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Employee at Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café Contracts Hepatitis A

Employee at Gainesville Tropical Smoothie Café Contracts Hepatitis A

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

An employee at the Tropical Smoothie Café in Gainesville has contracted hepatitis A, and health officials are increasing their warning about those who consumed any food at Virginia Tropical Smoothie Cafés over the past month.

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Patriot HS Celebrates Citizen’s Patriot Honor Ride for Veterans

Patriot HS Celebrates Citizen’s Patriot Honor Ride for Veterans

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

The Patriot High School community gave a warm welcome to Bristow resident Col. Gary West who is participating in a 2,500-mile Patriot Honor Ride bike tour to honor the U.S. military’s fallen heroes, disabled soldiers and their families.

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Domestic Dispute Leads to Armed Standoff in Haymarket

Domestic Dispute Leads to Armed Standoff in Haymarket

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following a brief standoff, Haymarket and Prince William Police charged Trevor Davidson of Haymarket with abduction, strangulation and domestic assault and battery.

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Shots Fire Into Nokesville Home

Shots Fire Into Nokesville Home

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police officers responded to a residence in the 12900 block of Fleetwood Drive in Nokesville, Monday after 8 a.m., to investigate a report of destruction of property.

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PWCS Will Not Be Mailing Bus Assignments This year

PWCS Will Not Be Mailing Bus Assignments This year

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools have announced that the school division will not be mailing student bus assignments this 2016-17 school year.

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Haymarket Resident Encounters Large Group Using His Pool

Haymarket Resident Encounters Large Group Using His Pool

| August 23, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police investigated a home invasion, which occurred in the 5100 block of Bonnie Brae Farm Drive in Haymarket 1:47 a.m. Aug. 21.

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UPDATED: VA Dept of Health Links Hepatitis A Cases to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

UPDATED: VA Dept of Health Links Hepatitis A Cases to Tropical Smoothie Cafe

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Health is investigating multiple cases of hepatitis A and has identified a potential connection with strawberry smoothies from Tropical Smoothie Café.

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Former Church Youth Director Charged with Inappropriate Contact with 16-Year-Old

Former Church Youth Director Charged with Inappropriate Contact with 16-Year-Old

| August 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Special Victims Unit of the Prince William Police Department arrested Derrick Ryan Trump, 28, of Centreville on charges of indecent liberties by a custodian.

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Bristow Montessori Delivers True Montessori Experience

Bristow Montessori Delivers True Montessori Experience

| August 21, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Bristow Montessori School has delivered a true Montessori education to its students for the past five years.

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Prince William Crime Solvers Accepting Anonymous Tips via Web or Smartphone

Prince William Crime Solvers Accepting Anonymous Tips via Web or Smartphone

| August 19, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Crime Solvers has launched the next-generation of anonymous tipline services for residents, businesses and visitors to Prince William County.

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PWCS Advertises Acting Brentsville School Board Position

PWCS Advertises Acting Brentsville School Board Position

| August 18, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Schools is advertising a notice of a public hearing to appoint an acting Prince William County School Board member to represent the Brentsville District.

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Three Women Avoid Potential Robbery at Promenade at Va. Gateway

Three Women Avoid Potential Robbery at Promenade at Va. Gateway

| August 16, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Three women reported that they were approached in the parking lot of the Promenade at Virginia Gateway Aug. 12 by an individual who may have intended to rob them.

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5-Year-Old Killed in I-66 Crash

5-Year-Old Killed in I-66 Crash

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Nayla P.R. Mitchel, 5, of Washington, D.C was killed in a four-vehicle accident, which occurred in the westbound lanes of I-66 in Haymarket 9:07 a.m. Monday.

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UPDATED: Haymarket Police Seek 3 Suspicious Individuals

UPDATED: Haymarket Police Seek 3 Suspicious Individuals

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for three 17-18-year-old white males who were seen acting suspicious early Tuesday morning in the area of Track Court and Southern Crossing.

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Police Check 451 Drivers in Haymarket for DUI

Police Check 451 Drivers in Haymarket for DUI

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police, the Prince William County Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police inspected 451 vehicles at a sobriety checkpoint in the area of Washington Street and Greenhill Crossing Drive Aug. 12.

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Gainesville Doctor Charged in Drug Sting

Gainesville Doctor Charged in Drug Sting

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following a 10-month, multi-department investigation, “Breaking Bars,” Police charged Gainesville psychiatrist Dr. Craig Charles Krause with distribution of narcotics, money laundering and a weapons charge.

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1 Confirmed Dead in I-66 Crash

1 Confirmed Dead in I-66 Crash

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash in the westbound lanes of I-66 between the Route 29 and Route 15 exit.

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Police Arrest Fourth Suspect in Gainesville Robbery

Police Arrest Fourth Suspect in Gainesville Robbery

| August 15, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Street Crimes arrested the fourth suspect in the July 17 robbery, which occurred in the area of Tackhouse Court and Tackhouse Loop in Gainesville.

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Excessive Heat Warning Continues Sunday

Excessive Heat Warning Continues Sunday

| August 14, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the area from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.

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NWS Issues Excessive Heat Warning for Saturday

NWS Issues Excessive Heat Warning for Saturday

| August 13, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the area from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

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PW Police Begin Body Camera Test Next Week

PW Police Begin Body Camera Test Next Week

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police will begin a 60-day field test of body-worn cameras next week.

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Police Seek Suspect in Wireless Store Burglary

Police Seek Suspect in Wireless Store Burglary

| August 12, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are looking for the individual who stole money from the Cricket Wireless store, located at 7861 Sudley Road in Manassas, 11:17 p.m. Aug. 8.

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VDOT Closes I-66 Lanes Thursday Night

VDOT Closes I-66 Lanes Thursday Night

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced there will be single-lane closures on eastbound I-66 at Route 15 will beginning 8 p.m Thursday.

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Haymarket Police Seek 3 Suspicious Individuals

Haymarket Police Seek 3 Suspicious Individuals

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Haymarket Police are asking residents to be on the lookout for three 17-18-year-old white males who were seen acting suspicious early Tuesday morning in the area of Track Court and Southern Crossing.

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Trenum Talks Replacement, School Board Proceedures at Town Hall Meeting

Trenum Talks Replacement, School Board Proceedures at Town Hall Meeting

| August 11, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education, News

About 65 residents heard Brentsville District School Board Representative Gil Trenum speak about his deployment to Africa as a Naval Reservist and the process of choosing his temporary replacement during the town hall meeting at Marsteller Middle School Tuesday night.

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Prince William County Launches Road Closure App

Prince William County Launches Road Closure App

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | Community

Getting information about road closures in Prince William County just got easier with the launching of a new smartphone, tablet and/or computer app.

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Heat, Storms Return this Weekend

Heat, Storms Return this Weekend

| August 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

While residents have been enjoying lower humidity this week, higher temperatures and humidity return this weekend with the chance of thunderstorms and showers.

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Simons Withdraws Consideration for Brentsville School Board Seat

Simons Withdraws Consideration for Brentsville School Board Seat

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

Gil Trenum has announced that Kim Simons has withdrawn her application to serve as temporary Brentsville school board representative in response to political attacks aimed at her.

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Mail Stolen from Gainesville Home

Mail Stolen from Gainesville Home

| August 8, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a burglary reported to have occurred at a residence located in the 6500 block of Alderwood Way in Gainesville.

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Trenum Holds Town Hall Meeting Tuesday

Trenum Holds Town Hall Meeting Tuesday

| August 7, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Brentsville District School Board Representative Gil Trenum announced that he will hold a town hall-style meeting 7 p.m., Aug. 9 at Marsteller Middle School.

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Man Arrested for Murder of Two Lake Ridge Women

Man Arrested for Murder of Two Lake Ridge Women

| August 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police took a young Woodbridge man into custody, Friday, who they believed murdered two Lake Ridge women: Erica Janelle Hickson, this week, and Lizeth Yadira Lopez, back in April.

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UPDATE: Lake Ridge Woman Found Dead

UPDATE: Lake Ridge Woman Found Dead

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Prince William County Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing, endangered adult, Erica Janelle Hickson.

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Woman Dies in Collision with Tractor-Trailer on Sudley Road

Woman Dies in Collision with Tractor-Trailer on Sudley Road

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Manassas woman died Friday morning when a tractor-trailer collided with an SUV at the intersection of Sudley Road and Coverstone Drive in Manassas.

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Despite Informal Decision, Trenum Asks School Board to Consider his Recommendations

Despite Informal Decision, Trenum Asks School Board to Consider his Recommendations

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Following an informal decision handed down by the office of Attorney General Mark Herring on the replacement of three term Brentsville District Representative Gil Trenum while he serves in the Naval Reserves, Trenum requested his colleagues on the Prince William County School Board choose his proxy from the three individuals he recommended in June.

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Manassas Mall Holds Annual Community Kids Day Fashion Show Saturday

Manassas Mall Holds Annual Community Kids Day Fashion Show Saturday

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Manassas Mall is holding a back-to-school fashion show Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. to highlight the latest trends for kids and teens from some of the mall’s top retailers.

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Another Teen Arrested in Bristow Narcotics Robbery; Police Seek Haymarket Man

Another Teen Arrested in Bristow Narcotics Robbery; Police Seek Haymarket Man

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William Police arrested another 17-year-old male who was involved in the robbery, which occurred in the area of Tackhouse Court and Tackhouse Loop in Gainesville July 17.

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Office of Attorney General Provides Opinion on Trenum’s Replacement

Office of Attorney General Provides Opinion on Trenum’s Replacement

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | Education

The Attorney General’s Office provided an unofficial opinion on filling Gil Trenum’s school board seat, explaining that the Prince William School Board reserves the right to appoint Trenum’s temporary replacement.

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Elected Officials, Veterans Support Trenum in Deployment

Elected Officials, Veterans Support Trenum in Deployment

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County legislators, elected officials and four veterans met for a press conference Thursday to discuss the process of choosing a temporary replacement for Gil Trenum, the Brentsville representative on the school board when he deployed to Africa.

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Nokesville Teen Dies in Motorcycle Crash

Nokesville Teen Dies in Motorcycle Crash

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

A Nokesville teen died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash, Tuesday evening; Nokesville woman was charged with reckless driving.

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Victims Identified in Lomond Dr. Arson-Homicide

Victims Identified in Lomond Dr. Arson-Homicide

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Detectives from the Homicide Unit received confirmation regarding the identity of the second victim involved in the fatal house fire, which occurred on Lomond Drive in Manassas, July 31.

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UPDATED: Car Crashes into Lin’s China Bistro in Bristow

UPDATED: Car Crashes into Lin’s China Bistro in Bristow

| August 3, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police charged Rosanna Jean Crabtree, 66, of Midland, Va. with reckless driving (failing to maintain control) after crashing her car through the window of Lin’s China Bistro in Bristow Wednesday morning.

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Woman Charged with DUI with 3-Year-Old in Car

Woman Charged with DUI with 3-Year-Old in Car

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Haymarket Police arrested a woman July 29 at 11:55 p.m. on multiple charges following a DUI stop, when officers discovered her 3-year-old daughter in the car.

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Catharpin Road to Close this Week

Catharpin Road to Close this Week

| August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Virginia Department of Transportation announced they will close Catharpin Road to through traffic between Route 55 and Legend Drive from 6 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2 to noon Friday, Aug. 5 due to construction activities related to the $65 million project I-66 widening project.

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Police Investigating Homicide after Man Dies from Stab Wound in Manassas

Police Investigating Homicide after Man Dies from Stab Wound in Manassas

| July 30, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police are investigating a double stabbing Saturday at 8:35 a.m. in the 7400 block of Willoughby Lane in Manassas, which left one man dead and a woman seriously injured.

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Comics & Gaming Holds Harry Potter Release Celebration at Midnight

Comics & Gaming Holds Harry Potter Release Celebration at Midnight

Die-hard Harry Potter fans can get their hands on the latest adventure in the Wizarding World, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Parts One and Two,” near midnight Saturday at Comics & Gaming in Gainesville.

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Supervisor Caddigan Advocates for Class Size Reduction Grant

Supervisor Caddigan Advocates for Class Size Reduction Grant

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

When the Prince William Board of County Supervisors meet again on Aug. 3, they will vote on whether or not to grant the school board $1 million for class size reduction.

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Two Arrested in Robbery of Bristow Teen

Two Arrested in Robbery of Bristow Teen

| July 29, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

Prince William County Police arrested Eric Sims Walker, 27, and a 17-year-old Gainesville male July 28 on charges of robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony in connection with a failed narcotics transaction.

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UPDATED:  Thunderstorm Watch Cancelled, Flash Flood Watch until Friday Morning

UPDATED: Thunderstorm Watch Cancelled, Flash Flood Watch until Friday Morning

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Weather

The National Weather Service is warning residents of some severe weather that may impact the coverage area beginning Thursday afternoon.

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UPDATED: PWC, Haymarket Police Departments Don’t Solicit Donations

UPDATED: PWC, Haymarket Police Departments Don’t Solicit Donations

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The Haymarket Police warns that someone is making fraudulent telephone calls soliciting donations, claiming to be from the department.

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UPDATED: Kingsbrooke Townhouse Fire Displaces Families

UPDATED: Kingsbrooke Townhouse Fire Displaces Families

| July 27, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

The community is coming together to help families affected by townhouse fire with a GoFundMe page and clothing drive.

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