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Aleksandra Bush is a reporter at FOX8 News. She joined WGHP after working as a multimedia journalist in Bryan-College Station, Texas. She has covered everything from plane crashes, capital murder trials, campus carry, flooding and features.

Before moving to Aggieland, Aleksandra was an Associate Booker for a Chicago talk show called Windy City LIVE on ABC. There, she began as an intern and worked her way up the ranks. During that time, Aleksandra also freelance wrote for multiple Modern Luxury publications, where she was able to interview stars like Shailene Woodley and entertainment journalist Giuliana Rancic.

Aleksandra has a degree in Journalism and Media Cinema Studies from DePaul University in Chicago.

When she’s not running around trying to get the latest story, you’ll find her running around training for her next marathon, finding a new furry friend and binge watching her favorite Netflix shows.

Recent Articles
  • Guilford County Schools offering online learning resources during snow days

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County Schools is sending a message to parents this week saying “snow” learning is better than no learning. The school district is offering optional online resources for students while they stay home from school due to the weather. “Any absence results in unfinished learning,” said Dr. Whitney Oakley, the assistant superintendent for teaching, learning and professional development. “We have that times seven times 73,000 kids.” Oakley has been tasked with organizing the online programs. She […]

  • Greensboro police go door-to-door sharing holiday safety tips

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are going to door-to-door reminding people to stay safe this holiday season. Officers passed out flyers with safety tips on them in the Westerwood neighborhood Wednesday. They plan to go to another area next week. This holiday season, police want you to be aware of your surroundings, lock your home – doors and windows, leave lights on (whether home or away), lock your car and keep shopping items and valuables out of sight. Keith Aaron […]

  • Suspicious man caught on camera lurking around Greensboro homes, stealing mail

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — People living in three Greensboro neighborhoods are on alert after a suspicious man is seen lurking around homes and taking mail from at least two places. The man, wearing a hat, hoodie and Eastpak backpack was caught on camera at three different homes Tuesday. The three surveillance videos are shown above. He can be seen taking packages from a home in the Westerwood neighborhood after 7 a.m. Shortly, after that he stopped by a house in the College […]

  • Autopsy results released for man who died while in Greensboro police custody; death classified as homicide

    GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – The autopsy report has been released of the man who died in custody of Greensboro police. The death of 38-year-old Marcus Dion Smith has been classified as a homicide, according to the report. The official cause of death was sudden cardiopulmonary arrest due to prone restraint; use of N-Ethylpentylone, cocaine and alcohol; and high blood pressure and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the autopsy results on Friday. Click here to […]

  • Driver sentenced 3 years after crash killed Greensboro boy

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Exactly three years after a deadly crash, a driver is sentenced. Troopers say Elaina Williams left her SUV on I-73 when she got a flat tire, instead of moving the car to the shoulder. The abandoned vehicle caused the car 10-year-old Keean McElroy and his mom were in to crash. The boy later died. At the Guilford County Courthouse Thursday, a judge sentenced Williams to 75 days in jail. She only has to serve 10 of those […]

  • Parent shuttles kids to school after GCS bus is more than 40 minutes late

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Kids in an east Greensboro neighborhood had to stand out in the cold or take shelter while they waited for the school bus Wednesday morning. Guilford County Schools says one of the bus drivers who transports kids to Bessemer Elementary School called out. There was no substitute available so another driver had to pick up the route. The school district says GPS placed the bus at the stop on Delancy Street near Bessemer Avenue around 7:43 a.m. […]

  • City of Greensboro asking for feedback on New Garden corridor growth

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – A popular corridor in northwest Greensboro has seen some major growth in the last few decades, but the changes haven’t always gone over well with the people living there. Some residents near New Garden Road feel like their quiet, quaint communities are being pushed out by new development. “The old established neighborhoods we feel are getting squeezed out,” said Linda Maynard, who lives in the Arcadia neighborhood. “I could use the word crushed because literally that’s what’s […]

  • 14-year-old charged after teenager hit in High Point drive-by shooting

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A 14-year-old is facing charges after a 16-year-old was hit by gunfire in High Point Saturday afternoon. At 3:15 p.m., High Point police responded to a report that a person was shot in a drive-by shooting at 506-A Steele St. The teenager suffered a wound to the left leg. According to police, the 16-year-old was talking to neighbors in his driveway when someone in a green Mercedes drove down Steel Street and shot at the group […]

  • ‘I’m thankful to be alive’: Thomasville stabbing victim glad to celebrate Thanksgiving with family

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. – A Thomasville business owner plans to cherish this Thanksgiving more than ever. “I’m very thankful to be here and I’m glad I’m able to be here with my family,” said Wesley Anderson, the co-owner of Anderson RC Hobby Shop. Anderson nearly died when a man trying to get away from police stabbed him outside of his store off Business 85. It all started after a bank robbery in Rowan County prompted a chase back in May. It […]

  • ‘I just thank God I’m alive’: Greensboro tornado survivors thankful this holiday season months after storm

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s been a tough year for some people in east Greensboro. On April 15, a tornado tore through the area damaging many homes, businesses and schools. Just days before Thanksgiving, we decided to check in on the recovery efforts. Our crew saw several homes with tarps still on them and workers making repairs. Although there is still work to be done, people in the area said that after experiencing the terrifying storm, they are more thankful than […]

  • Greensboro police to strengthen presence at shopping centers during holiday season

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro police are beefing up their presence this holiday season. Starting Friday, people will likely notice more officers in cars, on foot and riding bikes at popular shopping centers. “I think in the world we live in it is absolutely necessary,” said Hannah Geldner, who was shopping at the Target on New Garden Road. Police say this time of year crimes of opportunity, like robberies and theft, are one the rise. They are hoping to deter criminals […]

  • ‘He was tied up like an animal’: Family of man who died while in Greensboro police custody demand answers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The family of Marcus Smith is demanding more answer about his death. In September, Greensboro police told us a disoriented and suicidal man ran in and out of traffic along Church Street. According to the department’s news release, while officers were trying to take Smith for a mental evaluation, he became combative and collapsed. He later died at the hospital. Smith’s family is now saying that story is misleading. At a press conference on Wednesday, the family’s […]