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Homicide investigation underway after 2 shot, 1 dead in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Police are investigating after two people were shot, one fatally, in Greensboro Tuesday night, according to Greensboro Police Department Watch Operations. The shooting was reported just after 10 p.m. near the intersection of Beckford Drive and Fairfax Road. Police have not released the condition of the second victim or any information on what led up to the shooting.
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Greensboro mom pulls 4-year-old son out of preschool after he wanders away from campus unsupervised

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A Greensboro mother pulled her 4-year-old son out of preschool at a local elementary school after he wandered away from campus unsupervised and ended up walking almost two blocks away before someone found him. “You can’t help but think, ‘What if?’ And there’s too many ‘what ifs,’” Jordan Thornley said. “What if somebody grabbed him, or what if he got hit by a car?” Thornley met with the principal at Joyner Elementary School Tuesday morning and she says […]
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Vehicle in Battleground Avenue crash that killed 5 was not reported stolen, DA says; charges dropped

GREENSBORO, N.C. — New information came to light Tuesday involving a crash on Battleground Avenue that killed five people last year. The Guilford County District Attorney’s Office confirmed that charges against Erica Leann Robinson, whom police said filed a false report, have been dropped. Deputies said the 2003 silver Acura that ended up in a high-speed chase prior to the September crash was stolen. The district attorney says after carefully reviewing body cameras worn that night and the police report, they […]
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Airport authority puts PTI name change on hold

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Piedmont Triad International Airport will keep its name for at least several months as the airport authority conducts a public study on whether to make a change, the Greensboro News & Record reports. Public input will be a big part of that process, members of the Piedmont Triad Airport Authority said at their regular monthly meeting Tuesday. “If there are better ideas we will certainly entertain those,” said Steve Showfety, chairman of the airport board. The board […]
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Judge orders release of police video to review board, officers’ lawyer objects

A Guilford County superior court judge has ordered the release of police body-worn camera video from 10 Greensboro police officers to the city’s police community review board for its review in a racial profiling complaint by a 29-year-old black man who was arrested while visiting downtown with his friends in September 2016. The professional standards […]

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