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  • Here’s how parents can ensure airport travel goes smoothly

    Navigating the airport with your family in tow can be a chore, but it doesn’t have to be. There are some things parents can do to make sure the airport experience goes smoothly. Micke Bare from Piedmont Parent magazine joined FOX8’s Shannon Smith Tuesday morning to share some pointers for traveling with small children.  

  • Florida man sentenced for identity theft, producing counterfeit money in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Florida man was sentenced to six years in prison for producing counterfeit money at a Greensboro hotel. Michael Scott Miller pleaded guilty on Feb. 10 to charges of making false statements to a bank, aggravated identity theft, making and producing counterfeit currency, and possession with intent to use five or more identification documents. On Sept. 11, 2014, officers with the Greensboro Police Department responded to the Comfort Inn which is now a Days Inn, located at 3114 Cedar […]

  • Bring the taste of spring to your table with these recipes

    It’s time to harvest and enjoy fresh spring vegetables.  You’ll also find plenty at your local farmer’s markets. Chef Jay Pierce at Marshall Freehouse in Greensboro showed us some great ways to cook up a taste of spring. Boar Brown Pork Brine Ingredients 8 cups of water 4 cups of Boar Brown Beer 1 cup of Kosher salt 1 cup sorghum 4 Bay leaves 1/2 cup black peppercorns 1/2 cup mustard seeds 2 Tbl. celery seeds 1/2 cup garlic smashed […]

  • Little girl celebrates birthday by delivering cupcake to her favorite ‘smiley garbage man’

    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A 3-year-old in Illinois spent her birthday celebrating something most people don’t really look forward to — garbage day! According to Mashable, Brooklyn Andracke loves Thursdays because that’s when she gets to wave at her favorite garbage collector, Delvar Dopson. “It started with waving from the window, then we had to try and be outside to wave,” Brooklyn’s mom wrote on Facebook. “And when we missed the truck driving by the house, I’d drive around the neighborhood to find […]

  • NASCAR’s Tony Stewart announces return to race track

    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart announced Thursday that he will return to racing after being sidelined for an injury. The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion said his first race back will be in Richmond, Va., this weekend. On Twitter, he wrote, “Well, the long wait is over. I’ll be back in my Mobil1 Chevy this weekend at Richmond. I can’t wait to race again.” Well, the long wait is over. I'll be back in my @Mobil1 Chevy this weekend at Richmond. […]

  • Trump speaks out against HB2 in interview with Matt Lauer

    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump came out against North Carolina’s controversial House Bill 2, which is also known as the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act. In an interview with Matt Lauer, Trump said the state’s passage of the law, which requires people to use the bathroom that coincides with the gender listed on their birth certificate, was “very strong.” He said the law should be left as it was because “there has been so little trouble.” Lauer also asked, “So if Caitlyn […]

  • Boston cancels upcoming shows in 3 NC cities in response to HB2

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The rock band, Boston, announced Monday that it is canceling upcoming shows in Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh in response to the passage of House Bill 2. The upcoming shows were scheduled for May 4, 5 and 6. In a press release, the founder of Boston, Tom Scholz, wrote: “HB2 has the appearance of an oppressive discriminatory law against a small minority, who already have to deal with a narrow-minded world regarding issues beyond their control which they […]

  • Winston-Salem man faces murder charge in fatal shooting

    FORSYTH COUNTY, N.C. — The Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Winston-Salem man in connection with a deadly shooting on Wednesday morning. David Erik Van Slee, 26, of Lamond Drive in Winston-Salem, is charged with one count of murder. Deputies with the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Officer responded to 4065 Lamond Drive in Winston-Salem at 12:27 a.m. in reference to an “unknown trouble” call. Inside the home, deputies found a man who had sustained a gunshot wound to the chest. […]

  • Greensboro police investigating after 2 overnight robberies, shots fired at apartment complex

  • Porn site xHamster blocks NC users to protest ‘transgender law’

    The porn site xHamster has blocked all North Carolina users in response to the controversial transgender law that passed in March. According to the Huffington Post, xHamster has been refusing to serve North Carolina users since 12:30 p.m. on Monday. When users with a North Carolina IP address attempt to access the site, they are taken a black screen that says, “Do you support the anti-LGBT bill in North Carolina?” Anyone who answers “yes” receives a response saying, “Your access […]

  • Ronnie ‘The King’ Davis dies from injuries sustained in crash at Rockingham Dragway

    ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Ronnie “The King” Davis died Sunday from injuries he sustained in Saturday’s race at Rockingham Dragway. According to Drag Illustrated, 66-year-old Davis, of Suwanee, Ga., had just completed a final qualifying run when his 1963 Corvette turned left then shot back across the track in front of Mark Malcuit’s car. Davis’ car cleared the right-side guardwall and then barrel-rolled. Davis was originally taken to Moore County Regional Hospital in Pinehurst and was later transferred to the University of North Carolina […]

  • Police warn of Facebook scam using military personnel to target victims

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. — A new Facebook scam is using photos of military personnel to target victims, according to the Martinsville Police Department. The scammers add a photo of real military servicemembers in uniform to prey on unsuspecting victims. Authorities say the scammers talk the victim into adding them as a friend on Facebook before asking for money. They start out by telling the victims a sad story about them being overseas and needing money to get home or needing money to help […]