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'Wimpy Kid' Author Meets VA Fans and Tells What's Next

PURCELLVILLE, VA (WUSA)-- Angie Goff reports Jeff Kinney, author of the best-selling children's series, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, visited with hundreds of elated fans in Northern Virginia.

VIDEO: Interview with Jeff Kinney on what's next for 'Wimpy'

PHOTOS: Jeff Kinney's Presentation and Book Signing in VA

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.

Fresh Charge Filed In Mich. Serial Stabbings Probe

FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities in Flint have added a new charge of attempted murder against a man accused of a serial stabbing spree.

Elias Abuelazam now is charged with three murders and six attempted murders in Genesee County, Mich., as well as an attempted murder in Toledo, Ohio.

The new charge filed Tuesday accuses Abuelazam of stabbing Antoine Jackson in Burton, near Flint, on July 12. Police found him rolling around in grass with many wounds.

Fourteen people were stabbed in the Flint area last spring and summer, and five died. Abuelazam is also suspected but not charged in similar attacks in Leesburg, Va.

He's held in jail without bond. Defense lawyer Brian Morley had no comment.

Two Fires Attributed to Woodstoves; Fire Marshal Urges Safety Precautions

From the County of Loudoun: 

Cheapest Gas Price in Leesburg

According to AAA, The cheapest gas in Leesburg is $2.859 a gallon at Saban Khouri & Michael Shell. This gas station is located at 602 East Market Street in Leesburg, 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..”.