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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 pieces. She loves getting to see her stories through from beginning to end every day, and meet lots of viewers along the way!

She comes to the Triad after living in New York City, where she worked for News 12. She reported on the U.S.’s most diverse area — the Bronx — where she covered everything from crime and politics to Superstorm Sandy, which hit NYC just a couple months after she started.

Sarah is originally from New Braunfels, Texas, although she spent much of her childhood living in Burundi and Botswana, Africa and England.
Sarah is thrilled to be in North Carolina and feels right at home in the Tar Heel state. She’s an alumna of Duke University, where she majored in Spanish and International Relations, with a journalism minor. Plus, her in-laws live all over the Triad!

When she’s not working, Sarah loves to cook, enjoy NC’s beautiful mountains and beaches, and hang out with her friends and her husband, a Greensboro native. She also volunteers as a journalism mentor and alumni interviewer for Duke, and serves as a foster mom for abused and neglected dogs.

If you see Sarah out and about, please stop and say hello!


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    School districts across the Piedmont hiring bus drivers

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – Getting kids to school safe and on time is so important t0 many parents, and now several local school districts are looking to hire people who make sure that happens. There are currently dozens of school bus driver openings in counties including Forsyth, Guilford and Alamance. The Alamance-Burlington School System is in need of 25 school bus drivers. “It’s pretty unusual, that number,” ABSS Asst. Superintendent of Operations Todd Thorpe said. “Alamance County has had a lot […]

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    Local law enforcement struggles to recruit, citing national tensions

    GRAHAM, N.C. — Alamance County Commissioners just approved funding for 10 additional deputies for the sheriff’s office, but Sheriff Terry Johnson expects it will take months to fill those positions. “I do not feel that we’ll be able to fill all those positions in the next two or three months,” Johnson said. “Because the applicant pool is not like it used to be.” Johnson said the applications to the sheriff’s office have dropped this year compared to last. “Absolutely,” he said. […]

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    ‘The barracks are better than this’: Trash problems worsen at Greensboro apartment complex

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — People living at the Ashleigh Park Apartments in Greensboro didn’t think their trash issues could get any worse. Tuesday — they did. People who live there say the dumpsters are now gone and trash is piling up on the ground instead. Military veteran Warren Broadhurst knows a lot about living in tough conditions. But he never thought an apartment complex in Greensboro would be the worst place he’s lived. “The conditions here are unbearable,” he said. “The […]

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    Wild animals in runway cause safety concern at local airport

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — Coyotes, geese and deer in the runway are causing major safety concerns for pilots at the Burlington-Alamance Regional Airport. Dan Danieley, executive director of the Burlington-Alamance Airport Authority, said they are common sights. “I actually saw a flock of geese on the airport campus this morning, I witnessed a coyote maybe three days ago, and I’ve seen deer within the past week,” he said. “They’re here frequently.” Danieley said there have been several incidents of planes hitting […]

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    Hundreds of gas price gouging complaints pour into state Department of Justice

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — The pumps at many gas stations are covered up — some with signs attached — letting potential customers know they are out of gas. As some feel desperate to find gas, they admit, they’re willing to pay — even if it’s a little more than they’d like. “Whatever I can find, I’m going to get at this point in time,” said Lauren Kime, while filling up her tank in Asheboro. The Attorney General’s Office issued a reminder […]

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    ‘I’m ashamed’: Trash concerns at two Greensboro apartment complexes run by same company

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s not the first time people at the Ashleigh Park Apartments in Greensboro have complained of trash pile-ups at their community’s dumpster. In fact, it’s the third time in the last six months FOX8 has reported on it. But still — people who live there say management company Bedrock Management Solutions is doing nothing. “It’s not fair,” said resident Anquinett Reese. “They want you to pay your rent on time, but they can’t pay for the trash […]

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    Man hands out pizza, drinks to stranded drivers after wreck on I-85

    MEBANE, N.C. — A fatal wreck Tuesday night shut down part of I-85 between Hillsborough and Durham, leaving what state troopers estimate to be at least a hundred drivers and passengers stranded for seven hours. One of those stranded drivers, Thomas “Dinky” Brown, of Mebane, is now being called an “angel” by some. With the help of his brother, he brought pizza and drinks to many of those stranded. “He was an angel put on that interstate for us,” Michelle […]

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    Multiple American flags stolen in Greensboro neighborhood, suspect caught on video

    GREENSBORO, NC — They’ve got a monetary value of only about $20. But symbolically — they mean a whole lot more. Greensboro Police said they are investigating three reports of American flags being stolen in the Sunset Hills neighborhood. One was stolen from the porch of a 20-year Navy veteran, Douglas Thurbon. “With this flag, what it represents — people died for that,” Thurbon said. “And you waste that opportunity stealing stuff? That’s just sad.” Thurbon said neighbors realized Labor […]

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    Winston-Salem police say clown luring claim was false, 1 arrested

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Sept. 4 report of a clown trying to lure children into the woods was false, Winston-Salem police announced on Friday. Officers reviewed video footage from the time and location the incident was reported to have taken place as well as a period of time before and after and found no one matching the clown description, officials said in a news release Friday. The incident reportedly happened in the 1200 block of East 29th Street off Hwy. 52 […]

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    Cars stolen, broken into across the Piedmont

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Police are working to find the people responsible for a series of car break-ins and car thefts in cities across the Piedmont Triad. Lt. Chris Weisner with High Point Police said two cars were stolen last night in the city. In the past several days, multiple cars have been broken into, including six in the Emerywood neighborhood, and others in the Palladium area. In August in Mebane, 40 cars were broken into. Asst. Chief Chris Byrd […]

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    Parents upset after elementary students come home ‘drenched in sweat,’ crying

    MEBANE, N.C. — It’s not how kids normally greet their parents when they get off their school bus on Airport Road in Mebane. “All the kids came running to us,” said mother Tiyana White, describing last Wednesday. “You could literally see the sweat pouring off their heads. My kids were in serious danger that day. I mean thank God nothing happened.” “It was chaos,” added mother Shannon Blathers. “Some were upset, some were crying.” The South Mebane Elementary students told […]

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    Clown tries to lure kids in Winston-Salem, two clown sightings reported

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police say someone in a clown costume tried to lure kids into the woods Sunday night. The incident happened in the 1200 block of East 29th Street off Hwy. 52 about 8:30 p.m. The “clown” was described as wearing white overalls, white gloves, red shoes with red bushy hair, a white face and a red nose. The suspect allegedly tried to lure the kids with treats. The suspect was reportedly seen by two children and heard, […]