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    Gunshots enter residence, parked vehicle in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police officers responding to a call of shots fired this morning found one round had entered the window of a residence and several had struck a vehicle. Greensboro police responded to the call about 2:45 a.m. in the 900 block of Wild Wolf Drive. Residents told the officers that they had heard several gunshots in the area. Officers discovered several rounds had struck a vehicle parked in the driveway, and one round that had entered the residence […]

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    View Kohl’s Black Friday ad for 2014; deals kick off at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving

    Kohl’s will begin their Black Friday sale at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and remain open until midnight on Black Friday. Some of the best deals include a Blu-ray disc player with built-in Wi-Fi for $49.99, 32-inch direct LED HDTV for $99.99, HP Deskjet all-in-one printer for $29.99 and 50 percent off all toys. Other Black Friday ads: Target | Best Buy | Walmart

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    View the Best Buy Black Friday ad for 2014

    Best Buy will begin their Black Friday sale at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The store will close at 1 a.m. on Black Friday and reopen at 8 a.m. Those looking to shop online can purchase deals at BestBuy.com all day on Thursday and Friday. View the entire Black Friday ad Some of the best deals include a 50″ TV for $199.99, $100 off iPad Air 2 models, $79.99 Beats by Dre headphones and a 128GB flash drive for $27.99. […]

  • Greensboro firefighters celebrate Thanksgiving at the station

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — For many people, Thanksgiving is a day off work. But for many others, it’s anything but. Our police officers and firefighters found other ways to spend time with family and FOX8 was there for the celebration. For the firefighters of station 21 in Greensboro, it’s another day on the job. So Thanksgiving has to come to them. Guilford County 911 said on Thanksgiving that firefighters responded to four structure fire calls since midnight.

  • Paramedics check out two men who were on a plane that came down in a Harnett County field on Thanksgiving. (WTVD-TV)

    Small plane forced to make emergency landing in NC

    BENSON, N.C. — A small plane headed from Florida to New Jersey was forced to make an emergency landing in a Johnston County field on Thanksgiving, according to WTVD-TV. The pilot and another person on board said they lost power on the twin-engine plane and had to put down in the Benson area just after 6 p.m. The men were checked out by paramedics, but were not seriously hurt, according to authorities. The plane is reportedly now stuck in the muddy […]

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    Watch this year’s FOX8 Family Christmas special

    It’s that time of year for the FOX8 Family Christmas special. In this hour-long special, members of the FOX8 family share some of their holiday memories. Click here to watch last year’s special. Merry Christmas!

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    UNC and NC State prepare for big rivalry game

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In case you’ve been living under a rock, this is old news : NC State and UNC are not each other’s biggest fans, according to WTVD-TV. The two teams face off against each other at 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Chapel Hill. “I know there’s no love between these two schools, and I know their players and our players equally want to beat each other,” said Wolfpack Head Coach Dave Doeren. The bitter feeling between the two […]

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    North Carolina leads country in producing turkeys, sweet potatoes

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – There’s a good chance there was a little North Carolina in your Thanksgiving dinner. WCNC.com reported that North Carolina produced 1.2 billion pounds of turkey last year, making it number one in the country in pounds produced. When it comes to turkeys raised, North Carolina is second only to Minnesota. Butterball’s headquarters is in Garner, N.C., while Jennie-O is based in Willmar, Minn. Those two companies together produce about a third of all the turkeys sold in […]

  • Two NC women accused of cheating Medicaid out of $5 million

    Two NC women accused of cheating Medicaid out of $5 million

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two Charlotte women accused of trying to cheat Medicaid out of $5 million could face prison time, according to WSOC-TV. Federal prosecutors said social worker Aliya Boss claimed she provided care to more than 200 Medicaid recipients and billed the government for more than 64 hours of service in just one day. Mental health therapist Zaria Humphries pleaded guilty in a separate case. Investigators said she claimed she provided 39 hours of therapy in a day and […]

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    What is NC most thankful for? Facebook reveals data for each state

    Facebook has revealed what each state is most thankful for, according to the social media giant. WHNT-TV reported that Facebook made an algorithm to compile the things people said they were most thankful for in their status and sorted that information by state. While family, friends, and health topped the list of most mentioned, Facebook was able to sort statuses by “most distinctive,” or to put it another way, the topic that is associated with each state. When sorted by […]

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    NC school bus driver charged with indecent exposure

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A Wake County school bus driver from Chapel Hill is charged with indecent exposure, according to WTVD-TV. Raleigh police said Joel McDonald, 41, was arrested after he was seen exposing himself in the 2500 block of Lake Wheeler Road just before 11 a.m. on Nov. 24. A spokesperson for Wake County Public Schools said it did not happen while McDonald was on the job. Officials said the suspect has been suspended from duty.

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    NC woman charged for fulfilling husband’s dying wish of voting

    UNION COUNTY, N.C. — A dying man’s last wish ended with his elderly wife charged with a felony crime in Union County, according to WSOC-TV. Verna Roehm, 75, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to misdemeanor voter fraud. Investigators said in 2012, Roehm’s husband told her his final wish was to vote on the Republican ticket in the presidential election, and then died before the election. State elections officials said Roehm then filled out an absentee ballot with her husband’s name on […]

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