Extra donations help Dumfries food pantry reopen early

A food pantry that was forced to close down last week will be reopening a week earlier than planned thanks to a groundswell of support from the community.

Sunday - 10/23/2011, 09:43pm EDT

Before relief, more road construction for NoVa commuters

Several transportation projects are underway throughout Northern Virginia that could soon bring some traffic relief to commuters. But before that happens, the road construction could cause more headaches.

Saturday - 10/22/2011, 01:56pm EDT

Tips for having a safe Halloween

Halloween is almost here, and if you're out and about this weekend buying costumes and decorations there are some things you should keep in mind.

Saturday - 10/22/2011, 11:08am EDT

Couple pleads guilty to barricading daughters inside bedroom

A Prince William County couple charged with dry-walling their three children in a bedroom have pleaded guilty to three counts of felony child abuse.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 04:16pm EDT

Va. food pantry closes temporarily due to shortage

A food pantry serving about 2,000 people in and around Prince William County is closing temporarily because of a lack of donations.

Thursday - 10/20/2011, 08:45am EDT

Werewolf on the loose in Woodbridge?

Police officers received a call Monday night from a neighbor who reported seeing a suspicious creature roaming the area of Colchester Road and Randall Drive.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 03:52pm EDT

Lanes reopen on I-95 NB in Pr. William, severe delays remain

Only the left lane gets by on I-95 at Prince William Parkway for emergency road construction.

Wednesday - 10/19/2011, 08:04am EDT

Police to ticket illegal parkers at Va. commuter lot

Virginia State Police Monday will begin ticketing illegally parked cars in a popular commuter lot in Woodbridge.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 09:21am EDT

Woman charged with arson in Manassas fire

Twenty-three people have been displaced by a fire at a Manassas apartment building and a woman has been charged with felony arson.

Monday - 10/17/2011, 05:43am EDT

3 D.C. area communities honored as best for young people

Three communities in the D.C. area are being honored for being among the 100 best for young people.

Sunday - 10/16/2011, 10:53am EDT

Mixed reaction to Va. gov.'s plea for disaster assistance

Woodbridge Supervisor Frank Principi says it's "great news" that Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is asking the federal government for assistance after flooding from Tropical Storm Lee devastated businesses and neighborhoods in the area.

Tuesday - 10/11/2011, 11:06am EDT

Police to crackdown at Woodbridge commuter lot

A heads-up for illegal parkers. Starting Tuesday police plan to start cracking down on one popular commuter lot.

Monday - 10/10/2011, 01:01pm EDT

Copper thefts up in Virginia county

In Prince William County, almost 30 homes have been victims of copper theft since June.

Thursday - 10/06/2011, 11:49am EDT

Tenant advocate: D.C. rent way over 'affordable levels'

"The rates have exceeded what I would call 'affordable levels,'" D.C. Chief Tenant Advocate Johanna Shreve says, pointing to the large number of elderly residents, those making less than $20,000 per year and the large immigrant population in D.C., many of whom have to work three jobs to afford a home.

Monday - 10/03/2011, 08:02am EDT

Va. state Senate candidates spar at Alexandria forum

It's less than a month until voters choose a new general assembly and much of northern Virginia has become key battlegrounds for candidates.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 10:50pm EDT

Stewart: Metro to Woodbridge is financially impossible

Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman Corey Stewart says the costs for a Metro expansion to Prince William County could cost between $2 and $3 billion, plus hundreds of millions in operating expenses.

Sunday - 10/02/2011, 07:10am EDT

Va. Congressman explores Metro to Woodbridge

With 400,000 people living in the area, Prince William County is the second largest county in Virginia. By 2020, the number could jump to 500,000 residents. All these people mean long commutes and a lot of traffic.

Tuesday - 09/27/2011, 08:23am EDT

No. Virginia woman killed in Silver Spring crash

Montgomery County police say a northern Virginia woman has died as the result of a two-vehicle crash in Silver Spring.

Monday - 09/26/2011, 06:36am EDT

Families in shelters from Va. flooding face deadline

WTOP's Andrew Mollenbeck talks to shelter residents who may have to find a new place to call home

Thursday - 09/22/2011, 11:20am EDT


2 bears reported near a Woodbridge, Va. elementary school

A mother bear and cub were reportedly seen near Antietam Elementary School in Woodbridge Friday morning. They were not spotted on school property, but on a nearby street called Marsala Court.

Saturday - 09/17/2011, 08:37am EDT
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