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    Is your kid actually hungry, or just craving a snack?

    Kids say they’re hungry all the time, but can you tell the difference between when your child is actually in need of food and when they’re just craving a sweet or salty snack? On Thursday morning, FOX8’s Shannon Smith spoke with Dr. John Skelton with Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center about different ways to help your children eat healthier. While there are many factors at play, Dr. Skelton said one thing that can have a huge impact is knowing when […]

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    Lexington man taken to hospital after being stabbed

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — Police say a Lexington man was taken to the hospital Tuesday night after he was stabbed during an altercation with another man. The assault was reported shortly after 9:15 p.m. Tuesday at 314 East 4th St. When officers arrived, police say they found a George Byron Scott, 59, suffering from stab wounds he received during a physical altercation with another man. Police did not identify the other man. Scott was taken to Lexington Medical Center to be treated […]

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    Gaming system stolen in Burlington assault, robbery

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Police say a victim was assaulted and robbed of a gaming system Wednesday evening in Burlington. The victim told police he was walking on Sharpe Road near Ross Street between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. when two men approached him, pushed him to the ground and threatened to shoot him. Police say the men stole a gaming system and an undisclosed amount of money from the victim before they ran away. They were last seen headed toward Ross […]

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    Papa John’s delivery driver robbed at gunpoint in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police say a pizza delivery driver was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday night in Winston-Salem. The robbery was reported shortly after 6:45 p.m. at a condominium complex at 1980 Crest Hollow Drive. The victim, a Papa John’s delivery driver, told police he was delivering a pizza at the complex when he was robbed by three men. Police say one of the suspects displayed a black handgun before demanding the food the victim was carrying. The suspects ran away with […]

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    Salem Baking Co. in Martha Stewart’s ‘American Made’ contest

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Salem Baking Company out of Winston-Salem has entered Martha Stewart’s “American Made” contest — an online competition that seeks to recognize the best “makers” in the country. The baking company, which is a division of Dewey’s, has been making Moravian sugar cakes, cheese straws, biscuits and other baked goods since 1930. Scott Livengood, the company’s CEO, is stopping by the FOX8 Studios Thursday morning to talk about the contest. To vote, learn more about the contest […]

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    Teacher shot following domestic incident still listed in critical condition

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A teacher that was shot last week following a domestic incident is still listed in critical condition as of Tuesday morning. Last Thursday around 7:45 a.m., police said a man shot his wife following an apparent domestic incident outside the Steeplechase Apartment complex at 1404 Adams Farm Parkway. Laurissa Armstrong, 62, was found in the parking lot suffering from “multiple gunshot wounds.” As of Tuesday morning, Armstrong is still listed in critical condition at Moses Cone Hospital, according to Greensboro […]

  • Carver students return to school after shooting

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Students at Carver High School returned to class for the first time on Tuesday following a shooting incident last week. On Friday, 18-year-old Christopher Lamont Richardson reportedly shot 15-year-old Antwain Porter following a dispute. Carver High Principal Ronald Travis said the victim, who is a football player, is “recovering fine.” Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree said the high school will have an increased police presence on Tuesday. Crisis counselors will also be available if needed. “We will have increased presence — […]

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    Crews find body of 1 of 2 men missing on Lake Norman

    CORNELIUS, N.C. — Crews on Monday night found the body of one of two men who went missing on Lake Norman over the weekend, according to WSOC. WSOC reports the man whose body was found was the 32-year-old who disappeared Saturday after jumping off a boat in the Iredell County portion of the lake. The second man who is still sought reportedly fell off a 150-passenger charter boat around 10:30 p.m. Sunday near the mouth of Davidson Creek. “They had […]

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    Chief Rountree: Carver shooting isolated, all schools safe

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police say they believe Friday’s shooting at Carver High School was an isolated incident that was the result of a dispute, adding that no other students or faculty were targeted. During a news conference on Monday, Winston-Salem Police Chief Barry Rountree said investigators believe the 15-year-old victim was shot by Christopher Lamont Richardson as the result of a dispute between the two. Rountree said he will not discuss the nature of past disputes between victim and suspect, but said […]

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    Man, 84, attacked with baseball bat in Reidsville home invasion

    REIDSVILLE, N.C. — Deputies are searching for two men who assaulted an elderly man with a baseball bat Monday morning during a home invasion in Reidsville. According to the Rockingham County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded just after 6:30 a.m. to a report of an 84-year-old man having been assaulted with a baseball bat at 2179 Lick Fork Creek Road. When they arrived, they found the victim had “numerous injuries consistent with the type of assault described.” He was taken by […]

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    Browns Summit man charged in stabbing

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police say a Browns Summit man has been charged in connection with an assault that occurred late Sunday night in Greensboro. According to police, the stabbing was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. at 3901 North Church St. The victim, 28-year-old Preston Louis Surgeon, told police he was arguing with 31-year-old Stephen Antwuan Bolton when Bolton attacked him with a knife. Surgeon suffered injuries that were not life-threatening as a result of the attack, police said. He was […]

  • 6 tips and 3 recipes for canning summer fruits, veggies

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Chef Jay Pierce with Lucky 32 offered up these recipes to help make your summer fruits and vegetables last. Featured recipes: Peach Preserves Watermelon Rind Pickles Green Tomato Chowchow In addition, Pierce offers the following canning tips: Get a good book to go by — USDA and canning product companies sell books. Determine if your recipe has enough acid to be processed in a boiling water canner, otherwise it must be pressure canned. Canning is only necessary […]

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