InFive: Casino robbery sentencing, sneaker art and a sportsplex for Prince William County?

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5. Sportsplex agreement?

The Prince William Board of County Supervisors is considering entering into an agreement with a developer to construct a multimillion dollar athletics facility that would feature an indoor pool, a hydraulic running track and hard-surface courts for basketball, volleyball and pickleball.

4. Fatal I-95 crash

A tractor-trailer driver died early Wednesday after suffering an apparent medical emergency and crashing on Interstate 95 in Stafford County.

3. Sunny day

It will be a warm and sunny day with highs near 76 degrees. Click here for your forecast by ZIP code.

2. Casino robbery sentencing

A Prince William County judge on Oct. 6 sentenced a Washington, D.C., man to 98 years in prison with 45 suspended in the attempted murder and robbery of a casino winner who was followed from MGM National Harbor to his Dale City home in December 2019.

1. No backing out

A federal judge has prevented landowners who sold their property to make way for the PW Digital Gateway data center project from backing out of the agreement, ruling that their efforts to sever the contract were illegitimate and would likely impede the plan’s approval process. 


Falls Church artist Andy Yoder’s well-traveled exhibit “Overboard” will take up residence at Tysons Corner Center starting this Friday. Overboard features more than 250 “sneakers” that Yoder sculpted out of discarded materials from recycling bins. Click here for details and more information.

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