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 2021-02-24 15:04 

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[ FOX Greensboro ]

Robby Rummage rises to become Lexington's new police chief after 22 years on the force...

LEXINGTON, N.C. — Meet Robby Rummage, the City of Lexington's newest police chief. Rummage was appointed by City Manager Terra Greene to replace Chief Mark Sink following his retirement. The new police chief will assume his post on March 1. Rumm...

 2021-02-24 14:10 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

'No hospitalizations or deaths'; FDA finds Johnson & Johnson 1-dose COVID-19 vaccine works...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson's single-dose vaccine protects against COVID-19, according to an analysis by U.S. regulators Wednesday that sets the stage for a final decision on a new and easier-to-use shot to help tame the pandemic. The Fo...

 2021-02-24 13:51 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

NC mom warns others after toddler son hit with serious complications from COVID-19...

North Carolina has had 88 cases of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, better known as MIS-C....

 2021-02-24 13:50 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Gov. Cooper expected to discuss possible easing of NC COVID-19 restrictions during news conference...

For the past 11 months the bar Parliament and many other across the Triangle have been empty, but some are optimistic that could change....

 2021-02-24 13:35 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Documents show North Carolina served as a training base for some militia members...

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) Federal documents related to the investigation into the Capitol breach of January 6, reveal that North Carolina served as a training base for some militia members. In a superseding indictment against several alleged members of the milit...

 2021-02-24 13:22 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Mayonnaise used as miracle treatment for endangered turtles...

When it comes to saving sea turtles, Israeli rescuers have discovered that mayonnaise is a miracle....

 2021-02-24 13:21 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Are we headed back to $3 per gallon gas?...

(NEXSTAR) It may feel like gas prices are high right now, but come summer you may be wishing the winter fuel prices would return. The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline jumped 14 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.64, according to the ...

 2021-02-24 13:18 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

I have diabetes. Should I get the COVID-19 vaccine?...

As COVID-19 vaccines begin roll in for the general public, what does it mean for those with underlying health conditions including diabetes....

 2021-02-24 12:51 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

'One in a million': Rare cardinal spotted that is half male, half female 'divided right down the middle'...

A longtime birdwatcher in Pennsylvania spotted what he called a "once-in-a-lifetime" bird encounter — a rare cardinal that appeared to be genetically half male and half female....

 2021-02-24 12:28 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Food, health services, financial help: Cooperative Community Ministry in Thomasville helps those in need even through pandemic...

It's like a one-stop shop for people who need a little help. The Cooperative Community Ministry in Thomasville offers food but also health and financial services. They have to make lots of changes during the pandemic. But as FOX8's Katie Nordeen e...

 2021-02-24 11:34 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

More than 3.4 million Texans still facing disrupted water supplies, authorities say...

A little more than 3.4 million people in Texas in 204 counties still had issues with their water supply as of Tuesday evening, compared to over 7.9 million people a day earlier, a spokesman for the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) said....

 2021-02-24 11:33 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Full moon will peak late this week as the 'Snow Moon'...

The next full Moon will be early Saturday morning, February 27, 2021, appearing opposite the Sun in Earth-based longitude at 3:17 AM EST. The Moon will appear full for about three days around this time, from Thursday night through Sunday morning. The moon...

 2021-02-24 11:32 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Pennsylvania lawmakers to introduce adult-use cannabis bill...

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The effort to legalize marijuana in Pennsylvania is about to get a boost from an unusual political partnership. One of those partners is State Senator Dan Laughlin from Erie. Here is more on what is being introduced today. State Se...

 2021-02-24 11:30 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

States rush to catch up on delayed vaccines, expand access...

From coast to coast, states are scrambling to catch up on vaccinations a week after winter storms battered a large swath of the U.S. and led to clinic closures, canceled appointments and shipment backlogs nationwide....

 2021-02-24 11:27 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Kansas 'hit massively' with unemployment fraud amid pandemic, state says; lawmakers push for audit...

TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT)— Some Kansas GOP lawmakers are demanding more oversight of the state's unemployment office. In a committee hearing Tuesday, lawmakers in the Kansas House Commerce, Labor and Economic Development Committee added an amendment t...

 2021-02-24 11:15 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Should the military continue to be allowed to police itself on sexual assault? Retired general and Pentagon weigh in...

A retired major general in the U.S. Army is blowing the whistle, calling the military's handling of sexual assault and harassment the greatest threat to our national security....

 2021-02-24 10:55 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Alabama teachers arrested for sexual contact with students, selling marijuana...

Two Alabama teachers face charges after authorities say they had sexual contact with students and sold marijuana to them inside the school....

 2021-02-24 10:52 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Tiger Woods faces hard recovery from 'significant' injuries in car crash...

Golf star Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery on his leg and ankle after his SUV swerved off the road and rolled down a steep hillside Tuesday morning, requiring crews to pry him from the wreckage....

 2021-02-24 04:06 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Health leaders in Alamance County holding mass vaccination clinic...

ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — As the push to vaccinate people continues, one health department is teaming up with a health care provider to get more shots into the arms of those in rural and marginalized communities. Health leaders in Alamance County are ...

 2021-02-24 03:14 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools names Tricia McManus as new superintendent...

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has named Tricia McManus as the school system's new superintendent. McManus has been acting as the interim superintendent since November after Dr. Angela Hairston resigned. Prior to taki...

 2021-02-24 02:40 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

County commissioners approve funds for High Point growth projects...

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Guilford County Commissioners have approved two separate requests for funds for High Point growth projects. At Monday night's meetings, county leaders approved the grant of $100,000 to the High Point Equity Project and $7 mill...

 2021-02-24 02:12 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

North Carolina teachers move to the front of the vaccine line this week...

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) Starting on Wednesday, educators in North Carolina, regardless of age, will be able to get their COVID-19 vaccine shots. Staff at daycares and schools teaching Pre-K through 12th graders can get the vaccine starting Wedn...

 2021-02-24 01:47 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Expert offers tips to parents after recent child abductions tied to online activity...

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Remote learning and more devices in the hands of young people have opened the door to online predators. "Children who are being recruited and groomed online has absolutely exploded during COVID," said Pam Strickland, the f...

 2021-02-24 01:31 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

A lot less red on NC's COVID alert map, but will that mean a lifting of restrictions?...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — North Carolina's newest COVID-19 alert map looks a whole lot less red. Only 27 counties are in the red zone for having the most severe level of community spread — the fewest since the state Department of Health and H...

 2021-02-24 01:24 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Lawmakers hold hearing to review security failure during Capitol riots...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — On Tuesday, United States lawmakers examined what caused the security failures during the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Former Capitol Police Chief Steven Sund called it the worst attack on law enforcement and democracy ...

 2021-02-24 01:21 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Triad school districts re-evaluate internet policies following abductions...

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Two teenage girls talking to men they met online using their school issued computers has raised concerns. Fortunately for their families, their abductions ended with the girls being located. These cases have opened new questi...

 2021-02-24 01:07 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Florida Sen. Rick Scott wants to know why National Guard is still in US Capitol after Jan. 6 riot...

Senators held their first public hearing on Tuesday regarding the Jan. 6 attack at the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-02-24 00:53 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Child tax credit clears Budget Committee: Who would qualify for monthly checks?...

(NEXSTAR) President Joe Biden's stimulus plan moved one step closer to reality Monday after the House Budget Committee advanced a $1.9 trillion package, bringing with it some significant potential changes to the childcare tax credit for 2021. If enact...

 2021-02-24 00:48 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

'Post-Trump' migrants arrive at border with harrowing stories, hopes of being let into U.S....

These latest newcomers include transgender women fleeing persecution in Honduras and El Salvador, men and women from Guatemala fed up with gangs and violence, and Cubans following the steps of thousands who've fled political oppression on the island....

 2021-02-24 00:44 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

See the new, futuristic-looking Postal Service trucks...

The iconic U.S. Postal Service vehicles are getting a makeover....

 2021-02-24 00:35 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Restaurant auctioneers, equipment liquidators notice uptick in business in the Triad during pandemic...

RANDLEMAN, N.C. — As restaurants around the state announce closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurant auctioneers and equipment liquidators say they've noticed an uptick in business. "We get phone calls every day from people wanting t...

 2021-02-24 00:25 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

'They were shocked': Woman surprises Guilford County Animal Shelter with massive donation...

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Staff at the Guilford County Animal Shelter received quite the surprise when Ana Marin showed up with as many as eight cars filled with donations. "They were shocked when I came," she said. Marin donated three benches...

 2021-02-24 00:10 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Mom loses mother, 3 children during widespread power outages in Texas...

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston-area woman whose mother and three children were killed last week during the state's widespread power outages says she hopes to use money from a fundraising campaign to increase awareness about fire safety. Jackie Nguyen,...

 2021-02-24 00:00 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Family sees improvement with stem cell treatments for Greensboro girl with amnesia 'Caitlin Can't Remember' episode 25...

GREENSBORO, N.C. — It's the kind of conversation Chris Little has had with his daughter, Caitlin, for more than three years now. "We're in South Dakota to see Dr. Pierce, a wonderful fellow, about stem cell therapy," Chris tells Cait...

 2021-02-23 23:46 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

COVID-19 vaccine makers tell Congress to expect a big jump in supply...

COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday to expect a big jump in the delivery of doses over the coming month, and the companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans to get inoculated by summer....

 2021-02-23 23:45 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Burlington police chief retiring after nearly 8 years with department...

BURLINGTON, N.C. — After nearly eight years, Burlington Police Chief Jeffrey Smythe is hanging up his badge and moving on. FOX8 sat down with him about the difficult decision he made to retire from the Burlington Police Department. He said it was th...

 2021-02-23 23:38 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Lawmakers torn on how to improve Texas power grid after deadly winter storms...

As Texans continue to recover from last week...

 2021-02-23 23:19 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Mars rover's giant parachute carried secret message...

The huge parachute used by NASA's Perseverance rover to land on Mars contained a secret message, thanks to a puzzle lover on the spacecraft team....

 2021-02-23 23:13 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Asylum-seekers have to pay money to use bathrooms at border migrant campsite...

A business owner near a migrant campsite just south of border, is charging people from the camp 8 pesos (40 cents) to use his bathroom. Migrants say they have no other options....

 2021-02-23 22:33 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Sen. Tillis supports confirmation of Garland for US attorney general...

Tillis said Garland has a deep understanding of the law coupled with an "outstanding"; record of serving the country....

 2021-02-23 22:31 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Former police chief says 'systems broke down' amid US Capitol riot...

Senators on Tuesday grilled former top U.S. Capitol security officials, demanding they explain failures that allowed a deadly riot on Jan. 6....

 2021-02-23 22:25 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Graham woman accused of abducting 2 children...

GRAHAM, N.C. — A woman is facing charges in connection with a child abduction cause, according to a news release from the Alamance County Sheriff's Office. Jessica Zamora Smith, of Graham, is charged with abduction of a child, felonious restrain...

 2021-02-23 22:11 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Beat poet, publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti dies at 101...

Poet, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who helped launch and perpetuate the Beat movement, has died. He was 101....

 2021-02-23 22:08 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Earth microbes could survive on Mars, study finds...

"If a microbe can hack it up there, above much of the protective ozone layer, it just might be able to survive however briefly on a journey to the surface of Mars."...

 2021-02-23 21:51 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

'Prayers have been answered': Family of Kernersville officer who was shot in face thanks multiple local agencies for help...

KERNERSVILLE, N.C. — The family of the Kernersville officer who was shot and sent to the hospital has released a statement of thanks to multiple local agencies for their support. The full statement is provided below: "The family would like to pe...

 2021-02-23 21:48 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

MAP: What we know about the area where Tiger Woods crashed...

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 2021-02-23 21:47 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

What New York prosecutors could learn from Donald Trump's tax records...

Now, thanks to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling, prosecutors will have access to former President Donald Trump...

 2021-02-23 21:36 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

GOP senators question HHS nominee Xavier Becerra...

California...

 2021-02-23 21:20 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Illinois rep. proposes banning 'Grand Theft Auto' video game due to rise in carjackings...

(WTVO) — In response to an increase of carjackings in the Chicago-area, one state lawmaker wants to ban a video game he says is contributing to the problem. According to ABC7 Chicago, State. Rep. Marcus Evans said that the 'Grand Theft Auto'...

 2021-02-23 21:19 

WGHP

[ FOX Greensboro ]

Change in leadership at Guilford College with new interim president named...

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Guilford College on Tuesday announced a new interim president has been named. Jim Hood, a professor of English at Guilford College and a 1979 graduate of the school, will take over as interim president, effective immediately. Caro...

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