Aleksandra Bush is a reporter and weekend anchor 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.
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Housing is one of the biggest problems in Greensboro, which makes it even harder for people experiencing homelessness to find a place to stay. A building on the corner of Maple and Fourth streets could help solve the problem. Right now, it is home to the Parks and Recreation Department. The city, Cone Health and nonprofits like the Salvation Army are talking about turning the 25,000-square-foot space into permanent supportive housing for people experiencing homelessness. The building […]
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Guilford County bus drivers say there will be a walkout next week, unless they get a raise. For months, FOX8 reported on the driver shortage, driver pay complaints and the fact that they have to double up on routes to make sure students get picked up and to school on time. On Monday evening, Guilford County Schools Chief of Staff Nora Carr sent FOX8 the following statement: “We are aware of the possibility that some school […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. – A misunderstanding near North Carolina A&T State University caused a lot of concern amongst students. A video of a suspicious white van at an off-campus housing complex was viewed thousands of times on twitter. Other posts warning students about the van at different complexes were also shared hundreds of times. “There was like 200-300 retweets,” said Kayla Riley, a concerned renter. “It was is going around quick.” “It’s crazy,” said Elijah Johnson, another renter. “It just had […]
ARCHDALE. N.C. – An anonymous tip and comments online first led FOX8 to a home in the 400 block of Lake Drive. Neighbors in that area said they wanted to know why first responders went to a home on that street multiple times in the last few days. “On Saturday, there were about six or seven police cars here in the afternoon,” said a neighbor who wanted to remain anonymous. “They left probably about 2:30-3 p.m. and then at about […]
MAYODAN, N.C. — A fundraiser was held in Mayodan Saturday for Noah Chambers’ expenses. The event was held at the Refuge at 213 South 2nd Ave. and started at 4 p.m. There was music, food, face painting and more. The fundraiser followed the news that Noah’s organs are going to be donated. An Honor Walk was held for Noah at Brenner Children’s Hospital Tuesday morning, according to Noah’s family. Hundreds of doctors, nurses and staff lined the hallways to pay […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — People were home when bullets struck a pair of houses in Winston-Salem, according to police. Tuesday night, police believe a person fired multiple rounds, hitting two houses on the 5300 block of Kingswell Drive. People were inside, but no one was injured. “I was asleep and I just heard like boom boom boom boom boom,” said Marke Holland, a man who lives nearby. Officers found numerous shell casings at the scene. “It’s putting somebody else’s life in […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — The creator of ‘Make it happen High Point’ wants people to do less talk and act more about issues at High Point schools. Vicki Miller, a former principal, came up with the idea to get volunteers to assist schools with low-cost projects that require manpower. For the next several weeks, people from business, churches and civic groups, along with city leaders and political candidates, will be making improvements at fourteen schools. This weekend, some of them […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — An Honor Walk was held for Noah Chambers at Brenner Children’s Hospital Tuesday morning, according to Noah’s family. Hundreds of doctors, nurses and staff lined the hallways to pay respect to Noah and his family. An Honor Walk is a silent way for clinicians and staff to pay tribute to organ donor patients and their families, to celebrate the patient’s life and to express gratitude, respect and compassion to the family. An SUV hit Noah as he […]
OAK RIDGE, N.C. — An 11-year old boy will save other children’s lives after losing his. Brooke Dupree has not left her son’s side since he was rushed to Brenner Children’s Hospital in Winston Salem Friday night. An SUV hit Noah as he was leaving a trunk-or-treat event outside Bethel United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge. “I never thought this would happen to me,” Dupree said. Dupree said Noah wanted to be a doctor when he grew up because he […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Community members in Davidson County are creating handmade signs to call out alleged drug dealers. They’re posting the names on stop signs in the Pilot community. “There are people in the neighborhood that are buying drugs and everything and they don’t have electricity…. their kids are suffering,” Crystal Newsom said. Newsom lives near one of the posted signs on the corner of Stemp Everhart and Tom Hedrick roads. “There’s a sign right down the street that […]
GREENSBORO. N.C. — A new piece of technology is helping Greensboro police clear crashes faster and better understand what led up to the wreck. The crash reconstruction team has been using the Faro Focus S70 at serious crashes in the last few months. “We’ve had a great six months with it,” said Officer A.D. Reed. “It’s been very helpful. I’ve been deployed on several fatality scenes and the data I’ve been able to collect and go back and use has […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Three roads in High Point could use some updates and you can help make that happen. City engineering and transportation staff recommend moving part of Washington Street away from the railroad because the slope near it is eroding and threatening the material underneath the road. The city estimates 3,000 cars drive down that street daily. City traffic experts also believe a part of Triangle Lake Road (from True Lane to Central Avenue) needs some improvements like […]