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Distracted driving may have led to fatal High Point crash, police say

OnnesHIGH POINT —Police say distracted driving may have led to a fatal crash this afternoon on Interstate 74.The identity of the man killed is being withheld pending notification of family, High Point police said in a news release.Police said they responded about 2:20 p.m. Friday to Interstate 74 ea

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-10-19 22:16:00

Stolen vehicle hits utility pole in High Point; witnesses report 2 people ran from scene

HIGH POINT, N.C. — A stolen vehicle hit a utility pole in High Point on Friday morning. Police found two people injured, and witnesses said two others ran from the scene.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 12:46:33

1 person killed in 3-vehicle crash on I-74 in High Point

HIGH POINT, N.C. - A person was killed in a three-vehicle crash on Interstate 74 in High Point Friday afternoon, according to a news release from High Point police. The crash happened at 2:23 p.m. in the eastbound lanes just before the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Exit. The driver of a Dodge Ram

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 21:26:13

THINGS TO DO: A roundup of local events

Quaker Lake Camp, 1503 N.C. 62 East, Climax. Pumpkin Festival, 3-7 p.m. Oct. 19. Pumpkin patch, fall festival and tractor-pulled hay ride. 336-674-2321,quakerlakecamp.org.Ghost Stories in the Park, High Point Museum & Historical Park, 1859 E. Lexington Ave., High Point. 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20. Free. The s


Video shows Guilford County school bus driver slapping student

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Video provided to FOX8 shows a Guilford County school bus driver slapping a student. Watch the video in the player above. The incident happened Thursday aboard the bus, which was carrying Ferndale Middle School students. The driver has been suspended, the school district tells FO

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 14:55:12

Suspected shooter ID'd, should be considered armed, dangerous, say Davidson County deputies

Warrants charge Devaunte Maleek Barriet, 25, of Lexington, with robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and the intent to kill, among other crimes.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-19 16:29:00

Man accused of intentionally hitting, killing man with vehicle in Wilkes County

WILKES COUNTY, N.C. — A person was intentionally hit and killed by a vehicle on Thursday, according to a news release from the Wilkes County Sheriff’s Office.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 20:34:11

Woman warns others after purses snatched at High Point businesses

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Two women say they were robbed of their purses just two hours apart in High Point. Both of the robberies happened on Wednesday afternoon. One was at the Aldi on North Main Street and the other was at the Walmart on South Main Street. One of the victims decided to speak out, hopin

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 23:03:33

Eight great things to do in the Triad: Oct. 19-21 | YES! Weekly

OnOct. 19inGreensboro, theGreensboro Science Centerwill be holding its final freeTrivia Beeof the season atLeBauer Park, located at208 N. Davie St.From6:30 until 7:30 p.m., “Learn about theexhibits, wildlife, and happenings at the Greensboro Science Centerwhile playing for a chance towin prizes and

YES WEEKLY - 2018-10-19 17:29:38

Woman killed in early morning crash in Greensboro identified

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The person killed in a wreck in Greensboro early Friday morning has been indentified, Greensboro police report. Ofelia Paredes, 21, of Colfax was driving south on Fleming Road and her vehicle went off on the right side and then back across lanes of travel. The vehicle then went o

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-19 15:21:40

23-year-old shot in Lexington; officials using dogs, helicopter to search for suspect

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Dogs and a helicopter were deployed to help find the suspect in a Thursday shooting in Lexington, according to the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-18 16:08:54

Fairview Elementary in High Point to remain under Guilford County Schools' control

ISD, the special school district created by the state, temporarily takes on a small number of schools with low student performance on state tests and then recruits operators to run the schools.


Lexington Man Shot In Front of Girlfriend, Children At Home: Sheriff

LEXINGTON, NC (WFMY) - A Lexington man was shot at home alongside his girlfriend and two children Thursday morning.Davidson County Sheriff David Grice said 28-year-old Thomas Edward Harris was at his home on Elwin Circle when a man came in and fired four to five rounds. Harris' girlfriend and two ch

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-10-18 20:12:57

Clemmons man accused of manufacturing vape pens with marijuana oil after traffic stop leads to search warrant, Forsyth County deputies say

Phillip Lee Robinson, 34, of Trinity Garden Circle was charged with felony possession with intent to manufacture, sell and deliver a controlled substance and other offenses, the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said.


Arrest made in East Side Drive shooting in Greensboro

Lamonte Gregory Baldwin, 49, is charged with assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, larceny of a firearm and discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle.


Greensboro Transit Authority bus, 3 other vehicles involved in crash; at least 1 injured

Photo GalleryGUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — A Greensboro Transit Authority bus and three other vehicles were involved in a crash Thursday.The crash happened near the intersection of West Gate City Boulevard and Guilford College Road.At least one person was injured.There is no word on what caused the crash.

MY FOX 8 - 2018-10-18 18:18:48

High Point Arts Council says Go Out for the Arts after the Furniture Market

Plan now to Go Out for the Arts after the Furniture Market. Just like guests in our home, we love to have them visit but we are glad when they leave so that we can get back to our routine. And one of those routines is going out to dinner!

YES WEEKLY - 2018-10-18 18:24:33

Man charged Wednesday with breaking into downtown business on Fourth Street earlier this month

Bruce Earl Turner, 51, who has no permanent address, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in the 1400 block of Gholson Avenue in connection with the crime.

WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL - 2018-10-18 16:13:00

Ragsdale High School Assistant Principal Dies

It is with a heavy heart that we have to announce to you that Mrs. Ransom was killed in a car accident last night. Jean Ransom, one of our greatest Tigers, has been a strong and integral part of our Ragsdale...— Ragsdale Boosters (@RagsdaleBooster)October 17, 2018


Help available for Guilford County food stamp recipients to replace food spoiled by power outage

StockbyteGREENSBORO —The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services is trying to spread the word about an emergency food replacement option.It's available for people who participate in Food and Nutrition Services program and includes items bought with EBT benefit cards.People who used b