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Manassas man, 68, charged in death of female roommate

Prince William County Police Department's crime log for Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.

Woman killed in Manassas; man charged with murder

Detectives from the PWC Police Department's Homicide Unit confirmed the identity of the victim killed at a residence located in the 8900 block of Rugby Rd in Manassas on August 10. The victim was identified as Terri Jo HILBRAND, 54, of Manassas. The accused, identified as Dale Andrew WOLFE, has been arrested in connection to the death which stemmed from an altercation inside the residence. The accused and the victim were known to one another.

Comcast expands its fiber optic-based network in Manassas to 1 Gbps

Comcast Business has announced a $1 million plus investment to expand its fiber optic-based network in Manassas. This will reach more than 400 additional businesses and directly benefit hundreds more by making the network more accessible, south of Manassas Battlefield and Interstate 66. The expanded service is "capable of delivering up to 100 Gigabits-per-second (Gbps) of network capacity," according to the Comcast news release.

National Night Out on lawn of Manassas Museum tonight, Aug. 7

Tonight, Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Manassas City Police Department will be hosting its annual family-friendly National Night Out event from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Manassas Museum, 9101 Prince William Street, Manassas. The event includes demonstrations by first responders, free Museum admission, opportunities to meet City staff and volunteers who help keep residents safe year-round.

Five hurt, two seriously, in chain reaction crash near NOVA’s Sudley Rd. entrance/exit

On July 31 at 5:01 p.m., Prince William County police investigators from the Crash Investigation Unit responded to Sudley Road / Campus Drive intersection at the entrance/exit for Northern Virginia Community College in Manassas (20109) to investigate a single vehicle crash. Five were hurt. The initial investigation revealed that a silver vehicle - attempting to turn onto Sudley Road from Campus Drive - disregarded a stop sign and caused a chain reaction crash, according to the police report.

Helen Sorto Zurita to be honored for community efforts July 28

Helen Sorto Zurita, a leading activist in the Manassas/Prince William community, will be honored on Saturday, July 28, for her leadership in the successful movement that resulted in residents of East End Mobile Home Park in Manassas being able to stay in their homes.

Body transported to medical examiner after discovery in Manassas wooded area

On July 22, 2018 at 4:52PM, Prince William County police officers responded to investigate a body that was located in the 7700 block of Coppermine Dr in Manassas (20109). The caller contacted police after discovering the body in a wooded area while walking back from an area park.

CenterFuse named Outstanding Business of Year at Virginia Main Street Conference

CenterFuse, a co-work space and small business incubator located in Historic Downtown Manassas, took home top honors in the Outstanding Business of the Year category at the recent Virginia Main Street (VMS) Conference in Harrisonburg. CenterFuse is a cooperative/collaborative work space that offers professional services and support to start-up businesses and emerging ventures.

Flagging Sunday morning, July 22, on Balls Ford Rd. in Manassas for train crossing repairs

Flagging will occur along Balls Ford Road in Manassas - Gainesville between Wellington Road and Prince William Parkway (Route 234) Sunday, July 22 from 8 a.m. to noon for repairs to the Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation.

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