From the Rocky Mountains to the Appalachian Mountains, Lindsey Eaton is happy to land in the Piedmont Triad at FOX8.
Lindsey graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communications at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio. Before coming to North Carolina, Lindsey anchored and reported in Grand Junction, Colorado. During her time in Grand Junction, Lindsey busted a massage parlor soliciting prostitution during an undercover investigation.
A native mid-western, Lindsey remains a loyal Chicago White Sox fan and is anxious to see what people in North Carolina call “cold.” In her free time, Lindsey enjoys being active and has a passion for adventure. Some of her favorite activities include teaching fitness classes, running half-marathons and skydiving.
Lindsey’s favorite part of her job is meeting new people, so if you see her out and about, stop and say hello!
Often times college is described as the best four years of your life. It’s a time where you’re figuring out who you are, but for some that can be confusing and potentially dangerous. In just the last semester there have been three student deaths at Appalachian State University. In Septemeber, 18-year old Anna Smith’s case got a lot of attention. She disappeared and then a little more than a week later her body was found in a wooded area. Investigators […]
ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — Social media posts lead to animal cruelty charges against an Alamance County man. Investigators initially started investigating the case as a hunting accident, it quickly changed into a criminal investigation and they arrested 20-year-old Trevor White after they say he shot and killed a dog. Allison Dixon rescued Ellie when she was 6 months old. She had a broken leg and came from an abusive home. The pit bull mix quickly learned to become a farm […]
Tuesday’s overnight temperatures are predicted to dip into the teens. Non-profit groups were doing whatever possible to help those left out in the cold. The Interactive Resource Center opened up as an emergency shelter for anyone needing a warm place. There was a line of people waiting at the front door. Street Watch is a group that helps the homeless population. Tuesday they did two rounds of handing out blankets and coats. Their shelves are now empty. “We don’t have […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Piedmont community is still grieving following the untimely death of a 13-year-old who was shot and killed by a man he’d never met. Nathan Clark was in his bed at the Comfort Suites Hotel in Raleigh on Friday when police say he was shot by a bullet which traveled from the room next door. “[It’s] probably the most incredibly tragic and unbelievable type circumstance that any of us could imagine,” said Richard Hardee, head of the […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Not once, not twice, but four times a Dudley High School student played during a J.V. game then dressed for a varsity game. “There was no malice involved. They were honest mistakes. Sometimes the penalty does not match the crime. It hurt a lot of kids,” said James Waddell, a Dudley football parent. Those four violations forced the state High School Athletic Association to deny the school’s second appeal today officially disqualifying them from the playoffs starting […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — This week the Piedmont is expected to see temperatures dip into the 20s. Experts are reminding people to get their cars and homes ready for the cold. John Budd is a chimney sweeper and has been busy going out on inspection calls. “We are looking for gaps, space between tiles, damaged tiles, looking for anything that can be a fire hazard,” said John Budd, with John Budd Chimney Sweeping. Budd recommends homeowners get their chimneys checked once […]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Local activists met in downtown Greensboro to protest what they call incidents of police brutality. On Aug. 9, Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown. “People aren’t ready to let this drop and I don’t think they’re ever going to until something gets done, something changes,” said Jeremiah Long, a Guilford College student. Long went to Ferguson after the shooting to show his support. “It was really powerful, really emotional.” The Grand Jury […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – The 4-year-old daughter of NFL player, Devon Still has captured the hearts of so many. Leah is battling Stage Four Neuroblastoma. This past week she was able to see her dad play for the first time. A family in Winston-Salem feels for the Still father and daughter because they’ve been through the same fight. “It’s certainly a journey and a world that we were slammed into like he is and once you are in that world you […]
MOORE COUNTY, N.C. — Deputies in Moore County have arrested two people in connection with the murder of Elden “Kit” Vanderwal, a potter who owned a shop in Seagrove. Jesse Levon Martin, 32, and his girlfriend Debra Raegan Dorsett, 23, both of Asheboro, were arrested Wednesday morning at Martin’s home in Montgomery County. Dorsett was a former employee of 71-year-old Vanderwal. Firefighters responded to Vanderwal’s home in Moore County the morning of Aug. 23. The fire destroyed both his home […]
GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – A Piedmont family finally has some closure after nearly a year with no answers. Last November, Forrest Ison and his girlfriend, Alice Stevens, were shot and killed outside of their home in Georgia. “We are sitting here wondering every night if they are ever going to catch these people,” explains Jim Ison, Forrest’s dad. Police have arrested Michael Jones and Nathaniel Wilkins. Investigators aren’t releasing many details, but did say the suspects somehow knew the victims. Forrest Ison’s […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Adilynn Renee’s mom asked for one thing. Prayers. She got prayers. A lot of them. Adilynn has been in the hospital since she was born in June. She was born four months early and weighed less than a pound. She was about the size of a cell phone. Adilynn is now at Brenner Children’s Hospital on life support so her mom asked strangers for their support. In a matter of hours, Chelsea Gregory’s Facebook account was full. […]
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two children are recovering after being attacked by four dogs in Winston-Salem Tuesday afternoon. Jayla Caldwell, 12, met her little brother at the school bus stop and the two were walking home when four dogs started running towards them. “It was really scary,” Jayla said. The dogs got a hold of Jayla’s arms, back and face. Jayla said she tried to push and kick the dogs off her brother, but that wasn’t enough. So, she used her own body to protect him. […]