– June 12, 2014 7:00 am
A round-up of news headlines from around our area.
Foul odor nauseates Manassas residents – In recent weeks, some neighbors in the City of Manassas have been dealing with a nauseating situation. A foul odor has been coming up through the manhole covers in their community and even into their homes. [WTOP-FM]
32 Tibetan Terriers seized from Prince William Co. home in animal cruelty case–
A prominent D.C. lawyer and dog breeder facing multiple counts of animal cruelty had 32 Tibetan Terriers seized from her home in Prince William County. [WTTG-TV]
Quantico hosts 2nd annual snakehead fishing tourney – AWarm temperatures welcomed more than 70 Marines, wounded warriors and local residents taking on the “Frankenfish” during the 2nd Annual Commander’s Snakehead Fishing Tournament at Marine Corps Base Quantico. [Stafford County Sun]
Former Lorton Prison to House New Residential Development – Fairfax County Board of Supervisors approved a $188 million overhaul of the former Lorton prison site, which closed in 2001, on June 3. A 30-day public comment period has ensued, and if approved, the county plans to transfer parts of the land to the project developers: Alexander Co. and Elm Street Communities. [Correctional News]