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Aquarium Coming To Woodbridge Center Mall

WOODBRIDGE, NJ — You may have heard the rumors, but now it's confirmed as true: An aquarium will open this fall at the Woodbridge Center Mall. The aquarium is called SeaQuest and they promise a fall 2019 opening at Woodbridge Center, but did not specify a month yet. The companies operates at least n


With help from community, Prince William County police make arrest in fatal hit and run

DUMFRIES, Va. - A tip from a community member helped the Prince William County Police Department solve a fatal hit and run case that occurred in February. Police report Yohance Trim of Triangle, Virginia was driving a 2005 Dodge Caravan when he struck and killed 62-year-old Gregory Sawyer in the are


Driver facing multiple charges in connection to fatal Bowie crash that left 6 dead

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (FOX 5 DC) - A grand jury issued a 12 count indictment against the driver in connection with a fatal Bowie crash that left six dead, including five children, in Bowie in early February, the Prince George’s County State’s Attorney announced Tuesday.


Man Rapes 11-Year-Old Girl in Woodbridge: PWC Police

WOODBRIDGE, VA—Authorities are looking for a man who raped an 11-year-old family member Saturday, April 20, at a home in the 12100 block of Old Salem Court, according to Prince William County Police. Tanes Omar Torres-Romero, 31, of the aforementioned address, is wanted for rape and aggravated sexua


Two people attacked by family dog in Virginia

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Bedford County deputies say the dog responsible for the attack of a mother and daughter has been put down. Deputies say at 2:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a call from the 8800 block of Falling Creek Road from a female reporting that she an


Mother Charged in Route 301 Crash That Killed 5 Children, 1 Adult

The woman driving when a a car crashed killing five children and a 23-year-man in Maryland in February is facing 12 charges, Prince George's County State's Attorney Aisha Braveboy said Tuesday.


April 22 Prince William County high school sports roundup

Bryce King pitched a no-hitter and scored four runs offensively Monday to give the Woodbridge Vikings a 25-0 victory at home over Freedom's baseball team via 10-run mercy rule.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Gov. Hogan says he is considering running against Trump in 2020

MARYLAND - Rumors continue to swirl about whether or not, Gov. Larry Hogan will throw his hat into the presidential ring. Hogan attended a "Politics and Eggs" breakfast in Goffstown. Hogan said he is giving running a serious thought saying there is "a very strong concern for the future of the Republ


Authorities searching for missing Virginia teen

TAZEWELL COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- Authorities in Tazewell County are asking for the public's help in locating a missing teenager. Deputies say Sabrina Nicole Carbough, 15, from Springville, Va. has gone missing.


Accident or murder? Md. millionaire on trial for fiery death of man digging secret tunnels

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) -- A prosecutor says a wealthy stock trader engaged in "extreme risk-taking behavior" before a fire broke out in his Maryland home and killed a man who was helping him dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker.


MVA, region's sheriffs unveil new traffic initiative

To combat the persistent problems of motorists driving distracted and unbuckled, the three Southern Maryland sheriff’s offices have joined forces in a new initiative that aims to correct these behaviors.


In New Hampshire, Hogan denounces Trump behavior, RNC tactics

This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan told reporters in New Hampshire on Tuesday that President Donald Trump faces a difficult re-election race next year becau


School instructional assistant charged with sex offenses

A Waldorf man who worked as an instructional assistant at Mattawoman Middle School has been charged with second-degree rape, three counts of fourth-degree sex offense, stalking and telephone misuse in connection to alleged offenses committed against students at the school.


Virginia funeral home owner pleads guilty to forging death records

DUMFRIES, VA (AP) - A man who owned a Virginia funeral home has pleaded guilty to forging death certificates. News outlets report 33-year-old Shaun Reid pleaded guilty this month to the charges in Maryland, where he’s been banned from performing funeral service work since 2014. He was sentenced to t


Home Burglar Caught In The Act Via Camera In Manassas: Police

MANASSAS, VA—A woman was arrested Monday afternoon, April 22, after being caught burglarizing a home via its security camera in the 8300 block of Leland Road, according to Prince William County Police. Shanice Shantel Yates, 26, of the 7500 block of Tralee Woods Court in Springfield, was charged wit


Man already serving 12 years gets three more months for role in Stafford shootout.

A Spotsylvania County man who is already serving a 12-year sentence in federal prison for his involvement in drug trafficking and illegal gun sales got an additional three months Tuesday for his role in a wild shootout in Stafford County back in early 2016.


Former Middle School Employee Raped, Sexually Assaulted Students

A former employee at a middle school in Charles County, Maryland, was arrested and charged with rape and other sex offenses after two female students came forward. Police took Anthony Tyrone Williams Jr., 23, into custody on Thursday after raiding his home in Waldorf.


Police issue Senior Alert for missing Virginia man

LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va. (WHSV) — The Virginia State Police need your help locating a missing elderly man. Police say Albert Vandegriek, 87, of Sterling, Va. was last seen April 22 around 2 p.m. at Providence Village Drive in Sterling. He was driving a white 2004 Subaru station wagon with VA plates ZJ-23


Traffic Safety Enforcement Campaign Kicks Off In NoVA, DC

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA—As more people begin to use the roads in the spring, a campaign to increase enforcement of traffic safety laws kicked off Tuesday in Northern Virginia, DC and Maryland.