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  • New section of Greensboro Urban Loop to be complete later this month

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — North Carolina Department of Transportation officials hoped to open the stretch of Interstate 840 from Bryan Boulevard to Battleground Avenue early next week. Because of the rain forecasted this weekend, they’ve now moved the projected opening to Monday, April 23. Officials say they still need to finish some signage, markings on the road and work on gutters around the ramps. “It’s going to make it tremendously easier to get from the eastern and middle part of the […]

  • Man arrested on murder charge after WSSU football player shot, killed at Wake Forest University event

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man wanted in the death of a Winston-Salem State University football player who was shot and killed at an event at Wake Forest University in late January has been arrested. Jakier Shanique Austin, 21, was arrested on Wednesday at a home in Charlotte. He has been charged with murder, possession of a stolen firearm, and carrying a concealed gun. He was moved to the Forsyth County Jail on Friday. Police responded to The Barn, an event center […]

  • Teen charged with fatally shooting 17-year-old in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point teenager is dead and another is in jail after a drug deal over marijuana, according to police. Police arrived to the Laurel Springs apartments on Turtle Rock Way around 9:10 p.m. Tuesday. They found Griffin Weathers, 17, with a gunshot wound to the chest. Weathers died from his injuries at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. Officers say they interviewed several witnesses and arrested Tylar Harris, 17, at his home in the same apartment […]

  • Greensboro police using technology to crack down on speeders throughout the city

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The number one complaint citizens call in to Greensboro police isn’t about crime or suspicious activity, according to officers. It’s speeding. Police are using technology to crack down on speeders throughout the entire city. They identified five speeding “hot spots” where they handed out the most citations for speeding last year: on Bryan Boulevard and New Garden Road, Interstate 40 at Gallimore Dairy Road, I-40 at N.C. 68, Merritt Drive and Radcliff Road (most likely due to […]

  • 4 men running for Randolph County sheriff face off in debate

    ASHEBORO, N.C. — Candidates of a heated race in Randolph County sat side-by-side on stage Thursday night. Organizers with The Courier-Tribune say about 400 people showed up to hear the four men running for the sheriff’s seat face off in a debate, just weeks before early voting for the primary election begins. The incumbent, Sheriff Robert Graves, was appointed two years ago after Sheriff Maynard Reid died. This is the Republican candidate’s first time running for elected office. Republican Greg […]

  • Crews investigating fire at Kidde warehouse in Mebane

    MEBANE, N.C. — Crews are working to figure out what caused an industrial fire at the Kidde warehouse in Mebane early Tuesday morning. Mebane fire officials say the fire started around 5:12 a.m. An automatic fire alarm went off, alerting Mebane and Haw River firefighters. Efland, Pleasant Grove, and Sweponsville firefighters also responded. Crews put the fire out just before 9 a.m. They say the fire started in a storage facility on the Kidde property, which stored merchandise including smoke […]

  • Greensboro creates task force to support and sustain arts in the city

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The City of Greensboro is working to invest in cultural experiences in local artists down the road, and they’re asking for your help to make it happen. The city created the Greensboro Cultural Arts Master Plan (GCAMP) Task Force to head up the initiative. This week, members met with a consultant the city hired to come up with a long-term plan to support and sustain the arts in Greensboro. Greensboro is home to 88 small artists groups. […]

  • Greensboro leaders ask public’s help to make new vision for city a reality

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – City leaders have a vision for what Greensboro will look like in a few years and they’re asking your help to make it a reality. It’s part of the city’s Downtown Greensboro Streetscape Master Plan that’s been in the works for several months. Greensboro city leaders want the downtown to be easier to walk and bike around. While the downtown area is attracting new shops, restaurants and businesses, it’s still struggling to draw people. “This is the […]

  • Man arrested after standoff in Greensboro neighborhood

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A man is in custody after a standoff in a Greensboro neighborhood Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested Jordan McKale Little, 26, after they say he removed his ankle monitor. He’s being held in the Guilford County Jail on a $275,000 bond. Officers say they became aware Little had cut off his electronic ankle monitor and officers went to serve arrest warrants to his home on Hope Valley Lane around 10:40 a.m. They say Little refused to come outside. […]

  • Suspect in high-speed chase through 2 Piedmont counties to face fraud charges in multiple counties

    DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — The suspect who led officers on a high-speed chase through two Piedmont counties Monday night is expected to face fraud charges in multiple counties, according to the Davidson County District Attorney’s Office Jon Carroll, 40, is in jail after investigators say he tried to use a forged prescription at a pharmacy in Thomasville. Right now he faces a charge of felony fleeing and eluding and three charges of assault with a deadly weapon for attempting to […]

  • North Carolina creates new plan to manage population of coyotes after spike in attacks

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — North Carolina has created a new plan to manage the population of coyotes across the state. Many FOX8 viewers have shared stories of coyote sighting and attacks in their neighborhood since we first told you about a coyote that attacked a 9-year-old girl in Davie County last week. Becky Klass’ cats live inside her Lexington home now. “I’ve lost six cats,” she said. “In fact, our whole neighborhood has lost 22 cats and a Yorkie.” She says […]

  • Coyote attacks 9-year-old girl in Davie County; ‘I am so happy that it did not get my eye’

    ADVANCE, N.C. — A 9-year-old girl is recovering after a coyote attacked her outside her home in Davie County. The animal got away, and her family says coyotes are an ongoing and dangerous problem in the community. The North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission says coyote attacks on people are very rare and it’s uncommon for them to contract rabies. But this one attacked 9-year-old Madilyn Fowler unprovoked and her family didn’t want to take any chances. Madilyn loves living in […]

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