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From the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachian Mountains, Lindsey Eaton is happy to land in the Piedmont Triad at FOX8.

Lindsey graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Before coming to North Carolina, Lindsey anchored and reported in Grand Junction, Colorado. During her time in Grand Junction, Lindsey busted a massage parlor soliciting prostitution during an undercover investigation.

A native mid-western, Lindsey remains a loyal Chicago White Sox fan and is anxious to see what people in North Carolina call "cold." In her free time, Lindsey enjoys being active and has a passion for adventure. Some of her favorite activities include teaching fitness classes, running half-marathons and skydiving.

Lindsey's favorite part of her job is meeting new people, so if you see her out and about, stop and say hello!

Recent Articles
  • Badly burned dog recovering at Guilford Co. Animal Shelter

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The dog that suffered burns to 50 percent of his body is making progress. Toby was brought in to the Guilford County Animal Shelter a little over a week ago. Workers say a woman found him abandoned and burned in a yard near Battleground Avenue in Greensboro. “He is so much better than when he came in,” said Donna West, with the Guilford County Animal Shelter. Toby is starting to get fur back where his burns are […]

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    Woman posts about ‘Happy’ song on Facebook seconds before fatal Business 85 crash

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Investigators believe a driver was posting to Facebook seconds before she crashed and died. The wreck happened Thursday morning on Business 85 in High Point. Investigators say 32-year-old Courtney Ann Sanford crossed the median and crashed head-on into a truck. Later on Thursday, investigators say some of Sanford’s friends and family told them about a Facebook post that Sanford made around the same time as the crash. Investigators discovered the Facebook post was made seconds before the deadly […]

  • Man struggling to return to US after attending college in Mexico back home

    BURLINGTON, N.C. — A Burlington man is relieved to be back home. Emanuel Mejia Lopez was born in Mexico but has lived most of his life in Burlington. FOX8 first introduced you to Emanuel back in March in a Buckley Report. Emanuel graduated from Williams High School and got an associate’s degree. He wanted to be a doctor but couldn’t afford out of state tuition so he decided to go back to Mexico for school. After two years, the language […]

  • Little sister saves big sister’s life during asthma attack

    COLFAX, N.C. — Two sisters in Colfax are now even closer after one of them saved the other’s life. A couple months ago, 18-year-old Bethany Smith woke up in the middle of the night and was having an asthma attack. “I was trying to hook my machine up and I just couldn’t do it because I was so weak. I remember I laid down and then that’s the last thing I remember,” explains Bethany. Krista Smith, 14, was in the […]

  • Thomasville mom allegedly set on fire by husband back home recovering

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — The Thomasville woman who was doused in gasoline and set on fire by her husband is finally home recovering. Angela Byas suffered burns to 70 percent of her body. Authorities say Byas’ husband, Portugal Byas is the person who did this to her back in October 2013. Byas has gone through several surgeries during her six months in the hospital. Two weeks ago Byas was able to come home. “People didn’t think I was going to make it, but […]

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    Piedmont runners finish at the Boston Marathon

    BOSTON — Runners from the Piedmont proudly finished the Boston Marathon on Monday. “I am so glad I came here and did this. It was amazing,” says Dena Harris, a runner from Greensboro. Harris ran the Boston Marathon in 2010 and said she was done with it. Then last year’s bombings happened and Harris wanted to go back to Boston. “You know they have ‘Boston Strong’ and ‘We Run as One’ as the big themes for this year. I just […]

  • Greensboro City Market has busy first day

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The chilly weather didn’t keep the crowd away from downtown Greensboro’s first City Market this year. Food trucks and vendors from all over the Triad set up shop off of Elm Street. City Markets happens on every third Thursday. It starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes until 9 p.m. “What we try to do is encourage the best and the brightest of the Triad to come here and show off,” says Nick Loflin, a City Market organizer. Last […]

  • Piedmont runners going back to Boston for Boston Marathon

    It’s the marathon of all marathons, the Boston Marathon. Runners from the Piedmont are ready to go back to Boston. “It’s amazing. It’s everything everyone’s ever told you and more,” said Clark Doggett, who ran in last year’s Boston Marathon. Doggett’s race was cut short when the two bombs went off at the finish line. “Although all of us received a medal, you didn’t cross the finish line,” he said. Reid Bolinger made it to mile 25 before race organizers […]

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    Second investigation opened in body found in storage container in Alamance Co.

    UPDATE 10:55 p.m. — Police have opened a second investigation at a home on Washington Street in Burlington in connection with a woman found dead in a storage container earlier today. According to police, as of 10:45 p.m. officers are waiting on a search warrant to enter a home at 1039 Washington St., where they believe the deceased woman may have lived. Officers previously responded to the home around noon on Friday to investigate a suspected arson after a small fire broke […]

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    Fundraiser to be held for Randolph Co. woman injured in accident

    RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A young family in Randolph County was about to get bigger. Stacie Lawrence was expecting her second child when she was hit by a truck driver last month. Lawrence survived but her baby didn’t make it. Troopers say the driver blew through a stoplight on U.S. 64 in Asheboro. For the past month, Lawrence has been recovering at UNC Hospital. She had broken bones, including her pelvis, a ruptured spleen and traumatic brain injuries. On Tuesday, […]

  • Grimsley students create videos to show dangers of distracted driving

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Despite knowing the dangers of distracted driving, it is still happening. Now, the Greensboro Police Department and high school students are teaming up for a campaign called “A Message 2 Die 4.” On Friday, first responders will recreate an accident scene at Grimsley High School to show students the realistic consequences of texting and driving. Daryl Reynolds knows distracted driving can be deadly. “I miss my babies, both of them,” says Daryl Reynolds, who lost both of […]

  • Shooting range owner withdraws request for permit to allow wild hog hunting

    SOPHIA, N.C. – A shooting range is asking the Randolph County Planning Board to extend their permit to include an archery range, a skeet range and wild hog hunting. Shelton Bradshaw is the owner of Triple Target in Sophia. He initially wanted hog hunting in his request, but decided to not include it after getting questions from members of the community. “I like my neighbors and I want my neighbors to like me,” Bradshaw said. Some neighbors still wanted to see some […]