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Contact: Sarah.Krueger@wghp.com

Sarah joined the Fox 8 News team in June 2014. She's a general assignment reporter who also shoots, writes and edits her own stories.

She comes to the Triad after two years living in New York City and reporting for the cable news channel there, News 12 The Bronx.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Africa and England. Living overseas and seeing the positive impact journalism can have is what inspired her to choose TV news as a career.

Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home -- she graduated cum laude from Duke University in 2012, with a double major in Spanish and International Studies.

When she's not working, Sarah loves to cook vegetarian meals (she's been meat-free since age four), enjoy NC's beautiful mountains and beaches, and plan her wedding to a Greensboro native -- coming up in May 2015! She also volunteers as an alumni interviewer for her alma mater.

She's excited to be back in the south and add one more Duke fan to the Triad. If you see her out and about, please stop and say hello!


Recent Articles
  • City council takes first step to update Burlington animal shelter

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Five-thousand animals come through the doors of the Burlington Pet Adoption Center every year. But as the need for the shelter’s services grows, the building, built in the 1960s, has not. “It’s certainly a challenge for our staff,” said Jessica Arias, the shelter’s director. “It’s very old. And it’s not very efficient, the design or layout. It’s really a struggle.” When you walk into the Pet Adoption Center, the issue of overcrowding greets you at the door. […]

  • Public assistance fraud program may expand to more Piedmont counties

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — Public assistance fraud happens every day in the Piedmont. In Rockingham County, Department of Social Services (DSS) workers are trying to get ahead of the problem. In February 2012, it started a Fraud Investigations Unit to track down people committing public assistance fraud and challenge them in court. “If they think that they’re going to be taken to court and could receive a felony charge, that deters some people from committing that act,” said fraud investigator […]

  • Permit allows up to 4,000 people at rally in defense of Confederate monument in Graham

    GRAHAM, N.C. — In a town of 15,000 people, the possibility of a 4,000 person rally is a pretty big deal. Organizers of a rally to protect the Confederate monument in Graham never realized how many supporters they would get. After receiving a permit on Monday for a rally of 150 people, by Thursday, the Graham Police Department had to replace that with a permit for 4,000 people. Steven McGilvray, Captain of Operations for the Graham Police Department, granted the new […]

  • City unveils proposals for transforming High Point Public Library parking lot

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — High Point officials are hoping to redefine what a parking lot can be. Not just a place for cars, but a place for concerts, markets and community-wide events. Today engineers with the City of High Point unveiled two proposals for the High Point Public Library parking lot. In 2012, the city council voted to allot $1.4 million to redo the parking lot, making it not just a parking lot, but a community gathering space. Supporters of […]

  • The Confederate monument at the Alamance County Historic Courthouse. (Photo: WGHP)

    Petition shows support for Alamance County Confederate monument

    GRAHAM, N.C. — Thousands of people have shown they aren’t afraid to come forward and sign their name in support of the Confederate monument in Graham. In two days, a petition on change.org to protect the monument has gotten thousands of signatures. The petition’s creator, James Myrick, believes the monument should remain right where it is, in front of the Alamance County Courthouse. “If this one goes, what’s to be next?” he said. “Someone has to stand up and put their foot […]

  • Debate over Alamance County Confederate monument

    GRAHAM, N.C. — It’s the biggest monument in front of the biggest building in Graham. But now, after 100 years in its prominent location, some are calling for the Confederate monument outside the Alamance County Courthouse to come down. “The monument is a symbol of racism. It’s a symbol of treason,” said Michael Graves, president of Concerned Citizens of Alamance County. Graves said his group was inspired to take action after the removal of the Confederate flag from the South […]

  • Davidson County nonprofit employee indicted for embezzlement

    LEXINGTON, N.C. – Viveca Wallingford was indicted this week on eight charges of felony embezzlement by a charitable employee. Wallingford worked as a case manager for Crisis Ministry of Davidson County. From about April 2013 to April 2014, Wallingford stole more than $48,000, according to Gayle Whitehad, the group’s executive director. “How could you do that?” Whitehead said. “High end restaurants… going out to eat, clothing stores, just things like that. She was living pretty high.” Whitehead said that change […]

  • Dr. Meindert Albert Niemeyer of Alamance Family Practice

    Mother questions DSS after son assigned to Elon doctor with history of violations

    ELON, N.C. — A local mother is questioning the Department of Social Service’s practices after she says it assigned her eight-year-old son to a doctor with a long history of violations with the state’s medical board. The mother, who wishes to remain anonymous, said that her son received his Medicaid card two weeks ago. She said that the DSS chose a doctor for them and selected Dr. Meindert Niemeyer of Alamance Family Practice in Elon. She said she looked him up online, and quickly found that he has […]

  • Dr. Meindert Albert Niemeyer of Alamance Family Practice

    Elon doctor will lose license for 2 months after patient’s death

    ELON, N.C. — Dr. Meindert Albert Niemeyer of Alamance Family Practice in Elon won’t be practicing for at least two months. The North Carolina Medical Board suspended his license for the months of September and October after it found that he illegally prescribed medicine he wasn’t authorized to prescribe to a patient, and that patient died from an overdose. Niemeyer had restrictions placed on what medications he could prescribe after previous violations with the Medical Board. The board’s reports show […]

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    Inmate escape leads to changes at Davidson County Jail

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — An internal investigation into the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department concluded Monday and changes are on the way for the county’s jail. The department launched the investigation after inmate Bobby Ray Cabe Jr. escaped from the jail on June 22. Sheriff deputies say he escaped while on work detail by climbing a ladder and jumping off a roof. He was on the loose for about 18 hours before being caught. Sheriff David Grice said that as a result of […]

  • 141 Madison Beach Road, Madison

    Triad amputee assaulted with baseball bat, robbed in home invasion

    MADISON, N.C. — Rockingham County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man they say robbed and assaulted 43-year-old amputee Nolan Kellam. Kellam told deputies he was asleep in his Madison Beach Road home when, around 1 a.m. on July 4, someone broke down his door, stole his cellphone, medication and money. Kellam said the man beat him repeatedly with a baseball bat. Kellam, who only has one leg, was able to make it about 200 yards up to his neighbors’ […]

  • Shark expert gives theory on high number of attacks

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A shark attack Wednesday on Ocracoke Island marks the seventh one in North Carolina in less than a month. Shark researcher Chuck Bangley said that’s more attacks than North Carolina typically sees in an entire year. “It’s pretty unusual,” Bangley said. “Six attacks is about three times as many as we usually get in an entire year here.” Bangley is a doctoral student at Eastern Carolina University, where, with funding from a North Carolina Sea Grant, he […]

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