13 hrs ago
Va. grocery store murder remains unsolved
Police are still looking for the three men who shot two women, killing one of them, at a grocery store in Woodbridge WOODBRIDGE, Va.
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17 hrs ago
Pedestrian Safety Enforcement is Focus of Street Smart Campaign
Release, Prince William County Police: Warmer weather means more people will be out on foot and on bicycles this spring.
19 hrs ago
A draft of the state's next six-year transportation plan has less money than last year, but still includes funding for some of the Fredericksburg area's major road projects.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Two arrested after CHP officers smell pot coming from car
California Highway Patrol officers arrested two men in Garberville during a traffic stop.
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Decision in the Mann/UVa case, a blow to open science
Supreme Court of VA sides with University, secrecy, and Mann. The previously claimed claimed destruction of Mann emails now to begin.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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Prince William County crime report
Fintry St., 9500 block, 5 p.m. March 28 to 5 p.m. March 31. Cash, several stereo systems and household items were stolen from a residence.
Police: Two Men Snatch Woman's Purse in Potomac Mills Parking Lot
Police are seeking help in identifying two suspects in a purse snatching late Tuesday in the parking lot at Potomac Mills Mall in Woodbridge, according to Prince William County Police.
10th Annual Love My Library Campaign in Prince William County
Release, Prince William County Library: Are you ready to show the library some love? As we have done for 10 years, the Love My Library program will offer you, our fans, an opportunity to show us how much you love your library by buying us a gift.
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Hylton center hosts fundraiser for Pr. William sexual assault victim service
The anonymous artist's painting, exhibited for the first time, is a jumble of words and phrases, running in every direction over splotches of bright color.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Virginia Bluebells, Prince William's Official Flower, Reach Peak Bloom Today
The Virginia Bluebell, or Mertensia virginica, now blankets the banks of the Cedar Run creek and its floodplain in Nokesville.
Electrical Fire Displaces Two Residents in Dumfries
Release, Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue: At approximately 10: 30 a.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a two-story single family home located in the 13600 block of Dumfries Road in Dumfries.
Police: Escaping Burglar Runs Through Glass Door, Crashes Through Window
A suspect is behind bars after crashing through a glass door and a closed window in his effort to escape arrest Monday, according to Prince William County Police.
A Charlottesville-based consulting firm will help Stafford County craft a strategic plan for its Technology and Research Park initiative.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Police: Man Shot During Argument, Suspect Arrested
A man is recovering from serious, but non-life threatening injuries after he was shot during an argument early Monday morning, according to Prince William County Police.
St. Francis of Assisi Goes Green, Plans Festival
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church will celebrate its second-annual "St. Francis Earth Day" on the parish grounds on Sunday, April 27, 2014, after the 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., and 1:30 p.m. Masses.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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Pinwheels spin at county building to raise child-abuse awareness
Holding baby-blue balloons, the people gathered outside the county government building on a warm spring day looked as though they were attending a child's birthday party.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Fire in Laundry Room Damages Two Floors of Townhouse
Crews responded early Thursday morning to a townhouse fire in Bristow, according to Prince William County Fire and Rescue.
Authorities: Smell of pot in car, two arrested; one had warrants for burglary, grand larceny
California Highway Patrol officers arrested two men in Garberville during a traffic stop, one of whom had outstanding felony warrants from Virginia.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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