The State of NoVa: Woodbridge


Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Extend Metro to Centreville, Woodbridge and Ft. Belvoir? Connolly and Moran put idea on table

Reps. Connolly and Moran want transit in projected growth areas

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Centreville, Woodbridge, Fairfax County, Prince William County, Traffic | Tags:  Metro, Gerry Connolly, Jim Moran, Centreville, Va., Fort Belvoir, Va., Woodbridge, Va.

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012

Homeless for two years, James Allison wrote poetry in his truck, and now publishes “Dark Waters”

And now his first volume, “Dark Waters,” is published

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 12/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Social Services | Tags:  James Allison, Dark Waters, homelessness, Rick Conte

Posted at 01:43 AM ET, 10/22/2012

Hey hockey fans! Prince William has high quality hockey in Capitals’ absence (but no beer) (yet)

Hockey fans can visit the newly rebuilt Prince William Ice Center in Woodbridge for junior-league play.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:43 AM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Sports, Prince William County | Tags:  Potomac Patriots, Prince Wiliam Ice Center, NHL lockout, EJHL-South, Cross Ice Feed

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Husband of Bobbie Bosworth, Springfield Mall abduction victim, settles suit for $2.5 million

Bobbie Bosworth was taken from the mall in 2008, driven to Woodbridge and then died in a car accident.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Springfield, Woodbridge, Crime, Courts | Tags:  Bobbie Bosworth, Springfield Mall, PDQ Mart

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 06/07/2012

The Springfield Mall abduction and death of Bobbie Bosworth: The rest of the story (part 1)

The crime — snatched at gunpoint from a mall parking lot — horrified the region. Now, the rest of the story emerges.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:28 AM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Springfield, Woodbridge, Crime, Courts | Tags:  Bobbie Bosworth, Springfield Mall, Vornado Realty Trust, Securitas Corp., PDQ Mart

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/20/2012

Woodbridge pizzeria robbed by gunman in Kiss mask — but Paul Stanley?

He robbed as “the Starchild,” not as Ace Frehley or Gene Simmons. Who could keep a straight face?

By Tom Jackman  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Woodbridge, Crime | Tags:  Paul Stanley robber mask, Kiss

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

Woodbridge flood cleanup slowed by red tape

Three weeks after the flood at the Holly Acres mobile home park in Woodbridge, one contractor’s offer to clean up the damaged site has been rejected because he doesn’t have the right type of license.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge | Tags:  NoVa flood, Virginia

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/21/2011

74 Woodbridge flood victims remain at shelter

Nearly two weeks after the Holly Acres mobile home park was swamped by Tropical Storm Lee, dozens of people are still staying in the First Mount Zion Baptist Church. You can help.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge | Tags:  NoVa flood, Virginia

Posted at 09:58 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Scenes from NoVa’s devastating flood

Residents in Huntington, in Fairfax County, and Woodbridge in Prince William County appeared to suffer the brunt of the floods, which killed three people in Northern Virginia.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:58 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Woodbridge, Fairfax County | Tags:  NoVa flood, Virginia

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Woodbridge commuter lot closes, but handy map found

A Woodbridge church parking lot, intended to fill the need after 750 commuter parking spots vanished from Potomac Mills, is not being used and is also closing.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Traffic | Tags:  Commuting, Virginia

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Man arrested in adult store with sex doll is Army officer

Capt. Justin Dale Little Jim, 28, was arrested at MVC Late Night early Tuesday after allegedly breaking in, stealing some items, and then returning for seconds.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:10 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Crime | Tags:  Justin Little Jim, Virginia

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 06/21/2011

Fairfax Beltway sex case: The rest of the story

Did Salem Trad really have sex on the Beltway at 85 miles per hour, and then drunkenly crash into cabdriver Abdu Omar? Here’s the full story.

By Tom Jackman  |  07:32 PM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Fairfax County | Tags:  Beltway sex case, Salem Trad, Abdu Omar, Virginia

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Woodbridge Middle School announces Usher show, doesn’t tell Usher

Woodbridge Middle School decided to celebrate its naming as a Prince William County School of Excellence with a day-long pep rally headlined by Usher. But nobody told Usher, and he didn’t show.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge, Schools | Tags:  Usher, Woodbridge Middle School, Virginia

Posted at 05:50 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Woodbridge car salesman wins $1 million, quits job

A Woodbridge car salesman hit his five lucky numbers ten times in one day, for a jackpot of $1 million. He decided then to leave his job as a car salesman.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:50 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Woodbridge | Tags:  Lucky numbers, Virginia

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Woodbridge’s Dixie Bones inaccessible? BBQ fans WILL riot (UPDATE: Bones may have to move)

A plan to improve Route 1 in Woodbridge would cut off access to the beloved Dixie Bones barbecue joint. Only barbecue haters would do such a thing.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:00 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Woodbridge | Tags:  Dixie Bones, Barbecue, Virginia