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Jul. 30, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

Gallery-Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center,UNC

Tribute of murdered UNC professor Feng Liu at the FedEx Global Communication Center, UNC. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 27, 2014 @ 10:21 PM

Gallery-Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park.

Carolina Rollergirls' Raleigh Ruckus and the Chapel Hill Thrillers at the Wheels Fun Park. The Herald-Sun | Bernard Thomas

Jul. 15, 2014 @ 08:35 PM

GALLERY: Severe storms cause flooding in Durham

A cold front brought severe storms into the area, causing flooding in parts of Durham. Parts of Forest Hills Park were covered with at least two feet of water. The Herald-Sun | Christine T. Nguyen

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Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:09 PM

Police seeking burglary, arson suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Johnathan Robert Warda who is wanted on burglary and first-degree arson charges.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:55 PM

UNC BOG finance committee supports need-based aid cap

A UNC Board of Governors committee moved a proposal forward on Thursday to cap the amount of need-based aid that comes from tuition dollars in an effort to help working families. But others say it may hurt middle as well as low-income families and could lead to more student debt.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Durham woman sentenced in IRS fraud case

A Durham woman was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison for conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, the U.S. Justice Department and IRS announced.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:28 PM

State Senate blocks renewal of preservation credits

Advocates conceded Friday that the N.C. Senate has blocked an extension past the end of the year of a state tax credit that’s subsidized the rehabilitation of historic properties like Durham’s American Tobacco complex.


Aug. 01, 2014 @ 05:20 PM

Police log, August 2

  • Woman found on trail died of gunshot wounds
  • Police seeking burglary, arson suspect
  • Police asking for robbery information

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:17 PM

Crash sends 4 to hospital

Police and fire crews responded to a car crash on the 2700 block of Holloway Street about 9:10 p.m. Thursday that left four people with serious injuries.

Aug. 01, 2014 @ 06:05 PM

UNC Board of Governors approves need-based aid cap

The University of North Carolina Board of Governors approved Thursday a 15 percent cap on the share of need-based aid that is paid out of tuition dollars.

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 09:07 PM

Panel releases campus security recommendations

Speaking before a series of recommendations were released to address campus sexual assault, violence and drug and alcohol abuse, University of North Carolina President Tom Ross told the UNC Board of Governors on Thursday that the campuses “remain safe.”

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 08:37 PM

Motion seeks to move Willingham case to federal court

Attorneys at the N.C. Attorney General’s office want the case brought by former athletics department learning specialist Mary Willingham against the University of North Carolina and the UNC-Chapel Hill moved to federal court.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 05:34 PM

Police to revisit Mahato murder in wake of acquittal

After a jury acquitted Laurence Lovette on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery Wednesday, Durham Police Chief Jose Lopez said the department will revisit the Abhijit Mahato case – six years after his death.


Jul. 31, 2014 @ 04:49 PM

Police log: Break-in on Mimosa; Apple Store robbed

  • Thieves nab electronics, shoes in robbery
  • Apple Store target in robbery

Jul. 31, 2014 @ 10:09 AM

Remembering Feng Liu

It was a somber celebration of life Wednesday night, exactly one week since the brutal attack took the life of Feng Liu, a University of North Carolina professor.

Colleagues, students, strangers and members of the UNC family came out to remember  Liu, who many described as a loving husband, father and mentor.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Fate of historic-preservation subsidy still up in air

Staging a mini-revolt against the chamber’s own leaders, the N.C. House Finance Committee agreed Wednesday to try once again to extend a state tax credit that subsidizes the renovation of historic buildings.

Jul. 30, 2014 @ 06:56 PM

Off-duty cop locates missing adult, child

The search for a 4-year-old boy and a 27-year-old Durham woman came to a halt one day after the two were reported missing.