Prince William teacher accused of improper messages

Authorities say a substitute teacher in Prince William County is accused of exchanging inappropriate messages with a student.

Wednesday - 05/30/2012, 11:35am EDT
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