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  • Wreck in Winston-Salem with multiple entrapments shuts down part of North Liberty Street

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A wreck involving a car and a truck in Winston-Salem on Saturday shut down a portion of North Liberty Street. Units responded to North Liberty Street near 28th Street, the fire department posted to Twitter shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Authorities said a truck sustained front-end damage and a car had to have its roof removed to get people out. There is no word on what caused the crash or if anyone was hurt. FOX8 is working to gather […]

  • Woman’s body found in open field in Burlington

    BURLINGTON, N.C. – A woman’s body was found in an open field Saturday in Burlington, according to police. Sandra Buck, 45, has been identified as the victim. Police said the preliminary cause of death is exposure to the cold. The body was found Saturday across the street from 1610 N. Graham Hopedale Road. Police initially said the death is being called suspicious because of where the body was found.

  • Police in Greensboro deliver gifts to the community for ‘Operation Yuletide’

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – This time of year, many local families need a little extra support. Luckily, the Greensboro Police Department is stepping up. Today, officers delivered gifts to 25 families and 25 senior citizens in need as part of “Operation Yuletide.” The officers personally delivered the gifts to families’ homes, which included toys, bikes, household items and toiletries. Police said they love having the chance to make positive connections with the people they serve.

  • Thousands gather for FOX8/Old Dominion Triad Holiday Concert in Winston-Salem

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The holiday spirit is in the air all across the Piedmont this weekend, especially in Winston-Salem as thousands gather for out FOX8 Old Dominion Triad Holiday Concert. For many years, FOX8 and Old Dominion have celebrated the Triad Holiday Food Drive by hosting concerts at the Greensboro Coliseum, Lawrence Joel Veteran Memorial Coliseum, and in Burlington at Williams High School. The Holiday concerts have become a tradition for many Piedmont Triad families, offering quality holiday entertainment. The […]

  • Woman accused of swinging around a backpack full of puppies at a bar

    POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – A woman in Florida is accused of swinging a bag of pupping around in a bar. WSVN reported that 27-year-old Teresa Gardner was jailed under a $1,000 bond on charges of animal cruelty and resisting arrest. The suspect was allegedly swinging around a backpack with four 1-month-old Chihuahua puppies inside at the Briny Irish Pub in Pompano Beach, Fla. Deputies said the puppies were trembling inside the bag. It’s unclear where the dogs came from. They’re […]

  • North Carolina authorities looking for man charged with multiple counts of child rape

    UNION COUNTY, N.C. – Deputies in Union County are looking for a man accused of multiple counts of child rape. Daran Marte Wingo, 31, faces several charges of statutory rape of child by adult and multiple counts of indecent liberties with a child. Wingo was last living in the Indian Trail area, according to a Facebook post by the Union County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said he is aware of the pending charges and is trying to evade his arrest. Anyone […]

  • Fire breaks out at Thomas Built Buses plant in High Point for the second time this week

    HIGH POINT, N.C. – A fire broke out at the Thomas Built Buses plant in High Point for the second time this week. High Point firefighters were called to the plant shortly before 12 p.m. Saturday and quickly had the situation under control. Fire officials believe a welding machine caught fire. Nobody was hurt and workers have since been allowed back in the building. A similar fire broke out earlier this week when what investigators believe was the same welding […]

  • Charity ride honors Greensboro Police Officer Jared Franks, who died in the line of duty

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Several members of the community gathered for a charity ride to pay respect to a Greensboro officer who died in the line of duty. The event honoring Greensboro Police Officer Jared Franks started at 11 a.m. in Elon and ends at Grimsley High School in Greensboro at 7 p.m. Franks was 24 years old when he died while responding to a call for a possible robbery last Saturday. He was trying to avoid hitting another patrol car […]

  • A&T beats Alcorn State 24-22 to win its third Celebration Bowl

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – North Carolina A&T State University beat Alcorn State in a 24-22 win for Aggies’ third Celebration Bowl in four years.    

  • Some rain and fog this weekend, but nice weather will return next week

    The Piedmont is seeing cloudy weather on Saturday with a few periods of light rain and some fog. Highs remain the upper-40s to near 50. Sunday will be mostly cloudy with a slight chance for a shower, 30 percent. Highs will be in the lower 50s. Nice weather returns early next week. It will be mostly sunny on Monday with a high in the upper-50s. Sunny and cooler on Tuesday, highs in the upper-40s to near 50. Expect more sunshine […]

  • Toyota recalls pickups, SUVs to fix air bag, brake problems

    Toyota recalled nearly 90,000 land cruisers and Lexus LX-570 vehicles from the past decade on Thursday over a safety issue that involves the front passenger seatbelt. The car manufacturer said that over time, the seatbelt’s tension sensor might not work properly. Toyota said it is working on a remedy and will notify owners by mid-February. Also, about 44,000 2018 and 2019 Tacoma trucks have been recalled. Toyota says there is an issue with the brakes that could increase your risk […]

  • Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin valued at nearly $7 million seized at US-Mexico bridge

    PHARR, Texas — A massive haul of meth, cocaine and heroin was seized at the US-Mexico border earlier this week in Texas. Fox News reported that border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers with drug-sniffing dogs found packages of narcotics hidden within the shipment. The bridge crosses the Rio Grande, connecting Texas with Mexico. Authorities seized 35 packages believed to be methamphetamine weighing 320 pounds, seven […]