Project to ease BRAC traffic impacts around Quantico

A new road project is set to widen the road leading to Quantico Marine Corps Base, making it easier to get to and from major roads in the area.

Sunday - 07/31/2011, 01:58pm EDT

Hard drive containing student info missing from Pr. William school

Prince William County Police are investigating a missing hard drive that contains the personal information of elementary school students.

Friday - 07/29/2011, 04:01pm EDT

Man sexually molested 5-year-old repeatedly, police say

A 22-year-old Woodbridge man was arrested for sexually abusing a 5-year-old child on Thursday, authorities say.

Thursday - 07/28/2011, 09:37pm EDT

Bull Run re-enactors prevail despite scorching heat

Thousands of Civil War re-enactors braved scorching heat on Saturday to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Bull Run.

Sunday - 07/24/2011, 06:40am EDT

Ceremonies on 150th anniversary of Manassas battle

It was Manassas where the greatest army ever assembled in North America first gave battle 150 years ago.

Friday - 07/22/2011, 09:07am EDT

Ceremonies mark anniversary of Manassas battle

The North thought it would deliver a crushing blow to the Rebel Army on its way to capturing the Confederate capital in Richmond. The South thought a decisive battle would prove to the North that the Union could not be kept together by force.

Thursday - 07/21/2011, 07:42am EDT

Museum opening, reenactment mark Civil War this week

The D.C. region is getting a good dose of Civil War history this week on both sides of the Potomac River, beginning with Monday's reopening of the African American Civil War Museum in D.C.

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 05:40am EDT

Inmate's future uncertain after Va. death sentence tossed

A death row inmate's future still hangs in the balance, even after his death sentence was overturned.

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 05:33am EDT

Pr. William County set to charge for ambulance trips

Prince William County next month will join the ranks of local jurisdictions that charge for ambulance fees.

Tuesday - 07/19/2011, 12:07am EDT

Can Manassas lure visitors with Civil War event?

It was July, 1861. Thousands of troops, blue and gray, converged on a railroad junction in Manassas for what became the first major battle of the Civil War.

Monday - 07/18/2011, 02:58pm EDT

A facelift could be coming to historic Route 1

For many commuters, historic Route 1 is just as important as the interstates.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 05:35pm EDT

Prince William Hospital opens newly renovated unit Monday

Prince William Hospital opens its newly renovated and ex­panded Orthopedic & Spine Center and Oncology Unit to patients on Monday.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 10:41am EDT

New Civil War app to guide visitors to Manassas

A smartphone application providing a guided tour of Manassas battlefield is making its debut this month, just in time for the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's first great battle.

Thursday - 07/14/2011, 04:58am EDT

Dad proud of his World Cup daughter, Ali Krieger

Just ahead of the U.S. playing France in the Women's World Cup Wednesday, WTOP talks with Ken Krieger about his daughter's golden kick, the one that advanced the U.S. women in the World Cup.

Wednesday - 07/13/2011, 05:22am EDT

The WTOP guide to the Battle of Bull run anniversary events

It's been promoted for months but now with the 150th commemoration of the First Battle of Manassas just over a week away, lots of people are starting to think about the traffic disruption it will create.

Monday - 07/11/2011, 11:42am EDT

Car accident in Haymarket leaves at least one dead

A deadly car accident in Haymarket Sunday afternoon has left at least one dead.

Sunday - 07/10/2011, 09:16pm EDT

Escapist Depression-era park celebrates 75th anniversary

During the Great Depression, the push was on to create recreation areas across the country to help people escape those tremendously tough times. A local National Park was born in that era and this weekend it's celebrating its 75th birthday.

Sunday - 07/10/2011, 03:44pm EDT

Va. man arrested in adult store with blowup doll

A Woodbridge man has been charged with burglary and destruction of property after he was arrested in the closet of an adult video store with a blow-up doll.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 12:46pm EDT

Bristow mom indicted in toddler's death in hot van

A Prince William County mother whose son died after being left in the family's minivan for seven hours has been indicted.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 12:18pm EDT

Manassas gears up for Civil War sesquicentennial

From July 21 through 24, Historic Manassas will host a number of free Manassas Civil War Commemorative events recognizing the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War and the First Battle of Manassas.

Wednesday - 07/06/2011, 10:21am EDT
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