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Dumfries woman wins $1 million in Virginia Lottery

There’s not much to do when you’re sitting in your car in the car wash. As her car was being scrubbed, Nicole Mason of Dumfries scratched a $1,000,000 SERIES Virginia Lottery Ticket, according to a Virginia Lottery news release.


Man Dies In Apparent Merrifield Stabbing: Police

MERRIFIELD, VA—A man is dead after a reported stabbing in a Merrifield apartment early Wednesday, according to Fairfax County Police.

PATCH - 2018-11-14 14:13:01

Teen Girls Assault Cops In Woodbridge: PWC Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Two 16-year-old girls kicked and spit on officers Saturday in the area of Tamarack Place and Walnut Street, according to Prince William County Police. One was charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, domestic assault and battery and obstruction of justice. The ot

PATCH - 2018-11-14 15:43:52

Winter storm warning issued for potentially damaging ice near Roanoke

A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow looks very likely for western Virginia on Thursday morning, so much so that locations from Roanoke south were upgraded from a winter storm watch to a warning this morning, likely to follow later farther north. The primary concern is the potential for ici

RICHMOND.COM - 2018-11-14 15:50:00

Numerous Storefronts Shattered Tuesday In Dumfries: Police

DUMFRIES, VA—Authorities are looking for whoever shattered the glass storefronts of several businesses early Tuesday at Southbridge Plaza in the 17100 block of Wayside Drive, according to Prince William County Police. A police K-9 unit searched the area to no avail.

PATCH - 2018-11-13 18:38:14

Manassas Boys and Girls Club employee arrested for sexual assault of 14-year-old girl

MANASSAS, Va. - A Boys and Girls Club employee in Manassas has been charged with the sexual assault of a teenage girl, police say. Manassas City police say Derek Branch was arrested last Friday and charged with carnal knowledge of a child after investigators found that the inappropriate contact with

FOX5DC.COM - 2018-11-14 01:07:00

Dumfries names new Chief of Police

“I am proud to be in the position, and I’m going to do the best job I can,” he said. “I have a good core group of people here and we have a very good department, and I think we’re going to achieve a whole lot of goals here.”

WHATSUPWOODBRIDGE.COM - 2018-11-14 21:06:44

Potomac Nationals finalize deal for new stadium in Fredericksburg

The agreement calls for the team to finance, build and maintain the 5,000-seat stadium. The City of Fredericksburg will be considered an “anchor tenant” and will contribute $1.05 million annually to the team for 30 years.

PRINCEWILLIAMTIMES.COM - 2018-11-14 14:37:00

St. Charles County man accused in fatal stabbing was out on bail after earlier knife attack

Nicholas Oliver, of St. Charles County, was charged with murder in the stabbing death of a man he confronted after finding him in a car with Oliver's ex-girlfriend.

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2018-11-13 17:30:00

Manassas Restaurant Inspections: 17 Violations At One Place

MANASSAS, VA—Prince William Health District officials recently inspected food preparation and storage in the area. Full reports can be accessed on thehealth department's website. "In our experience, it is unrealistic to expect that a complex, full-service food operation can routinely avoid any viola


Stafford Woman Assaults Cop In Woodbridge: Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—A drunk Stafford woman assaulted a cop during a traffic stop early Saturday in the 2900 block of Dale Boulevard, according to Prince William County Police. Shivali Sobti, 23, of 1 B-Vue Avenue, was charged with assault and battery on a law enforcement officer, driving under the influe

PATCH - 2018-11-13 18:57:40

16-Year-Old Charged with Attempted Murder After Shooting 19-Year-Old with Shotgun in Armed Robbery Attempt | Southern Maryland News Net

On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, at approximately 2:00 p.m., officers of the Charles County Sheriff’s Office responded the 6600 block of Bucknell Road, in Bryans Road, for the report of a shooting.

SMNEWSNET.COM - 2018-11-13 10:40:50

Handgun Recovered After Traffic Stop in Newburg, Three Virginia Men Charged with Felony Theft | Southern Maryland News Net

Brandon Jermine Williams, 29, of Richmond, VA, Kraig Loggan Jackson, 28, of Richmond, VA, Rashaan Xavier Bates, 23, of Henrico, VA.

SMNEWSNET.COM - 2018-11-13 17:55:18

Friends of Fauquier County man found dead express shock

BEALETON, Va. --- Friends and acquaintances of a 22-year-old Fauquier County man who was found shot to death along with his father in their Bealeton home expressed shock on Monday.The Sheriff’s Office is still looking for more information regarding the incident that ended in the shooting deaths of 6


DNA analysis leads detectives to suspect in armed robbery, shooting at Md. liquor store

On March 21, a man went into a liquor store on Crain Highway in Bel Alton and pulled a gun on the clerk. After demanding money, the man shot the clerk in the arm, according to a statement from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office.


Stafford man accused of killing his wife after Marine Corps ball

Authorities have searched the Stafford County home of a man accused of killing his wife earlier this month following a Marine Corps event in Arlington County earlier this month, court records show.Rodolfo Rivera Valencia, 24, is charged with murder in connection with the Nov. 3 death of his wife, 20


Officials seek volunteers for Woodbridge cleanups

The events will be hosted by Prince William Soil and Water Conservation District (PWSWCD), the Prince William County Department of Parks and Recreation and Tourism, the Public Works Department, Woodbridge District Supervisor’s Office, and Keep Prince William Beautiful (KPWB), according to a release


VIDEO: Police in Waldorf Investigating Burglary | Southern Maryland News Net

Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online ator by using the P3Intel mobile app, which can be found in the Android Store and Apple store by searching P3tips. For m


Woman allegedly staged deaths of sister, mom as murder-suicide

Megan Hargan, 34, was arrested Friday in Monongalia County, West Virginia, for allegedly killing her mother, 63-year-old Pamela Hargan, and her sister, 23-year-old Helen Hargan, in a jealous rage,news station WUSA reported.


19-year-old killed when car hit utility pole, caught fire in St. Charles County overnight

Around 12:15 a.m. Monday, a 2007 Mazda 3 was traveling southbound on Highway 79 at Interstate 70 when it went off the side of the road, hit a utility pole and caught fire.