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Family of teen killed by Prince William County police says shooting of their son unnecessary

HAYMARKET, Va. - A Virginia family is finally speaking out about the loss of their 15-year old son after Prince William County police shot and killed him during a standoff at the family's home last Friday. Investigators said an officer was forced to fire his service weapon when the teenager threaten

FOX5DC.COM - 2017-09-19 05:50:00

Police search for missing man in Manassas

A police helicopter and Fairfax County police bloodhound have joined the search for a man who walked away from the Community Service Board facility at 7969 Ashton Ave. in Manassas around 10:30 a.m. this morning. Mohsan Mahmood, 31, may be in need of assistance that qualifies him as endangered. Mahmo

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 18:43:00

Man Assaults Cop In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA - A man is being held without bond after assaulting one officer and trying to assault another Thursday in the 8000 block of Counselor Road, according to Prince William County Police. William Patrick Brown, 25, of the aforementioned address, was charged with two counts of assault and bat

PATCH - 2017-09-19 12:10:48

Fatal single vehicle crash caused by medical emergency

One woman is dead following a crash on Sept. 18 in McLean. Fairfax County police officers say they responded to the westbound lanes of Leesburg Pike near the Dulles Toll Road around 6:15 a.m. Once on the scene, they say they located a 2014 Kia Optima. The driver, 75-year-old Shirley Lee Corum, of St

FAIRFAX TIMES - 2017-09-18 19:55:00

Prosecutor: Officer justified in fatal shooting of teen

MANASSAS, Va. (AP) - A prosecutor says a police officer was justified in fatally shooting a 15-year-old boy who was advancing at him with a crowbar. Authorities still have not released the identity of the boy who was shot and killed Friday in Haymarket, a Washington suburb. At a press conference Tue

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-19 15:46:26

POLICE: Haymarket boy fatally shot by officer attacked woman with crowbar

A 15-year-old Haymarket boy who was fatally shot by an officer on Sept. 15 called 911 and calmly said he had a bomb, a knife, a hostage and didn't mind being killed by police, according to Prince William's top prosecutor. When police arrived at the boy's townhouse, they say they saw him striking a w

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 16:19:00

Handley's Wise finds own path in volleyball

WINCHESTER - Handley senior Maggie Wise decided to find her own path when it comes to sports in her family. Her father, Tom, played basketball at Wake Forest, and her two brothers, Gus and Sam, both play for the Judges' varsity basketball team. Maggie Wise also plays her games at Maddex-Omps Gymnasi

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 04:10:10

High school football: This week's games and more... Contest, polls, stats

Riverbend at Colonial Forge, 7 Stonewall Jackson (Manassas) at Brooke Point, 7 North Stafford at Massaponax, 7 Stafford at Mountain View, 7 Caroline at King George, 7 James Monroe at Chancellor, 7 Courtland at Eastern View, 7 Culpeper at Spotsylvania, 7 Colonial Beach at Charles City, 7 Washington &

FREE LANCE-STAR - 2017-09-19 23:57:00

$291,000 grant awarded to battlefield preservation group

STRASBURG - A New Market-based battlefield preservation group will receive a $291,000 state grant, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced during an event celebrating the Fisher's Hill Battlefield on Tuesday. The grant is part of $1 million in matching grants that the Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund i

WINCHESTER STAR - 2017-09-20 04:01:32

In Competitive Mode at Senior Olympics

Photo by Tom Manning/The Connection Leonard Kalkwarf from Springfield throws a Frisbee in the 85-89 age group. He won a gold medal with a throw of 53' 6". Photo by Tom Manning/The Connection Barry Shelkin from Alexandria, with his son Paul Shelkin standing by his side, throws the football in the

CENTRE-VIEW.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Editorial: Voting Every Year, But Always Critical

Every year is Election Year in Virginia, and each year the election matters. This year, all the members of the Virginia House of Delegates are up for reelection, along with statewide races for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General. So many things are at stake. The deadline to register t

CENTRE-VIEW.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Commentary: Playing Fantasy Politics

Some people love to play fantasy football. Almost all of us love to play fantasy politics. Fantasy politics occurs when we become enamored of a candidate because somehow their background fits our ideal and we imbue them with characteristics that we have determined would make for a great chief execut

CENTRE-VIEW.COM - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

UPDATED: U.S. 17 reopens 10 hours after propane tanker crash

U.S. 17 reopened at 11 p.m. Tuesday, 10 hours after a propane tanker overturned near O'Bannon Road. The road was closed much of the day in both directions between Interstate 66 and the 17 spur in Warrenton. State police say a tanker truck carrying propane flipped, injuring the driver, who was taken

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 22:45:00

No strings: School board wants middle school money without supervisors' conditions

The Fauquier County School Board said Monday it will accept the $27.5 million the supervisors offered for a new middle school but can't comply with a list of stipulations the county board set on the funding, including an agreement to renovate Warrenton Middle School. Noting the Constitution of Virgi

FAUQUIER TIMES-DEMOCRAT - 2017-09-19 13:21:00

Rosh Hashanah services this week in Marshall

Piedmont area followers of the Jewish faith are invited to attend religious services at the Marshall Community Center in Fauquier, including High Holiday observances starting Wednesday. The local Jewish faith community recently moved services to the community center to offer better lighting, easier

CULPEPER STAR EXPONENT - 2017-09-19 18:30:00

Year-over-year passenger counts up at airports in July

Passenger counts at Northern Virginia's two major airports posted year-over-year improvements in July, according to new data, and remain on pace to exceed 2016's figures. A total of 4.4 million passengers traveled through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-19 16:00:00

Herndon 'WOW' House: Stunning House For Less Than $400K

HERNDON, VA -- Looking for modern amenities and a surprising amount of space? Look no further than this $395,000 house that just hit the market. It has three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms over 1,630 square feet. It also features a family room with vaulted ceiling and a large master suite.A

PATCH - 2017-09-19 21:00:46

News Supervisors to decide on $14 million animal shelter replacement

WOODBRIDGE - Is a new $14 million animal shelter in the future for Prince William County taxpayers? That is what the county's Board of Supervisors must decide on Tuesday night when they decide which one of four new animals shelters will replace, or improve the existing 45-year-old facility located n

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 09:30:30

Sponsored Post Chick-fil-A Bristow Charity Golf Tournament will benefit Christ In Action, whose volunteers are in Texas helping Hurricane Harvey victims

Currently deployed to southeast Texas to assist Hurricane Harvey victims, Christ In Action is a nonprofit disaster relief, 100 percent volunteer organization, whose mission statement is "Bringing Hope to America's Families" whose communities have been devastated by tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires,

POTOMACLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-18 15:32:35

Man dies in ATV wreck in northern Prince William County

A man died following an ATV wreck Sunday afternoon in Catharpin. David Eric Hensel, 43, died shortly after he was taken to an area hospital, Prince William police spokesperson Officer Nathan Probus said. Hensel was riding a 2004 Suzuki Vinson 500 around 5:36 p.m. when he lost control and the ATV ove

INSIDE NOVA - 2017-09-18 18:30:00