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Shooter at Great Mills High School is dead, sheriff says

St. Mary's sheriff's deputies instruct the parents of students at Great Mills High School where to go to pick up their children, after Tuesday's shooting. An ambulance crew navigates its way around other emergency vehicles while leaving Great Mills High School after Tuesday's shooting. Updates will

SO MD NEWS.COM - 2018-03-20 15:30:00

Dumfries man, 19, charged in Stafford police pursuit

Deputies with the Stafford County Sheriff's Office arrested a suspect on Friday for leading deputies on a pursuit following an attempted traffic stop on southbound Warrenton Road. On March 16, 2018 at approximately 10:18 p.m., Deputy J.J. Bryan initiated a traffic stop in the area of Warrenton Road

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 19:31:35

Fairfax County Public Schools Change Schedule For March 20

Due to the impending winter storm, Fairfax County Public Schools has cancelled afternoon and evening activities on school campuses. There is no early dismissal for the regular school day. Cancelled activities include extracurricular activities, interscholastic contests, team practices, field trips,

PATCH - 2018-03-20 16:29:41

Alexandria police officer arrested on rape, domestic violence charges

WOODBRIDGE, Va. - An Alexandria police officer has been arrested on rape and other related domestic violence charges in Prince William County. Khurram Chaudhary, a veteran of the Alexandria Police Department for almost four years, was under investigation by police in both Alexandria and Prince Willi

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-03-21 00:31:00

6 people without a home following fire in Manassas

MANASSAS, Va. - Six people are without a home following a fire in Manassas. Around 8 p.m. on March 19, crews were called to a fire at the Manassas Mobile Home Park on Centreville Road, according to city officials. When firefighters arrived, they saw smoke rising from the roof and were able to exting

LOCALDVM.COM - 2018-03-20 22:49:10

Prince William County Snow Guide: Traffic, Snow Removal, More

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, VA-Now that the winter storm is expected to dump several inches of snow in these parts beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Wednesday, according to multiple reports, here's what you need to know about snow removal and what it could mean for traffic in our area. How c

PATCH - 2018-03-20 15:37:21

School closings and cancellations through March 21 in Northern Virginia

A forecast for a wintry mix on Tuesday and several inches of snow Wednesday have schools making decisions about schedules on March 20 and 21. A winter storm watch is in effect from midnight until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Prince William County Public Schools have cancelled evening activities after 6:30 p.m.

INSIDE NOVA - 2018-03-20 15:46:00

Woodbridge man charged with rape, malicious wounding by caustic substance

Rape | Malicious Wounding by Caustic Substance | Domestic Related - On March 16, detectives from the Special Victims Bureau began an investigation into multiple domestic incidents which were reported to have occurred at a residence located in the Woodbridge (22193) area of Prince William County betw

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-20 18:33:31

Masked Woman Busted For Knife-Point Robbery In Stafford: Police

STAFFORD, VA-A Fredericksburg woman is being held without bond after being arrested Thursday for robbing someone at knife-point outside the Walmart at 11 Village Parkway, according to the Stafford County Sheriff's Office. Amanda Jo Colavito, 38, was charged with robbery and wearing a mask in public.


Woman Threatened With Knife To Her Neck In Dumfries: Police

DUMFRIES, VA-Authorities are looking for a man who threatened a woman by holding a knife to her throat and then taking her cell phone Wednesday in the 17300 block of Cusack Lane, according to Prince William County Police. Osha Chester Collier, 37, of the 2100 block of Huntington Creek Road in Nathal


Owner Shoots And Kills Dog At Fairfax County Park: Police

A Customs and Border Protection officer has been arrested and charged for shooting his dog in the head and leaving its dead body at a Fairfax County park. Fairfax County Police charged Mark Cochrane, 61, of Reston with charged with felony animal cruelty, hunting or discharge of firearms in certain p


Stafford woman accused of robbery outside a Walmart

A Stafford County woman was arrested Thursday shortly after police said she robbed a Walmart employee with a box cutter. Amanda Jo Colavito, 38, also known as Amanda Jo Mitchell, is charged with robbery and wearing a mask in public. According to Stafford Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Amanda Vicinanzo


Suspicious death investigation becomes homicide case

Homicide Investigation *CASE RECLASSIFIED - On March 16, the body discovered inside of a burning vehicle at Veterans Park located at 14300 Veterans Dr in Woodbridge underwent an autopsy at the Medical Examiner's Office in Manassas. Based upon further examination of the victim's body and the prelimin


Oxygen truck overturns in Manassas, causing possible hazmat situation

MANASSAS, Va. - Authorities are responding to a possible hazmat situation after an oxygen truck overturned following a crash in Manassas. Prince William County police tweeted that the crash happened at the intersection of Dumfries Road at Cobb Drive and Pinnacle Ridge Drive. A sedan and the oxygen


UPDATED: Catlett man arrested in connection with Loudoun One shots fired incident

UPDATED: A Catlett man wanted in connection with a domestic dispute Friday during which several shots were fired turned himself in to law-enforcement officials today, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. John H. Abel, 48, of Catlett, was charged Saturday with domestic assault, brandishi