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First snow of season buries Greensboro

The first snow of the season led the city of Greensboro and Guilford County to declare states of emergency Sunday. Local schools will be closed Monday. Most roads are drivable only by the brave or the reckless. It’s a mess out there, folks. And winter hasn’t yet begun.

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Police apprehend man with guns at Smith High School, believe he had a relationship to intended target

At approximately 12:40 pm an individual identified as Steve Brantley Spence, BM/29, of Norfolk, Virginia entered Smith High School located at 2407 S. Holden Rd. The subject entered the cafeteria and was immediately questioned by school employees. The school employees called for a school lockdown and the subject left the cafeteria and was confronted by the School Resource officer who observed multiple weapons. The individual turned and ran from the officer but was apprehended after a brief foot pursuit by the School Resource Officer and assisting officers.

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Greensboro releases police body camera video of events leading to the death of man in custody

With court approval, The City of Greensboro has released police body camera video of events leading to the death of Marcus Smith who was hog-tied by police. The state medical examiner release a report today that classified the manner of Smith’s death as a homicide and cited the causes as “Sudden cardiopulmonary arrest due to prone restraint; n-ethylpentalone, cocaine, and alcohol use; and hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.”

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