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World Spay Day = spaying and neutering for free at Prince William County animal shelter


MANASSAS, Va. (WUSA9) -- The Prince William County Animal Shelter is participating in World Spay Day by offering free spaying and neutering dogs or cats adopted from the shelter on Feb. 25.

Adoption fees still apply, say shelter officials. The shelter will pay for Dale City Animal Hospital, River Oaks Veterinary Clinic and Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Bristow to provide the spay/neuter service. Costs for other items such as pain medication and preventative treatments will have to be paid by the owner, according to shelter officials.

The shelter at 14807 Bristow Road in Manassas will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 25. Adoption lasts until 4:30 p.m.

Officials say World Spay Day is a Humane Society of the United States program, meant to promote spaying and neutering as a way to save the lives of dogs and cats.


Va. man arrested for choking woman


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) -- A man was arrested for choking a a 24-year-old woman on Thursday in a Woodbridge home.

Prince William County Police said they responded to a home located in the 3300 block of Bellflower Ct for a domestic disturbance.

The victim told police an acquaintance, Glenn Smart Kimbrough, 26, and her got into an argument which escalated.

Police said Kimbrough assaulted the victim and choked her. The victim only has minor injuries, according to police.

Kimbrough left the home before the police arrived, police said. Kimbrough went back to the home while police were still there and was arrested.

Kimbrough is being charged with strangulation and domestic assault and battery.

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Va. man arrested for stabbing victim multiple times


WOODBRIDGE, Va. (WUSA9) --A man was arrested Wednesday for stabbing a man multiple times in the upper body at a home in Woodbridge.

Officers responded to a home located in the 13400 block of Greenacre Dr. to investigate a domestic disturbance that happened around 8 a.m., Prince William County Police said.

The victim, a 36-year-old told police, a known acquaintance and him had an argument which escalated.

The acquaintance, 37-year-old Jason Edward Clyburn, grabbed a knife and started stabbing the man multiple times in his upper body, police said.

According to police, another resident of the home called the police.

The victim was taken to the hospital and has non-life threatening injuries.

Clyburn was arrested and charged with malicious wounding.

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ENJOY FREE DELIVERY on VALENTINE’s DAY from OCCASIONALLY CAKE

ENJOY FREE DELIVERY on VALENTINE’s DAY from OCCASIONALLY CAKE

On Fri., Feb. 14, Occasionally Cake of Old Town Alexandria is offering FREE delivery of their Valentine’s Day sweets to anyone purchasing $30 or more, limited to a 20-mile radius from the Old Town Alexandria and Mount Vernon stores. This is a $25 value. You must order and pay in full before February 14th to receive FREE delivery. Call 703-780-2253 to order or visit www.occasionallycake.com for more information.

Occasionally Cake is offering four Valentine’s Day specials, including:

2 dead in Prince William County crash

TRIANGLE, Va. (WUSA9) -- Two people died in a crash on Interstate 95 in Prince William County on Thursday.

At 9:48 a.m. Thursday, Virginia State Police were called to the scene of a two-vehicle crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 95 at Exit 150 in Prince William County.

Police say two people were killed in the crash involving a tractor-trailer and a car.

A Ford Focus was in the far left lane when it lost control police say. The vehicle was hit by a flatbed tractor-trailer that was driving in the center lane.

Police say the vehicle and the truck collided causing both vehicles to end up in the left shoulder of the road and hit a Honda Accord.

The Ford Focus and the truck continued onto the left shoulder of the road and glided into a jersey wall. According to police, both of the vehicles traveled about 150 feet more and were stopped by a guardrail.

SUE LHOTKA: Well-Respected TRASH LADY RETIRES FROM CITY Of MANASSAS

SUE LHOTKA: Well-Respected TRASH LADY RETIRES FROM CITY Of MANASSAS

 

Susan E. Lhotka has been the City of Manassas refuse and recycling coordinator since 1995 and assisted with the management and oversight of solid waste management programs for Manassas including the residential refuse and recycling contracts. Lhotka is retiring this month after 18 years of service to the City of Manassas, Va.  For details, go to www.manassascity.org or call 703-257-8276.

Police: patient sexually assaulted at Va. health center

DUMFRIES, Va. (WUSA9) -- A 44-year-old man has been charged for a sexual assault against a patient at a health center in Dumfries.

Forty-four-year-old Robert Edward MacDonnell of Purcellville, Va. is charged with object sexual penetration, say Prince William County police.

MacDonnell, who is an occupational therapist, is accused of sexually assaulting a 21-year-old female patient at the Dumfries Health Center. Police say the woman was assaulted at least once while in his care in September 2012.

MacDonnell was arrested on Jan. 31st and is being held without bond, according to police.

The health center, located at 3700 Fettler Park Dr. in Dumfires, is "a family clinic of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital which serves the communities of Dumfries, Woodbridge, Lake Ridge and other areas south of the Occoquan River, as well as the southern parts of Burke, Fairfax Station, Clifton and Springfield," according to the FBCH website.