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Masked duo attempts to snatch boy, 10, from Woodbridge bus stop

The victim, a 10-year-old boy, was walking to the bus stop when a masked man approached him from a dark-colored vehicle. During the encounter, the man grabbed the boy without provocation, according to police.

Habitat for Humanity to explain home repairs options at meeting March 8

Residents of Prince William County, Manassas and Manassas Park who demonstrate they need some assistance with necessary repairs to their homes can get the details at a March 8 meeting sponsored by the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity.

Virginia agricultural bureau reports listeria found in cheese in Manassas

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services with a contact from the Virginia Department of Health issued a Feb. 15 news release warning about bacterium found in a cheese sample in Manassas.

VDOT is pretreating roads and preparing for snow in Northern Va. counties

Virginia Department of Transportation crews are aggressively pretreating roads throughout Prince William, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Arlington counties in advance of the heavy snow predicated for tonight. By midnight, almost 4,000 trucks will be staged along interstates, major roads and neighborhood streets

“Does Prince William County have Adequate Mental Health Care?” to be aired at forum

Prince William Committee will delve into a hot-button Virginia issue as to t how adequate and how available mental health care is in Prince William County.

Warrior Buddies: Unconditional love for our nation’s heroes

With proximity to Fort Belvoir and Quantico, Prince William Humane Society embarks on a new "warrior buddies" program that helps homeless dogs to find homes and and wounded veterans to find companion service animals.

Manassas to participate in statewide tornado drill on March 11

Do you know the difference between a tornado watch and a tornado warning? On March 11 at 9:45 a.m. the City of Manassas will participate in the Statewide Tornado Drill –a joint effort of National Weather Service and Virginia Department of Emergency Management.

No burning before 4 p.m. until April 30

Virginia’s 4 p.m. Burning Law goes into effect Feb. 15th – the start of spring fire season. The law prohibits burning before 4 p.m. each day until April 30th if the fire is in, or within 300 feet of, woodland, brushland or fields containing dry grass or other flammable materials.

Pedestrian and Bicycle safety network to be expanded in Woodbridge

Prince William County VA supervisor Frank Principi: "We are all motorists, walkers, or cyclists at one point or another. It’s time we learn to better share the road..We want to eliminate the ‘sidewalks to nowhere’ and increase safety so families are better connected to schools, churches, parks, shopping, and other amenities.”

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