Prince William County News

NOVEC restores power to thousands

More than 7,000 Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative customers in Prince William County and Manassas Park were without electricity for part of Friday morning.

Friday - 02/17/2012, 09:28am EST

Bristow elementary school clear after bomb threat

Cedar Point Elementary school in Bristow has been evacuated because of a bomb threat.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 02:17pm EST

Battlefield Bypass could be back on the priority list

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments will consider putting the Battlefield Bypass on the long term list of projects to alleviate local congestion and protect Manassas National Battlefield Park.

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 01:41pm EST

Manassas man fatally stabbed; acquaintance charged

Prince William County Police have arrested a man they say fatally stabbed an acquaintance and charged him with first-degree murder.

Monday - 02/13/2012, 07:33pm EST

Exhibit showcases wounded warriors abilities

A new exhibit at the National Museum of Marine Corps honors wounded warriors by showcasing their achievements -- not focusing on their disabilities.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 08:36am EST

Suspect arrested in shooting after high school basketball game

A series of fights that broke out after a basketball game at Garfield High School eventually lead to a shooting. Now, police are looking for a suspect.

Sunday - 02/12/2012, 06:26am EST

Bone marrow drive held for Va. 9-year-old

A bone marrow drive was held Saturday for a local 9-year-old boy who wants the chance to grow up and lead an ordinary life.

Saturday - 02/11/2012, 02:50pm EST

Immigrant who killed nun sentenced to 20 years

An illegal immigrant found guilty of murder for causing a crash while drunk driving that killed a Benedictine nun has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Friday - 02/03/2012, 04:36pm EST

Pr. Wm. Board Chair announces run for Va. lt. gov.

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart announced he will be running for Lieutenant Governor, InsideNoVA reports.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 12:10pm EST

VDOT holds meetings to improve I-66 corridor

Virginia's Department of Transportation is looking at options for the area between the Beltway in Fairfax County and Route 15 in Prince William County where almost two million people live.

Monday - 01/30/2012, 04:32am EST

Upgrade coming for neglected part of Route 1

Big changes are coming to a long neglected stretch of one of America's oldest highways.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 07:32pm EST

Lawyer for alleged serial rapist seeks mental exam

A preliminary hearing for the man accused by prosecutors as the East Coast Rapist has been postponed after his lawyer requested a court-ordered mental evaluation of his client.

Wednesday - 01/25/2012, 11:17am EST

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Monday - 01/23/2012, 01:50pm EST

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Lawmaker opposing light bulb ban in Va.

Delegate Bob Marshall doesn't want the federal government telling Virginians what kind of light bulbs to use.

Monday - 01/23/2012, 11:47am EST

Record-breaker? Prince William angler catches 74-lb. rockfish

A Prince William County angler has caught a 74-pound rockfish that could break a state record.

Monday - 01/23/2012, 06:46am EST

Holly Acres owner sues Prince William County

Mark Moorstein, a lawyer for property owner Hank Ridge, says he wants the county to either pay compensation for lost rent and other income, or allow the mobile home park to be rebuilt.

Sunday - 01/22/2012, 07:32pm EST

Woman suspected in four robberies in Northern Virginia

Fairfax County police say the woman is believed to have been involved in at least four robberies in Fairfax County, Prince William County and the city of Manassas Park.

Sunday - 01/22/2012, 11:51am EST

4-year-old girl raped in Manassas

Officials say 49-year-old Albert Michael Harryman has been charged with rape, aggravated sexual battery and taking indecent liberties with a child.

Friday - 01/20/2012, 03:12pm EST

With oath, Colgan is Va's longest-serving senator

Sen. Charles J. Colgan took his Senate oath for his 10th term Wednesday, making the 85-year-old Democrat the longest-serving state senator in Virginia history.

Wednesday - 01/11/2012, 02:54pm EST

Police ID officers involved in fatal Va. shooting

Prince William County police are identifying three officers involved in the fatal shooting of an armed burglary suspect last month.

Friday - 01/06/2012, 08:44am EST
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