Aleksandra Bush is a reporter at FOX8 News. She joined WGHP after working as a multimedia journalist in Bryan-College Station, Texas. She has covered everything from plane crashes, capital murder trials, campus carry, flooding and features.

Before moving to Aggieland, Aleksandra was an Associate Booker for a Chicago talk show called Windy City LIVE on ABC. There, she began as an intern and worked her way up the ranks. During that time, Aleksandra also freelance wrote for multiple Modern Luxury publications, where she was able to interview stars like Shailene Woodley and entertainment journalist Giuliana Rancic.

Aleksandra has a degree in Journalism and Media Cinema Studies from DePaul University in Chicago.

When she’s not running around trying to get the latest story, you’ll find her running around training for her next marathon, finding a new furry friend and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows.

Recent Articles
  • ‘If I knew I couldn’t vote, I wouldn’t have voted’: Felon faces up to 2 years in prison for voting

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A Triad man says he could go to prison for voting. Anthony Haith is a husband and father. He has two jobs. He thought he was doing something good when he voted in the 2016 presidential election. “I wanted to make a difference in our community and get someone better in office,” Haith said. Haith spent two months in prison more than 10 years ago on drug charges. Now he faces up to two years behind […]

  • Downtown Greensboro entertainment center says parking deck could put them out of business

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — An entertainment space in downtown Greensboro says it will go out of business if the design of a planned parking deck behind their building does not change. Cone Denim Entertainment Center owners told FOX8 that what is planned for the February One Place parking deck doesn’t give them enough space to get performers and their equipment in and out of the building. It’s also a fire hazard. The city has been working on two proposed parking decks […]

  • Greensboro police investigating after more than 30 shots fired at apartment complex

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are looking for answers in an overnight shooting that left multiple cars damaged and one person in the hospital. Police were called to Ridgewood Apartments on Montrose Street around 2:30 a.m. Monday. They say someone or several people fired more than 30 gunshots in the parking lot. “It was like, ‘Boom boom boom,’” said Karoll Rivers, a resident at the complex. “It was like a bomb.” Police say one person was grazed by three bullets, […]

  • Multiple businesses in Greensboro burglarized by suspect who throws object at window

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro police are investigating a string of burglaries and say someone has been throwing things like rocks and bricks to get into multiple businesses on Golden Gate Drive and at Revolution Mill. Someone attempted to break into Greensboro Family Pharmacy, Melt Kitchen and Bar and successfully made their way into VIP Nails and Reef Architects sometime Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning. “I found a big block on the floor of my establishment and I found my […]

  • Greensboro police checking on the homeless as cold weather rolls in

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — With the temperatures dropping, Greensboro police officers are making more frequent stops to check in on homeless people in our area. We rode along with police as they visited two homeless camps near downtown on Thursday. Officer Larry Roberts has worked as a community resource officer for four years and part of his job is visiting the camps. “I get their names, talk to them, see who they are so we get on a first name basis,” […]

  • Job fair held for Cone Denim White Oak Plant employees

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Employees at the Cone Denim White Oak Plant in Greensboro will be out of a job by the end of the month. The plant is closing Dec. 31 after being in Greensboro for more than 110 years. Nearly 200 people will lose their jobs. Today, some of those people attended a job fair put on to help them with the transition. We spoke with some of the employees. They still can’t believe the plant is closing. “I […]

  • Greensboro mom says her son sentenced to life in prison in Kuwait

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro mom is turning to the public to help bring her son home from Kuwait. He’s not serving overseas. She says he is serving life in prison for a crime he did not commit. Jermaine Rogers, a disabled veteran, father of five and graduate of Cummings High School in Burlington, is facing drug charges. We reached out to the U.S. Department of State who told us via email, “The Criminal Court had sentenced him to death […]

  • Rockingham County family offers $10,000 reward for help finding killer

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — It has been nearly one year since someone shot and killed Calvin Jerome “CJ” Simpson II in Reidsville. The case is still unsolved. The Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office says someone knocked on Simpson’s door on Northfork Drive, shot him and took off last Christmas Eve. “To wake up on Christmas Eve to find out your loved one is no longer with you, that is the toughest thing I have ever experienced in my life,” said Calvin […]

  • Alamance-Burlington School System adding longer stop arms to some of its buses

    ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — The Alamance-Burlington School System is working to keep kids safe as they get on and off buses. During a day count last year, 24 drivers passed school buses during pick-up or drop off. Al Smith, the transportation director for the school system, says that number has remained steady for the last few years, but he’s not giving up. “Theoretically we risk losing the life of 3,100 kids every day at a bus stop, because of people […]

  • Gun Stoppers helps Greensboro police get 33 illegal guns off the streets

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police say a program started earlier this year to curb violent crime in the city has been successful so far. The program, called Gun Stoppers, was created with the help of Guilford County Crime Stoppers about 10 months ago. It offers a minimum of $250 to people who call in a tip about an illegal gun and that tips leads to an arrest or confiscation. Greensboro police and the Guilford County Crime Stoppers celebrated the program’s […]

  • ‘If you can’t beat them, join them’: Local store owners sell products online

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Cyber Monday is wrapping up the busiest shopping weekend of the year Monday night. Many local stores can’t complete with places like Amazon and they aren’t offering huge discounts like chains are, but some are trying their best to keep up with them by creating online stores. Blythe Barton is the owner of Polliwogs, a children’s store in Greensboro. It has an online store. “I love having this little piece of real estate here in Greensboro but […]

  • Greensboro family says burglars came by house three nights in a row

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A Greensboro family spent their Thanksgiving filing police reports, changing their locks and searching for answers after they say burglars came to their house the last three nights in a row. It happened on Hamden Drive in the New Irving Park neighborhood. People who live in that area said cars were broken into in at least three properties in the last few days, but it is one house that is being singled out. Ramine Ettefagh says his […]