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Monster Floats Take Over Market Street in Reston

RESTON, VA (WUSA)-- Angie Goff reports move over Macy's parade, Reston is blowin' it up this year when it comes to the annual holiday street show.

WATCH: Mr. Potato Head Towers Over Reston

Enormous floats including Bob the Builder, The Magic School Bus and a hot rod car towered over Market Street at the Reston Town Center. The annual Reston Holiday Parade happens the day after Thanksgiving. Mix 107.3's Carson announced the floats and performers. 

Dulles Airport Travelers on Thanksgiving Journey

Diana White, of Springfield, VA, and her son, Matthew White, are headed to Mexico City for this year’s Thanksgiving holiday. As we all waited in line for security (which shockingly took less than 10 minutes), I overheard Diana say, “Wow, this isn’t so bad.” I pulled the pair aside once we made it through security to see how their travel was going so far, the day before the busiest travel day of the year. Watch the video above to hear their tips on a speedy security process and their thoughts on the new TSA body scanners. Before you head to the airport this year, check out TSA's helpful holiday travel tips and what to expect with pat-downs.

Two Fires Attributed to Woodstoves; Fire Marshal Urges Safety Precautions

From the County of Loudoun: 

Cheapest Gas Price in Sterling

According to AAA, the cheapest gas in Sterling is $2.869 a gallon at Dulles Shell. This gas station is located at 900 Sully Road in Sterling, VA.

LCSO Alerts Residents about E-mail Scam

From Loudoun County Sheriff's Office:

Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reminds computer users to secure their passwords and update anti-virus and anti-spyware programs after the agency received several complaints from residents whose e-mail accounts were hijacked as part of a scam.  

Several Loudouners reported that their e-mail accounts were used by an outside party to send e-mails requesting money to their own contacts and address books. In most cases the fraudulent e-mail states that the victim was on vacation in London (or other overseas location), and was either robbed or had their hotel room burglarized, and requested that a sum of money (varying from $1000.00 to $2500.00) be wired to a recipient in London (or other overseas location) so that the victim can get home to the US. Most of the e-mails are listed as subject: “I Need Your Help Urgently..” or “Stranded in The UK..”. 

Fifth Suspect Turns Self Over to LCSO in Connection with Friday Night Stabbing in Sterling

From Loudoun Sheriff:

Loudoun County, VA: A fifth suspect in the November 12, 2010 mob assault and stabbing that occurred in Sterling, Virginia has turned himself over to authorities. 

Fredy F. Alfaro, 19, of Reston, Virginia turned himself over to the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office on November 16th. Also charged in the case were Alexander Garcia, 25, and Matias C. Garcia, 20, Manuel O. Rivera, 26, of Herndon, VA and Christopher A. Bryant, 21, of Sterling. All five men were charged with simple assault by mob (misdemeanor) and assault by mob (felony). 

The arrests stem from a November 12, 2010 assault and stabbing that occurred around 11:40 p.m. in the 46900 block of Community Plaza. A 17-year-old male from Sterling and a 20-year-old male from Ashburn were walking in the area when they were approached by several unknown subjects. The subjects began assaulting the two victims and the 17-year-old was stabbed during the assault.  

Gobble Gobble Giveathon Feeds Hundreds This Thanksgiving

CENTERVILLE, VA-- Angie Goff reports generous hearts will fill hundreds of tummies this Thanksgiving thanks to the 1st annual Gobble Gobble Giveathon.

Volunteers with Work It Girl Networking hosted the canned food drive that filled the carts at Velocity Five locations across Virginia. People got free sliders and wings for their donation.

Hundreds of cans of food were donated to the Capital Area Food Bank.

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