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

LISTEN: Lawmaker calls new bulbs 'hazardous' & Virginians respond

WTOP's Hank Silverberg

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



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

Police: Man pulled handgun on troopers after I-95 chase, fiery crash

A 54-year-old D.C. man has been arrested and charged with attempting to kill a police officer after a car chase and fiery crash in Prince William County.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 06:02pm EST

JC Penney to hold career fair in Woodbridge

Retailer JC Penney will hold a three-day career fair beginning Thursday Jan. 5 at Potomac Mills Mall.

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 06:11am EST

Woodbridge man charged with cutting brake line on car

A Woodbridge man has been arrested for allegedly cutting the brake line on a vehicle belonging to a woman he knows.

Monday - 01/02/2012, 02:09pm EST

New Year's Day hike starts off year on healthful note

A new battle cry is ringing out across the county this New Year's Day -- go take a hike.

Sunday - 01/01/2012, 02:44pm EST

Marines close brig in Quantico, Va.

The pretrial confinement facility is being permanently closed Saturday as part of the cost-cutting measures recommended by the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure Commission.

Saturday - 12/31/2011, 09:06am EST

Red Cross requests aid after year of disaster

Following an unprecedented year of disaster both nationally and in the D.C. area, the American Red Cross is itself looking for relief through increased financial help.

Tuesday - 12/27/2011, 01:29pm EST

Va. drivers wrongly charged under insurance law

Virginia motorists are being ticketed and convicted of a violation that is not a crime under state law: driving without proof of insurance.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 02:26pm EST

FBI shooting range is popular deer hangout

Call it a playground for Bambi and G-Men, where imaginary criminals are hunted and deer are the spectators.

Monday - 12/26/2011, 08:39am EST

Va. family looking for son who disappeared in 2010

Donna Donahue marks the days since her son's disappearance on the calendar in her kitchen.

Thursday - 12/22/2011, 04:48pm EST

Police kill burglary suspect in Dumfries

A burglary suspect has been shot and killed by Prince William County Police in Dumfries.

Wednesday - 12/21/2011, 06:04pm EST
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