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Prince William County

Fears That Children Will "Slip Back Into the Shadows"

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 05.27.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Like many educators, Craig Gfeller doesn't like every provision in federal education law. But as principal of a high-poverty school in the exurbs of Washington, D.C., he considers a couple of them critical for his students.

'East Coast Rapist' Suspect Makes Disturbing Disclosure

AP | Posted 01.17.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The accused East Coast Rapist says he doesn't know why he couldn't stop attacking women for nearly two decades. "They were objects," Aa...

Marijuana Distribution Disrupted

News & Messenger | Amanda Stewart | Posted 12.18.2012 | DC

LAKE RIDGE, Va. -- Detectives from the Prince William County police department's street crimes unit made two arrests Tuesday as part of a narcotics in...

Teen's Creative High School Dance Proposal Prompts Federal Probe

Posted 09.21.2012 | Education

It’s not every day a high school dance invitation prompts a federal investigation, but such was the case last week at Patriot High School in Nokesvi...

Manassas Residents Tear Into Hometown In Trendy Twitter Rant

Posted 03.26.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For some reason in the magical world of Twitter, #welcometomanassas was trending in the D.C. region for a time on Monday. What could ...

Thousands Of D.C. Students Suspended Before They Can Spell

The Washington Post | Donna St. George | Posted 04.14.2012 | Education

Thousands of elementary students were suspended from public schools last year in Washington and its suburbs, some of them so young that they were lear...

East Coast Rape Suspect Arraigned In Virginia

AP | MATTHEW BARAKAT | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

MANASSAS, Va. — A Connecticut man who police believe is responsible for a series of sexual assaults along the East Coast over more than a decade...

Alleged East Coast Rapist Heading To Virginia?


NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Connecticut prosecutors will try to send a man suspected in rape cases along the East Coast to face trial first in Virginia, ...

5 Charged In Va. Halloween Candy Theft

AP | Posted 01.05.2012 | DC

DALE CITY, Va. -- Police in Virginia say five teenagers have been charged with beating two youngsters who wouldn't hand over their Halloween candy. P...

Under the Microscope: One County's $3 Million Dollar Immigration Experiment

Afton Branche | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Afton Branche

"The Hispanic businesses and malls are empty. You used to see 100 people at the shopping center, and after the resolution, you'd see five. You notice...

Motivated Millennials On The Ground In VA

Josh Chernila | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Chernila

It's so close in Virginia that it's now all about the ground game. The idea is simply to recruit volunteers to work in key regions to drive turnout for Obama. The focus is on seven key counties.