A Missing North Carolina Mother And 2-Year-Old Son Were Found Burned Beyond Recognition In Trunk Of Her CarThe Vivid Faces of the VanishedNewsBreak Contributor
North Carolina woman gives birth to her son and walks to receive her doctorate degree in 24 hoursWilliamNewsBreak Contributor
Major Retailer Sears is Permanently Closing in North CarolinaBryan DijkhuizenNewsBreak Contributor
Longstanding Dollar General Store Permanently Closing July 1st, as a New Location is Also AnnouncedJoel EisenbergNewsBreak Contributor
Don't Miss a Chance to Win Tickets for Upcoming Alabama Concert at Greensboro Coliseum in NC - Contest Presented by Fox8Ashleigh NicoleNewsBreak Contributor
20-year-old shot in the arm in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A 20-year-old was shot in Winston-Salem on Sunday around 2:45 p.m., according to the Winston-Salem Police Department. Khamad Cherry Williams was shot in his left arm and called Winston-Salem police to the 1400 block of E. Twenty-Second St., according to police. The suspected shooter left the...
Video: North Carolina bus shootout bystander is lucky to be alive
Tobias got agitated and told the bus driver to touch him so he could claim self-defense. In the video, he’s seen pulling out a gun. That’s when the driver and passenger started shooting at each other. Davis, who was sitting closest to the confrontation hit the deck.
Best-selling author celebrates paperback release of new book in Triad
An international best-selling author is celebrating the paperback release of her novel in Winston-Salem. Sarah McCoy, author of “Mustique Island” joined the Local Vibe team to share how her book will make for a good Summer read and addition to your book club. Watch the video to hear from McCoy.
1 injured in shooting on New Walkertown Road
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police said a man was injured after a shooting in Winston-Salem Sunday. Winston-Salem police responded to a shooting in the parking lot at 1485 New Walkertown Road shortly before 8 a.m. Officers said the victim delayed calling the police. After initial investigation, police discovered Phillip Michael...
PIT maneuver ends stolen car chase in Winston-Salem, troopers say
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — A chase involving a stolen car ended with a PIT maneuver in Winston-Salem on Sunday morning, according to North Carolina State Highway Patrol. Troopers say that the chase began in Clemmons and that they were pursuing a stolen vehicle. The chase ended on Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard in Winston-Salem when […]
Developer facing charges buys NC property seized by Secret Service
The U.S. Secret Service has sold a High Rock Lake property it had seized to a prolific developer who is now facing criminal charges of his own in California.
Police searching for suspect in Dollar Tree robbery in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are looking for the person responsible for the robbery of a Winston-Salem business Saturday. Winston-Salem police said they responded to the Dollar Tree at 3039 Waughtown Street on a reported robbery shortly before 12:30 p.m. Officers said the suspect entered the store wearing a black...
DSS hosting job fair
The Davidson County Department of Social Services will host a job fair on Thursday, June 1 at the Governmental Building located at 913 Greensboro St., Lexington. The Davidson County Department of Social Services has openings for social workers, income maintenance workers and more. Please join us for a job fair to learn more about these opportunities.
Truck hits, damages NC bridge; traffic detour set for a week, police say
Concrete could be seen torn off the bottom of the bridge and steel rods were also seen extending from the area that was hit.
Man dead in drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police responded to a shooting in the area of Northwest Boulevard and Trade Street just before midnight Wednesday. While officers were on the way to the scene, they were notified that someone was shot. When they arrived, 30-year-old Wilmer Rafael Suazo-Montoya was on the ground...
‘Godsend’: Rare twin mules born in Thomasville
THOMASVILLE, N.C. (WGHP) — A horse gave birth to twin mules in a rare occurrence their owners are calling it a miracle. “They usually don’t survive the birth because they’ll both try and come out at the same time,” said Cheryl Fellers, newborn mule owner. The odds were against Little Joe and Harley. They are […]
City Aquatics Program Kicks Off with Bolton Pool and Winston Waterworks Opening for Memorial Day Weekend
The summer aquatics program in the city will commence soon with Bolton Pool and Winston Waterworks opening for the Memorial Day weekend from May 27-29. Both facilities will be open on Saturday from noon to 6 pm, 1 to 6 pm on Sunday, May 28 and noon to 6 pm on Monday, May 29.
People want a stoplight at a dangerous Forsyth County intersection
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Driving dangers are top of mind this weekend with an estimated 42 million people on the roads. The highways and interstates are not the only areas people can have crashes. Plenty of them happen on local roads. One area FOX8 has received several complaints about is the intersection of Fishel Road and […]
North Carolina mother asks for help in finding 14-year-old daughter last seen in January
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Winston-Salem mother is pleading for the public’s help in finding her 14-year-old daughter, who was last seen in January. Fourteen-year-old Laela Jones was last seen on Jan. 14, 2023, leaving her home in Winston-Salem. Her family filed a report with police that day, but they didn’t send out a news release about it until this week.
Winston-Salem proposes $605.7 million budget for 2023-2024, featuring pay increases, minimum wage hike, and green infrastructure improvements.
The proposed $605.7 million budget for Winston-Salem includes pay increases for city employees, firefighters, and law enforcement officers, as well as a minimum wage increase to $15.45 per hour.
3 arrested after house party robbery in Winston-Salem on Greenwich Road, police say
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (WGHP) — Three people were arrested and face drug charges after a person was robbed at gunpoint at a house party on Wednesday night, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 11:57 p.m., officers were sent to Greenwich Road on an assault call involving weapons. Arriving officers found a house party […]
NC deputy fatally shoots barricaded subject with hostage that ‘came at’ them with sledgehammer, sheriff’s office says
The sheriff's office's Tactical High Risk Apprehension Team and crisis negotiators were then called to the scene and neighboring homes were evacuated by deputies out of caution.
Memorial Day City Operations: Closures, Schedule Changes, and Contact Information
City offices will close on May 29 for Memorial Day. CityLink 311 will not be staffed, but non-emergency calls will be forwarded. Email, website, and mobile app requests will be processed the next day. Garbage collection will follow a normal schedule, but yard-waste and recycling collections will be postponed one day. Some waste facilities will be closed.Visit here for more details.
Wake Forest named regional host for NCAA Baseball Tournament
WINSTON SALEM, NC – For the first time since 2017, Wake Forest will be a regional host in the NCAA Baseball Tournament, as announced Sunday evening. Joining Wake Forest as regional hosts are: Auburn, LSU, Virginia, Clemson, South Carolina, Coastal Carolina, Miami, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Stanford, Oklahoma State, Indiana State and Alabama.
Spotty Showers for Memorial Day
Upper level low will push out to the northern NC coast. A few more showers/ isolated storm possible Tuesday. Upper level low is over central North Carolina this morning. It will meander near the NC coast into Tuesday as the surface low dissipates later today. Misty rain, patchy fog and cool temps will persist today with highs near 70 this afternoon — still a good 10+ degrees below average. This still bodes better for the Coca Cola 600 race at 3pm as any showers will be light. Hopefully, they will be able to keep the track dry this afternoon.
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