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    Man filming erratic driver captures dramatic crash on video

    FAYETTE COUNTY, Pa. — A man filming an erratic driver captured a dramatic crash on video on Monday. Kevin Denney and Kaecieo Bass, both delivery workers, observed a woman driving erratically on Route 21 in Fayette County. Bass, the passenger in the vehicle, used his cell phone to record the driver swerving in and out of traffic. At the 2:30 moment in the video, the erratic driver swerves into the path of an oncoming vehicle causing a three-vehicle crash. Denney, Bass, the erratic driver and the driver of […]

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    Salisbury woman dies after being stung by yellow jackets

    SALISBURY, N.C. — A woman died after being stung by yellow jackets, according to WSOC. Diane Cupp and her son were cleaning the yard at their home on Bethel Drive when they uncovered a yellow jacket nest. The neighbor told WSOC that about 100 yellow jackets started chasing the son. He was stung about 25 times. The wasps then began attacking Cupp. She was stung several times and went into cardiac arrest. It was reported that Cupp was allergic to them, but […]

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    Avengers — Age of Ultron: Watch the brand new teaser trailer

    The teaser trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron leaked online on Wednesday night, prompting Marvel to release the official trailer on YouTube. Here it is! Watch the @Avengers: #AgeofUltron Teaser Trailer right NOW: http://t.co/pGnQIskF8c #Avengers — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) October 23, 2014

  • The Great NC BBQ Map

    One of the greatest treasures of North Carolina is the taste that people are willing to fight over. Barbecue is not only an art form, it’s the kind of thing that people are willing to drive quite a few miles just to sample. As FOX8’s Brad Jones tells us, now they’ve got a great way to find what they’re looking for — with a map that’s made in North Carolina.

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    3,100 UNC-Chapel Hill students affected by academic fraud findings

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today announced immediate actions to address the findings in an independent investigation conducted by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein into past academic irregularities. Officials said that today’s actions build on reforms already undertaken in the years since first learning about the issues. Wainstein’s investigation found: • Two people within the department formerly known as African and Afro-American Studies (AFAM)—Julius Nyang’oro and Deborah Crowder—were responsible for offering hundreds of irregular […]

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    Deployed parachute provides soft emergency landing for small plane in Davidson Co.

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A small plane made an emergency landing in Davidson County Wednesday morning. The plane landed in a field off Jerusalem Road around 6:10 a.m. Officials say the pilot deployed a parachute from the plane at 2,500 feet. He was the only one on board and was not injured. The parachute is what likely prevented the from crashing, officials say. The pilot, who was on his way from Monroe to Greensboro, says he makes this flight every day. UPDATE: SHP: […]

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    District 6: Laura Fjeld, Mark Walker to square off LIVE on FOX8 Oct. 29

    FOX8 and the News & Record will host the only live, televised debate between Congressional candidates Laura Fjeld and  Mark Walker at 7 p.m. Oct. 29. The debate also will be streamed live on the Fox 8 website here. A panel of journalists will be asking questions of the candidates. If you have a question for one of the candidates, email news@wghp or tweet @myfox8 using hashtag #NC6debate

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    UNC-Chapel Hill report on academic fraud to be released today

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — UNC-Chapel Hill says the results of an investigation into academic irregularities at the school involving student athletes will be made public Wednesday, according to WTVD. Kenneth Wainstein, a partner with Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, has been looking at various allegations of academic fraud, including so-called “paper classes” within the African-American department where students did not attend classes and turned in a paper for a grade at the end of the semester. Former North Carolina basketball star Rashad McCants […]

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    Man accused of killing mother arrested at NC Walmart

    BELMONT, N.C. — A Massachusetts man on the run for killing his mother has been caught in Belmont, N.C. Matthew McAveeney is accused of beating his mother to death in Massachusetts and is facing first degree murder charges. McAveeney has been on the run since his mother’s body was found in her apartment last week. Police arrested him at a Walmart in Belmont after tracking his credit card use. McAveeney was seen pushing a shopping cart containing two cinder blocks. Police […]

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    Cooking with beer recipes

    Microbrews are very popular in the United States. And people aren’t just drinking the beers — they’re cooking with them, too. FOX8’s Shannon Smith stopped by the Spring House in Winston-Salem to find out how they do it. Here are some recipes: Foothills inspired Beer Cheese 2 jumbo brews, reduce ¾ add 2 qt. heavy cream 1 qt half & half 2 bricks cheddar cheese Sesame Crusted Salt & Pepper Pork w. Lemon Chive Aioli pork tenderloin 1 t. superfine […]

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    UPDATE: All lanes of US 29 in Greensboro reopened

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — All lanes of U.S. 29 have reopened after being closed for most of the morning due to an earlier wreck Wednesday.  

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    UPDATE: Missing child in Thomasville located

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy reported missing in Thomasville has been located. The child was reported missing by parents this evening. Crews searched for the child for approximately three hours. The searchers were looking for the child in a wooded area near West Holly Hill Road and Goforth Drive.

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