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    Woman involved in 3-vehicle crash in Kernersville dies

    KERNERSVILLE, N.C. – A woman involved in a 3-vehicle crash in Kernersville on Friday has died while being medically treated, according to police. Patricia Nussear Feist, 81, of Kernersville, died while receiving medical treatment at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, according to Kernersville police. The wreck happened at about 1:23 p.m. Friday at the intersection of N.C. Highway 66 South and the off-ramp from US 421 North. The victim was a passenger in a 2014 Toyota Camry which was involved […]

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    José Fernández, Marlins’ pitcher and former Greensboro Grasshopper, dies in boating crash

    MIAMI, Florida – Miami Marlins’ pitcher José Fernández has died in a boating accident, according to Sports Center. He was 24. Fernández became the first pitcher in the modern era to win his first 17 career home decisions, as well as go 24-1 in his first 25 home decisions. He pitched for the Greensboro Grasshoppers to start the 2012 season, throwing the first six innings of a combined no-hitter.

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    8 shot in Baltimore, including 3-year-old girl and father

    BALTIMORE, Maryland — Eight people were shot and injured in east Baltimore, including a 3-year-old girl. WJZ reported that the shooting happened at about 9 p.m. Saturday and police are still looking to identify the suspects. The victims have been taken to local hospital, all with non-life-threatening injuries. A father and his 3-year-old daughter are among the victims, according to police. One of the suspects is believed to have used a shotgun and the other two handguns. Police said they […]

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    Some UNC students protest national anthem at football game

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – A group of students demonstrated before the start of the Pittsburgh-UNC game and during the National Anthem in Chapel Hill on Saturday. WTVD reported that the students, dressed primarily in black, chanted, “All lives matter. Black lives matter.” During the National Anthem, they held a raised fist throughout the performance. This protest comes days after a fatal officer-involved shooting of a man in Charlotte. Last week, a smaller group sat during the anthem.

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    Charlotte officials release police videos of Keith Lamont Scott shooting

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Police released videos Saturday of the fatal shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, which prompted protests and riots throughout the city earlier this week. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said criminal action led police to confront Scott, who was fatally shot Tuesday at a Charlotte apartment complex. Police said officers were at the apartment complex to execute an arrest warrant on a different person. Officers then saw Scott in the apartment’s parking lot inside an SUV with marijuana […]

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    Police tapes of Keith Lamont Scott shooting to be released

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities will release the video of the fatal shooting of Keith Scott online, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney told reporters. He said the link should be available Saturday evening, but didn’t specify what website it would be on. Tuesday’s shooting of Scott, a black man, by a black police officer at an apartment complex parking lot has spurred protests in Charlotte over the past four nights. Scott’s widow released her cell phone recording of the shooting — […]

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    Keith Lamont Scott’s fingerprints, DNA, blood found on gun, police sources say

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Tests revealed Keith Scott’s fingerprints, DNA and blood were on a gun recovered at Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting scene, police sources told WSOC. Scott was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon by a Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer in University City. Police said they have video of the shooting, but will not release it so it doesn’t jeopardize the investigation. Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said she believes that the video should be released, but she said it’s a matter of timing. […]

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    Police looking for three suspects accused of robbing victim in Greensboro home

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are looking for three suspects accused of entering a Greensboro home and robbing an occupant at gunpoint. Greensboro police said officers were called to the 3700 block of Manor Drive shortly after midnight Saturday in reference to a robbery from person. Three suspects entered the home, one armed with a hand gun, and robbed the victim of personal property, according to police. Police said the suspects left in a white SUV in an unknown direction of travel. […]

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    No violence as protests in Charlotte remain peaceful on fourth night

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The protests in Charlotte over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott remained peaceful on Friday night. WSOC reported that the protesters peacefully dispersed at about 1 a.m. with no gas deployed, no injuries and no property damage being reported. Hundreds remained on the streets of uptown shortly after the midnight curfew, but the protests were peaceful. On Wednesday, the protests turned into riots and at least four officers suffered injuries that were not life-threatening. One person was left […]

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    Rookie Anchor: Wesley Williams, Asheboro High School

    This week’s FOX8 Friday Football Frenzy Rookie Anchor is Wesley Williams from Asheboro High School.

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    Coach Talk: Jason Bradley of Wheatmore

    This week’s Coach Talk features Wheatmore Coach Jason Bradley.

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    Play of the Night, from East Forsyth at Page

    This week’s play of the night comes from the East Forsyth at Page matchup.