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London Man Arrested for Allegedly Smuggling Cocaine Statues

From the U.S. Department of Homeland Security:

STERLING, Va. — Stephen James Ingle, 47, of London, United Kingdom, was arrested at Washington-Dulles International Airport on Oct. 13, after Customs and Border Protection officers allegedly discovered two pounds of cocaine concealed in a leather shoulder bag and an unknown amount of cocaine concealed inside two ceramic religious statues.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agents arrested Ingle on narcotics charges, and Ingle will make an appearance on Oct. 20 for a preliminary hearing in the Alexandria federal courthouse.

“This arrest is a prime example of how Customs and Border Protection relies heavily on officer training and intuition as well as advanced technology to stop suspected illicit narcotics at our nation’s ports of entry,” said Christopher Hess, CBP Port Director for the Port of Washington.

Parenting Trend: Make Your Own Baby Food

STERLING, VA (WUSA)-- Peggy Fox reports there's a growing trend amongst parents: making your own baby food.  

VIDEO: How to make your own baby food

At Cookology at the Dulles Town Center, Chef Katie Reineberger shows expecting moms and inexperienced cooks including WUSA's Angie Goff how easy it is to make and store your own baby food. Another mom-to-be, Monica who was also taking the class says she hopes making her own food will 'make me bond with my baby.'

The 'Dog Whisperer' Comes To Washington

WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA)-- Oh My GOFF! Angie Goff reports on Cesar Millan's visit to D.C., Crave's celebration of D.C.'s business women, and an area high school's sweet way to fight cancer.

Parents save 70% on clothes, toys, furniture at consignment expo

LOUDOUN, VIRGINIA (WUSA)-- Angie Goff finds out how parents and moms-to-be can save big this weekend on kids and baby goods and clothes.

VIDEO: Angie with big deals at JBF Sale

Susan Gill of 'Just Between Friends' says families will find great deals on more than 40,000 new and gently used items at this Fall's big consignment extravaganza.

Consignors price and tag their own goods and earn up to 70% and shoppers save big. Gill showed us a brand new Baby Gap velvet dress that only cost $6. In addition to clothing, shoppers will find DVDs, toys and furniture to outfit the home. 

Leesburg Business Incubator Gains County Support

Loudoun County pledges $100,000 over three years to help underwrite operational costs for new Mason Enterprise Center in Leesburg

GOP 'Pledge' Makes Closing Argument To Voters

STERLING, Va. (AP) -- Pushing toward big gains on Nov. 2, House Republicans promised to end a slew of Democratic policies and restore Americans' trust in government as they rolled out a campaign manifesto designed to show they're listening to an angry public and are focused on creating jobs.

"The land of opportunity has become the land of shrinking prosperity ... Our government has failed us," Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California declared. "We will take back our country. We will restore for a better future. This is our pledge to you."

At a hardware store in suburban Washington, senior House Republicans in shirt sleeves showed off the 21-page document they say would guide them should they gain a majority of seats in the midterm balloting five weeks away.

Custom Chopper Signed By Obama To Be Auctioned

WASHINGTON (AP) - A custom-designed motorcycle signed by President Barack Obama will be auctioned in Las Vegas to support military families.

The United States Army Chopper bearing Obama's signature, along with autographs from Vice President Joe Biden and national security adviser James Jones, will be auctioned by Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. on September 23-25 to benefit the Fisher House Foundation.

The foundation builds houses around the country and donates them to the government to provide free housing to military families who have someone being treated at a military or Veterans Affairs hospital. There are 49 Fisher Houses on the grounds of military and VA medical centers.

The motorcycle, built by Hardcore Choppers of Sterling, Va., was designed to recall 1950s European race cars. It features a six-speed transmission and a 150-horsepower engine.