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  • Identical twin World War II veterans celebrate 100th birthday

    BALTIMORE — Twin World War II veterans in Baltimore are marking a combined 200-years on earth, WJZ reports. The two identical twin brothers, George and Jim Martin, just joined an elite club after celebrating their 100th birthday. George and Jim were born just minutes apart on November 15th, 1919. “I don’t feel old,” Jim said. The duo served in World War II together. Jim was in the Merchant Marine and George was in the U.S. Army and lost his arm […]

  • NC man arrested after exchanging thousands of messages with detective he thought was minor, sentenced to 10 years

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Durham man pleaded guilty to attempted enticement of a minor and was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to a United States Department of Justice news release. Jeffrey Brandeis, 49, of Durham, pleaded guilty on July 25 to one count of attempted enticement of a minor. He was sentenced Friday by United States DistrictJudge N. Carlton Tilley, Jr. to 120 months of imprisonment followed by 15 years of supervised release. In September 2018, Brandeis used […]

  • 25-year-old woman, mother of 5, found shot dead in vehicle in Greensboro

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Officers found a woman dead in her vehicle Thursday morning in Greensboro, according to police. At about 10:20 a.m., police responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at Hampton Park at 3111 Four Seasons Boulevard. At the scene, officers found 25-year-old Desirae Aimee Hall dead in her vehicle with a gunshot wound. Friends tell FOX8 she was a mother to five children. Police say they are investigating the case as a homicide. Anyone with information is […]

  • Designs to Fight Hunger turns more than 1,000 food items into a towering holiday sculpture

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — Christmas is still more than a month away, which means its the perfect time to start thinking about helping others! The 2019 Designs to Fight Hunger project is underway, highlighting a design by High Point Rotarian and architect John Anderson. The Rotary Club of High Point constructed a 7-foot-4 Christmas tree, complete with all the trimmings and presents. The structure includes more than 1,000 food items — over 700 pounds of food — and it’s all […]

  • Rare buck with three antlers photographed in Michigan

    MICHIGAN (WJW) – A photographer in Michigan captured images of a very unique deer: it has three antlers. Steve Lindberg is a former state representative from the Upper Peninsula. He’s also an amateur photographer who tries to post one nature-related photo a day to social media, The Detroit Free Press reports. He wrote on Facebook: “Five days before rifle season for Whitetail Deer and look who I get to see, along with his girlfriend. A three antlered, nine or twelve point […]

  • Man who had his Porsche stolen holds suspect at gunpoint

    ST. LOUIS – Andre Tunstall is part owner of Luxe Menswear on Washington Avenue in St. Louis’s Downtown West neighborhood. Tunstall said he’s worked hard for his money. When he realized someone stole his Porsche on Wednesday, he was desperate to find it. He posted a message on Facebook and within a few hours, a tipster sent a message indicating the vehicle was in an alley in the Baden neighborhood. Tunstall called St. Louis police, filed a report, and then […]

  • Hunter shoots man with buckshot after reportedly mistaking him for deer

    WESTMINSTER, S.C. — A South Carolina hunter allegedly shot a fellow hunter after mistaking him for a deer, according to WYFF. Before 8 a.m. Thursday, emergency personnel responded to the scene at Roachester Road and West Oak Highway in Westminster. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources reports the two men were hunting with a group, when one walked out of his stand, according to WYFF. The victim was hit in the upper body with buckshot. He was taken to a […]

  • Help us choose songs for the FOX8/Old Dominion Triad holiday concerts

    The 2019 FOX8/Old Dominion Triad Holiday concerts will be: Burlington 7 p.m. Dec. 13 Williams High School Winston-Salem 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 LJVM Coliseum Greensboro 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 Greensboro Coliseum The Triad Holiday Food Drive, sponsored by FOX8 and Old Dominion Freight Line, provides The Salvation Army with food to help feed local families in need. More than 9 million cans of food have been collected since 1987. This is the largest and most important food collection event of […]

  • Impeachment hearings continue Friday as former ambassador to Ukraine testifies

    WASHINGTON — One witness is scheduled to testify publicly Friday in Day 2 of the President Donald Trump impeachment hearings, WFLA reports. Former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch is scheduled to testify before the House Intelligence Committee at 9 a.m. However, a revelation in ambassador Bill Taylor’s testimony on Wednesday led the committee to request one of his staffers to testify privately. Taylor said on Wednesday that one of his staffers, later identified by multiple NBC News sources as State […]

  • Coal remains main source of global energy, Ford launches presales for electric Mustang and more

    In Friday’s Money Matters, Jane King discusses coal which still fuels most of the world, Ford which launched presales for a new electric Mustang and Apple which is introducing a new app that lets users participate in long-term health studies.

  • Brawl featuring violent helmet swing, blow to head mars end of Thursday Night Football

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s Myles Garrett was ejected from Thursday night’s home game against the Steelers after getting in a fight with several Pittsburgh players, WJW reports. — Vikings Blogger (@firstandskol) November 15, 2019 With 8 seconds left to play Garrett hit Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph. Rudolph then tried to take Garrett’s helmet off, but was unsuccessful.  Garrett then ripped Rudolph’s off and swung at his head repeatedly, knocking him down. Steelers’ center Maurkice Pouncey then attacked Garrett. Garrett, Larry […]

  • Police find 26 children behind false wall at day care

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The state has suspended the license for Play Mountain Place day care in Colorado Springs after 26 children were found behind a false wall in the owner’s basement, KDVR reports. All of the children are under the age of three. The owner, 58-year-old Carla Faith, is being investigated. A total of three adult workers were arrested, but those charges were canceled pending an ongoing investigation. On Wednesday, the department asked the Colorado Springs police to assist […]

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