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    2 children die on way to church after SUV crashes into SC bank

    GREENVILLE, S.C. — A toddler and his older brother were killed on the way to church Sunday when the SUV they were riding in collided with another vehicle and slammed into a bank building. The crash happened at Arthur State Bank on North Pleasantburg Drive off Wade Hampton Boulevard in Greenville around 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Officials said the SUV collided with another vehicle before crashing into the front of the bank, according to WNCN. 2 little boys die on way […]

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    Greensboro fire chief fights house fire on last day before retirement

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A large house fire in Greensboro added some drama to Chief Skip Nix’s retirement party over the weekend. Nix spent Sunday with Engine 10, fighting a fire on Brambletye Drive in Sedgefield. He was spending his last day on duty surrounded by loved ones, including his son and two son-in-laws, when they were called to the fire. That’s when Nix decided to head out with his team to fight his last fire. During his retirement, Nix plans to […]

  • Charles Thomas Stacks, 30, of Winston-Salem, faces charges in connection to the death of 2-year-old Jaxson Swain.

    Winston-Salem man charged with first-degree murder in toddler’s death expected in court

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem man, who was charged in connection to the death of a 2-year-old boy, is scheduled to appear in court Monday. Charles Thomas Stacks, 30, of Winston-Salem, faces multiple charges in connection to the death of Jaxson Swain. Authorities responded to a home, located at 5450 Grubbs St., in Winston-Salem, just after 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 16 after receiving reports of child abuse. The 2-year-old was taken to Brenner Children’s Hospital to be treated for his […]

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    Rockingham County man taken into custody after chase, crash

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – A man was arrested after allegedly running from deputies in Rockingham County and crashing in Guilford County. Deputies were trying to arrest Martin Cridge on warrants related to domestic violence. Officials said they spotted his car and he ran from them when they tried to pull him over. The chase ended on highway 68 in Stokesdale. Cridge’s car hit another vehicle and then a tree, but nobody was seriously hurt. Cridge was placed in the Rockingham […]

  • Congrats! FOX8’s Melissa Painter is having a girl

    Congrats! FOX8’s Melissa Painter is having a girl

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — FOX8’s Melissa Painter and her husband are expecting their second child and it’s a girl. Melissa announced in July that she was having a second child. On Sunday, she announced on Facebook she is expecting a girl. “Picking out favorite outfits to hand down to her baby sister. IT’S A GIRL!” she wrote. The baby is expected in January. Melissa had her first child, Magnolia Louise, in 2013. We wish Melissa and her husband all the best! […]

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    Here’s what’s coming to Netflix in September

    Netflix is adding a long list of movies and shows this September. Here’s a list of everything that’s coming up. Available September 1 Hamlet (1990) Hardball (2001) Heather McDonald: I Don’t Mean To Brag (2014) Lawrence of Arabia: Restored Version (1962) Masters of the Universe (1987) Mississippi Damned (2009) Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood: Volume 1 Mouk: Season 1 Our Man in Tehran (2013) Pandas: The Journey Home (2014) Person of Interest: Seasons 1-3 (Season 4 arriving on 9/22) Rambo: First Blood […]

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    North Carolina man charged with DWI after allegedly hitting family with car

    CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. – A North Carolina man has been charged with DWI after authorities said he hit a mother, father, toddler and baby with his car. WECT reported that Jeremy Brown, 30, of Garner, was driving a car that hit the family on a path for pedestrians along a road. It happened at Carolina Beach at about 1:30 p.m. Sunday as the family was visiting from New Jersey, according to reports. The parents were pushing their children in a […]

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    Family members make sure woman safely escapes Greensboro house fire

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Family members helped make sure a woman with mobility issues and her husband got out of their burning home in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon. The home caught fire around 3 p.m. on Brambletye Drive in Sedgefield. Nobody was hurt, but the home appears to be a total loss. It’s not known how the fire started. No other details were immediately available.

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    This school in North Carolina made a list of colleges with best looking guys

    What colleges have the “hottest” men and women in America? Business Insider recently published a list of schools using data provided by the dating app Tinder. Two lists were published, one with the best looking women and the other for men. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill made No. 10 for the men’s list. It was the only college in the Tar Heel state to make either list. The top five schools for the women’s list are as follows: […]

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    North Carolina pastor dies after accidentally shooting himself while cleaning gun

    WEDDINGTON, N.C. – A prominent North Carolina pastor died after accidentally shooting himself in the chest while cleaning his firearm at his home, according to officials. WCNC reported that Bishop Phillip Milton Davis, the senior pastor at Nations Ford Community Church in Charlotte, has died. He was 62. Authorities were reportedly called to his home at about 1 p.m. Saturday. Officials said his wife found his unconscious at his desk. Davis was planning on going to the firing range and […]

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    ‘We’re losing our nation’: Winston-Salem pastor speaks before thousands at SC religious rally

    COLUMBIA, S.C. — Thousands of people gathered at the South Carolina State House on Saturday for a “pro-family” religious and political rally. SCNow.com reported that about 10,000 people attended the “We Stand With God, Pro-Family Rally,” which included speakers including presidential hopefuls Rick Perry and Ted Cruz. Speakers preached against abortion and same-sex marriage and called for the country to have a spiritual awakening. Several attendants had Bibles in their hands. Cruz and Perry reportedly vowed to fight the U.S. Supreme […]

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    Police say woman found getting high on canned air at Walmart

    OLATHE, Kansas — A woman is facing charges for getting high at a Johnson County Walmart. Melissa Ann Wright is accused of huffing an industrial strength duster chemical that’s normally used to clean computers. Someone said they saw the woman huffing a can of Ultra Duster about 11 p.m. Wednesday inside the Walmart near East Santa Fe Street and South Black Bob Road. The person called 911. The spray is supposed to be used as a cleaner. The bottle warns […]


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