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.
HIGH POINT, N.C. — A city built on manufacturing is returning its roots. High Point is turning to small-scale manufacturing to create growth in the downtown area. “It could be textiles, it could be metal, it could be food or it could be a brewery,” said Sandy Dunbeck, the executive vice president at the High Point Economic Development Corporation. The city believes the properties near West Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, just south of the new Rockers stadium, are the […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. – A home security video shows a blue Hyundai head down Steele Street. You can see a passenger sit up out of the car window and fire multiple shots. High Point police say it happened on the Fourth of July. No one was hurt, but two homes and several cars were hit. Investigators found 12 shell casings. Neighbors who spoke with FOX8 on Tuesday say they are on edge. One woman told FOX8 she thought the bullets […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro has a lot to offer visitors and city officials want to make sure people coming to town know how to get to all the great places. Right now, there are people looking at how many wayfinding signs are in Greensboro and figuring out where more signage is needed. In 2016, voters approved a $25 million streetscape bond. Wayfinding is one of the upgrades included. The Greensboro City Council approved more than $200,000 for […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Uncle Sam Jam organizers are urging people to plan ahead and leave their homes early to head to the High Point celebration. They say construction on the Eastchester Drive and U.S. 311 interchange could cause as backup. Due to the work, drivers going north will not be able to turn left into Oak Hollow Festival Park on the 4th. To help keep you out of the congestion, organizers recommend you use some of the nearby parking […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem woman says she’s afraid to be at home after a bullet struck her house. The woman, who wanted to remain anonymous, said the bullet came in through her parent’s bedroom and clipped a wall before landing on the other side of the room. “It was like two, three feet above their head,” she said. “If it would’ve crossed the other wall it probably would’ve hit my sister.” Winston-Salem police say the home on Devonshire Street […]
HIGH POINT, N.C. — A community in High Point could soon have even more places for people to rest their heads. A developer is interested in adding dozens of homes in a neighborhood off Skeet Club Road in north High Point. On July 15, High Point City Council will look at a proposal to annex and rezone the 12.6-acre plot of land. The city’s planning and zoning department already recommended making the change, which could bring 42 single-family homes to […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — A former A&T women’s basketball player says coaches at the university failed to report a sexual assault and created a toxic environment. The experience led her to have suicidal thoughts. “I couldn’t sleep ,” Morgan Batie said. “I was having sleep paralysis and I was having anxiety.” Batie says coaches for the women’s basketball team body shamed her and disclosed personal information to other people. “I felt like I was trash,” Batie said. She shared her concerns […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On Saturday, customers were allowed inside Cooks Flea Market for the first time since a fire tore through the roof of the Winston-Salem space on June5. “It’s pretty awesome place,” said Tim Hartsell, a shopper. “It’s great.” Guests packed the parking lot and vendors were glad to see them return. “It’s good to be back and we want everyone to come in and see us,” said Susan Little, a vendor. Around 50 vendors are still unable to […]
ORANGE COUNTY, N.C. – An 11-year-old boy who hit an intruder with a machete says he’s glad the man was arrested. Now, he hopes Orange County sheriff’s deputies find the other two people involved. Braydon Smith gave FOX8 a first look at the closet Jataveon Hall, 19, told him to get into while Hall tried to steal from the home. The break-in happened around 11 a.m. Friday, according to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. A woman knocked on the door […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — In just a few weeks, the City of Greensboro will be filing a lawsuit against the top 10 landlords who owe them major money for housing violations. On Wednesday, FOX8 received the list of the people and businesses that owe the most. Together they owe more than $1 million. At the top of the list is the Agapion family, who owes $682,370. Five children died in a fire at one of their properties on Summit Avenue in […]
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A toddler was killed in a crash in Guilford County on Sunday evening, according to Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brandon Baker. The single-vehicle crash was reported at 6:33 p.m. on N.C. 61 near Homeview Road. Sara Lindsey Mcglynn, 35, of Whitsett, was headed north in a 2014 Chrysler minivan. Mcglynn went of the off the road to the right, overcorrected, crossed the center line and went off the roadway to the left. The minivan hit a […]
DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — A Davidson County woman is afraid something bad is going to happen on Old Mountain Road. She’s witnessed drivers speeding and at times crossing the center line. “I’d like to think that I could leave my house and head into town and not have to worry about somebody taking my life in their hands,” Ann Crotts said. Crotts has lived on the road for about 18 years and says the problem used to happen occasionally, but […]