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Recent Articles
  • Silver Alert for man reported missing out of Winston-Salem canceled

    Update: At the request of the Winston-Salem Police Department, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has canceled the Silver Alert for Ronald Lee Brown Jr. as of 10:45 p.m. Monday.  Prior story At the request of the Winston Salem Police Department, the N.C. Center for Missing Persons has cancelled the Silver Alert for Ronald Lee Brown, Jr. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A Silver Alert has been issued for a man reported missing out of Winston-Salem, according to police. Ronald Lee Brown, 23, […]

  • Vehicle catches fire in hotel parking lot in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A vehicle caught fire in the parking lot of a hotel in High Point on Saturday afternoon. Crews responded to the scene of Hotel NC at 2000 Brentwood St. at about 1:40 p.m. in reference to the incident and quickly had the situation under control. Nobody was hurt. The cause of the fire has not been released. The fire started in the cab of the vehicle, according to police. The owner of the vehicle said he […]

  • North Carolina couple expecting fifth child parodies ‘Moana’ song in funny viral video

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina couple expecting their fifth child has a hilarious new viral video. Danielle and Jon Murray parodied the song “How Far I’ll Go” from the 2016 Walt Disney movie “Moana” for pregnant women. Murray said Danielle is now overdue and not sure when the baby is coming. He said they’ve tried everything to get the baby out. “I wish I could meet this perfect daughter, but I cannot break my water, no matter how hard I […]

  • 1 woman dead after hit-and-run in Randolph County, suspect sought

    LIBERTY, N.C. – A pedestrian has died after a hit-and-run in Randolph County and authorities are looking for the suspect. Diana Lynn Rego-Lockamy, 35, of Asheboro, has been identified as the victim, according to Trooper K.L. Brooks with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Crews were called to Hwy. 49 near U.S. 421 at about 8:30 p.m. Saturday in reference to a report of a pedestrian struck, according to Randolph County 911. The suspect vehicle has been described as a […]

  • Toddler born with part of skull missing defies the odds after NC mom told to get abortion

    A toddler born with a rare brain malformation is defying the odds after doctors suggested his North Carolina mother get an abortion. Jaxon Buell turned 2-and-a-half on Monday. He was born with Microhydranencephaly, a severe abnormality of brain development without a cause that has no cure. Doctors said Jaxon was not expected to live. One doctor said he would not make it past 2 years old, according to father Brandon Buell. “God gave us a child and we strongly believe […]

  • Viral photo shows Greensboro police officer helping woman cross the street

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A viral photo posted to Facebook shows a Greensboro police officer helping a woman cross the street. Greensboro Police Spokeswoman Susan Danielsen posted the image to the Greensboro Police Department Facebook page after she said somebody sent them the photo. Danielsen said the photo was taken Thursday afternoon in the 300 block of West Washington Street by somebody passing by. Danielsen confirmed that the officer was Cpl. M.P. Brown, who said the woman asked if she could […]

  • Vehicle overturns, crashes into Randolph County mobile home

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. – A vehicle crashed into a mobile home in Randolph County on Saturday afternoon, but nobody was hurt, according to authorities. The incident was reported at about 12:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Old Country Farm Road. The driver of the vehicle reported that a wheel fell off, causing the vehicle to overturn and crash into the home. Highway patrol is investigating the incident and EMS also responded, although no injuries were reported. Both the home […]

  • 1 dead, 6 taken to the hospital after wreck on I-85 in Davidson County

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. – One person is dead and six others were taken to hospitals after a crash on Interstate 85 in Davidson County on Sunday. Three vehicles were involved in the wreck on I-85 near mile marker 89, just south of Old Linwood Road in Davidson County on Sunday afternoon. Authorities have not released the names of the victims. Sgt. Comer with Highway Patrol said a pickup truck was traveling southbound on Interstate 85 and crossed into a northbound […]

  • Atlanta Falcons cheerleader from Randolph County excited for the Super Bowl

    HOUSTON – A 23-year-old woman from Trinity is currently in Houston for Super Bowl LI as an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader. Katy Ezzell graduated from East Carolina University in 2015 and became a Falcons cheerleader after auditioning in college. Ezzell arrived in Houston on Friday and said it has been non-stop “appearances, welcoming parties and promos.” Her family is also there to share the experience. “The energy is awesome, Houston is electric,” she told FOX8. “I’m so blessed to be a […]

  • Bride in T-rex costume surprises groom during NC wedding shoot

    BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. – A bride dressed as a Tyrannosaurus rex to surprise her soon-to-be-husband during a North Carolina wedding shoot. Photographer Jon Murray posted a video of the special moment to Facebook on Monday, which has been watched nearly 3,000,000 times. Murray told FOX8 that he filmed the video on Nov. 5th on Bald Head Island in Brunswick County. “I’ve done a lot of first looks and none compare to this one,” he said. “The groom was definitely […]

  • New museum exhibit showcases Cheerwine’s history in honor of the NC drink’s 100th birthday

    SALISBURY, N.C. — A new exhibit at the Rowan Museum in Salisbury commemorates the 100th anniversary of Cheerwine. The Cheerwine: 100 Years Exhibit opens at 1 p.m. Sunday at 202 North Main St. and documents the family business’ evolution through the years. It is free and open to the public and will be displayed until the end of the year. Exhibit hours are from 1 to 4 p.m. Various Cheerwine photos, artifacts and memorabilia will be on display. Organizers have […]

  • Reidsville man catches massive 800-pound bluefin tuna

    MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. – A Reidsville fisherman recently caught a massive 800-pound bluefin tuna, the biggest catch of his life. Tommy Adkins told FOX8 that he caught the tuna Wednesday at Radio Island Marina in Morehead City. Adkins said he is a part-time commercial fisherman targeting mainly mahi-mahi, wahoo and Atlantic bluefin tuna for export to Tokyo. He said catching the fish was a battle that lasted more than three hours. Adkins described the tuna as 106 inches long and […]